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In early January 2017, Romania’s Ministry of Culture submitted an official application to make the village of Roșia Montană a UNESCO World Heritage Site--an important step towards the site’s protection. Yet the breathtaking landscape of Roșia Montană still faces many challenges.
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Blog post | June 02, 2017

Meeting My Luck at Wat Chaiwatthanaram

Poom scraping off biogrowth.
In this blog post, Khun Poom talks about his luck of becoming a conservator at Wat Chaiwatthanaram, and unexpectedly finding his own form of riches in the form a lacquered Buddha statue.
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Wat Chaiwatthanaram boulos meru C4, interior
In this blog post, WMF Program Director for Wat Chaiwatthanaram Conservation Project, Ayutthaya Project Jeff Allen presents brief descriptions previewing four new conservators that were hired and trained by WMF to work in Wat Chaiwatthanaram. Individual blog posts by each of the conservators will follow.
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Blog post | May 16, 2017

Of Garudas and Donors

Garuda #1 at Preah Khan Temple
In this blog post, WMF Regional Representative in Southeast Asia Ginevra Boatto shares her experience after meeting a friend of Samuel Miller, the first donor to WMF’s “Adopt a Garuda” campaign.
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Blog post | April 28, 2017

Thoughts on I.M. Pei

I.M. Pei’s pyramid at the Louvre Museum, Paris (1989)
On the 100th birthday of I.M. Pei, WMF United States Program Director Frank Sanchis shares his thoughts on the architect’s legacy and WMF’s new social media campaign on modern architecture, #ModernCentury.
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