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Gion Festival participants celebrate Ofune-hoko Machiya, Kyoto, Japan, July 2017.
Mitsuo Inagaki, WMF Regional Representative for Japan, reflects on his experience at a 2017 Watch Day celebrating the newly restored Ofune-hoko Machiya, held in tandem with the Gion Festival in Kyoto, Japan.
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Blog post | August 28, 2017

A View From On High

Arch of Janus after restoration, July 2017.
John Darlington, Executive Director, World Monuments Fund Britain, reflects on a recent visit to the Arch of Janus and its restoration activities.
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Blog post | July 18, 2017

Wat Chaiwatthanaram's Master Mason

Khun Mali at Wat Chaiwatthanaram
In this blog post, WMF Program Director for Wat Chaiwatthanaram Conservation Project Jeff Allen talks about Khun Mali, Master Mason of Wat Chaiwatthanaram, whose skill and experience encompasses a thirty year career in masonry conservation.
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The destruction of sites throughout Mosul over the last three years has made headlines and deepened the pain we feel for those subjected to the violence that has killed countless Iraqi citizens and left a major city in shambles as its residents seek the most basic essentials of food, water, and safety.
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Blog post | June 22, 2017

A Celebration of Rome's Forum Boarium

Arch of Janus
A Watch Day event for the Arch of Janus highlighted the ensemble of monuments that make up the Forum Boarium, including the Temples of Hercules and Portunus, previously included on the Watch and restored with support from WMF.
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