Meeting at Visaginas City Council, Lithuania

On the 12th of March, just before the EU countries began to shut down their borders in an attempt to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, Egle Rindzeviciute visited Visaginas City Council, Lithuania. In the meeting with the Mayor of Visaginas and his team, Rindzeviciute presented the findings from the research projects, the ongoing activities of the “Nuclear Cultural Heritage” network and discussed the opportunities to develop nuclear cultural heritage in Visaginas.

The Mayor’s office and members of community expressed a strong interest in industrial heritage as an asset for the future prosperity of this fascinating city and its diverse community. In the evening the same day, Rindzeviciute read a lecture on nuclear cultural heritage and discussed its future prospects with the representatives of the veteran community of the Ignalina nuclear power plant and gave an interview to the local television channel. The visit was facilitated by the expert guide and heritage developer Oksana Denisenko.

 

Photos kindly provided by Agne Gintalaite.