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18 April: ICOMOS Albania, Heritage of Sports-sports in antiquity

Organizers-Icomos Albania in collaboration with University of Tirana (Archaeology and Culture heritage department) Short presentation of the event- The event will consist in visiting the new archaeological excavations of the site as well as discussion about the activities and sports in Amantia in ancient times. The event will be held in the 3rd century stadium of the ancient city of Amantia. Note: (The ancient stadium of Amantia was built in the 3rd century BCE. It has 300 places designated for the spectators. The stadium is the best-preserved monument and situated about 150 metros outside of the surrounding walls of the city. Part of it was discovered in 1949 during an archaeological expedition). When? (from 14-22 April 2016-to be decided yet) Where? Country, town, address- Archaeological park of Amantia, Plloçë, Vlorë, Albania. Official contact: edlira.caushi[at]gmail.com Official website:
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18 April: ICOMOS Armenia, ‘‘Lion and bull hunting in the Urartian state’’

Who? ICOMOS/Armenia, ”Erebuni” Historical & Archaeological Museum-Reserve What? Exhibition ‘‘Lion and bull hunting in the Urartian state’’ dedicated to the lion and bull ritual hunting, which was original and unusual competition and included some sporty elements. When? April 18, 2016 Where? Armenia, Yerevan, Erebuni 38str. Official contact : +374 10 43 89 53 / +374 10 52 35 01
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18 April: ICOMOS Bulgaria, The Amphitheater of Ulpia Serdica

Who? Bulgarian National Committee of ICOMOS and Architectural Heritage at Union of Architect in Bulgarian What? At the meeting Mr. Zharin Velichkov, main archaeologist of the excavations will made a presentation and will be discussed the problems of this type of monuments in Bulgaria. When? April, 18, 2016. Where? Bulgaria, Sofia, 11, Krakra str. Union of Archiects in Bulgaria Official contact: ICOMOS Bulgaria, Bulgaria, Sofia, 11, Slaveykov sqr.,00359 2 980 60 50 Official website :www.icomos-bg.org
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ICOMOS ISC ICAHM : 2016 Conference

The International Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management is holding its Annual Conference in Salalah, Oman to present and discuss: Archaeological Park as World Heritage Site – A Management Strategy for the Future www.icomos.org/icahm/oman_home.html Email: culture@omantel.net.om
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