Treasures of folk culture from Kosovo and Metohija
Cultural heritage conservation programme in Kosovo and Metohija (Mnemosyne). Treasures of folk culture from Kosovo and Metohija was an exhibition of Serbian folk culture in Kosovo. Treasures of folk culture from Kosovo and Metohija was an exhibition of Serbian folk culture in Kosovo. The exhibition was compiled by the section of the Pristina Museum that had moved to Belgrade. As a result of the Kosovo War, the Pristina Museum (Kosovo National Museum) has split in two. In Pristina, Albanians continue to run the museum. The Serbian section of the museum is in Belgrade in connection with the Ethnographic Museum.
The exhibition displayed textiles, jewellery, weapons and other products of Kosovan folk culture in the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibits included skilfully embroidered colourful folk costumes in all their splendour. Various filigree and jewel artefacts were displayed as examples of exclusive local craftsmanship.
The Cultural heritage conservation programme in Kosovo and Metohija.
The Mnemosyne organisation was established in Belgrade to store and protect Kosovan culture and natural heritage. The organisation is independent of governments and political parties. With its conservation programme, it wants to attract interest to the protection and possible conservation of Kosovan national parks, monasteries, churches and Islamic monuments. The exhibition also portrayed the activities of the Mnemosyne organisation.