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TECHNICIANS AND POLITICAL ADMINISTRATORS FROM FINLAND, PORTUGAL, FRANCE AND SPAIN EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES IN THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND TOURIST USE OF EUROPEAN PREHISTORIC ART

TECHNICIANS AND POLITICAL ADMINISTRATORS FROM FINLAND, PORTUGAL, FRANCE AND SPAIN EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES IN THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND TOURIST USE OF EUROPEAN PREHISTORIC ART

The seminar ‘Rock Art on the Water’, held by the Finnish cities of Laukaa and Mikkeli, served to transfer expert knowledge about the future management of the large rock art sites in the region of the great lakes (Saraavesi and Saimaa) in Finland. Finnish rock art is one of the best-kept secrets of European cultural heritage. Since the late 1960s, after the different sites began to be discovered, mainly on the shores of lakes in the centre and south of the country, they gradually began to be studied at the turn of the century. In the absence of a research tradition, with mostly local publications and little institutional awareness of […]