Opening of Traveling Exhibition in Berlin Gate, September, 2007

We would like to announce that last Saturday 1st September 2007 in Kostrzyn nad Odrą during the Fortress Days took place the ceremony of opening of Traveling Exhibition.

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The ceremonial opening of Traveling Exhibition was conducted by dr. Andrzej Kunt - the Mayor of the City of Kostrzyn nad Odrą and Mr Hartmut Roeder – coordinator of the Baltic Fort Route Project.

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In this event participated BFR project partners from Fort Gorgast, Humboldt University Berlin, Europa University Viadrina, Citadel Spandau, Municipality of City Kaunas, Kaunas University of Technology, Historical Museum of City Gdańsk and Municipality of City Giżycko. Moreover the opening of Traveling Exhibition attracted many inhabitants of Kostrzyn nad Odrą and neighboring towns from Poland and Germany.

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The opening of the Traveling Exhibition coincided with the opening of tourist information office located in Berlin Gate. Tourist information office was opened thanks to financial means from Baltic Fort Route project which were spent on renovation of Berliner Gate. Traveling Exhibition gives insight into history, architecture, nature and life in fortresses of Baltic Fort Route.

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The Exhibition will stay in Kostrzyn nad Odrą for the next three months. After this period it will be moved to another Project Partner – Fort Gorgast (Germany).