INFORMATION ABOUT PROJECT ,,REVITALIZATION OF THE SYNAGOGUE BUDYNĚ NAD OHŘÍ" WHICH PROVIDE TOWN BUDYNĚ NAD OHŘÍ WITH CO-FINANCE FOUND EHP/NORWAY 2014-2021
The Budyně nad Ohří Synagogue was declared an immovable cultural monument and is the property of the city of Budyně nad Ohří. With the financial assistance of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the city financially supports repairs of privately owned cultural monuments. The city started repairing the synagogue in 2019 and the repairs continued in 2020. In the same year, the city submitted an application to the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic for a grant to repair the synagogue from EEA/Norway funds 2014-2021. The application was approved by the Ministry of Finance under project number KU-CH1-052, which runs from 1 April 2020 to 30 April 2024. The entire project is carried out with the cooperation of the Recipient (city of Budyně nad Ohří, Czech Republic) and the Norwegian partner (Stil Service Martin Funda, Selbu, - Flora Norway). Both the Beneficiary and the Partner proceed according to the Partnership Agreement in such a way that the project proceeds to its proper and timely completion of implementation.
The revitalization of the synagogue in Budyně nad Ohří is based on the restoration of the original form and meaning of the synagogue according to the preserved historical sources, which is currently in a state of disrepair, with the threat of total destruction.
The synagogue was built in the first half of the 18th century as a wooden building, which was rebuilt into a brick with elements of Classicism and Rococo. The building has not been restored to this day, and there are serious static failures, such as deformation of the ceiling and walls, skewing of the primeter wall. The building is currently closed to the public.
The realization of the project will provide static securing of the building incl. realization of building modifications, masonry remediation and completion of women's gallery incl. Pair of wooden columns. Furthermore, the tabernacle will be created incl. stage and all elements visible from historical photographs, including the addition of floor layers and the basic furniture of the synagogue. The interior will be restored historical paintings, including lining.
The exterior will be renewd facade, restoration of window, door lining and fillings, roofing and staircase will be replaced. The project will also include the construction of emergency social facilities and a minor adjusment of external areas incl. entrace to the cellar.
The aim of the project is to revitalize the monument as a whole and return it to its appearance and function for religious and cultural purposes.
The project partnership will be implemented with the Norwegian partner. Involvement of the partner in the project will take place in the matter of expert consultations in the preparation of the restoration of furniture and other antique objects, followed by holding seminars on the topic of reconstruction of real estate in the Czech Republic in Norway, the aim of which is to share good experience.
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