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“My favourite places in Joensuu” – workshop day for young adults

InterActive History project coordinator Reetta-Mari Kellokoski from North Karelian Museum visited “Ota päivä haltuun” group in the youth center Whisper in Joensuu on April 1st. The workshop dayin the youth center Whisper included Reetta-Mari’s presentation about Utra district’s history, making waffles and drawing maps with the theme “my favourite places […]


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InterActive History project presentation in Joensuu

Reetta-Mari Kellokoski (North Karelia Museum, Joensuu) and Sini-Maria Melanen (Ilomansi Museum Association) presented the InterActive History project in the North Karelian Regional Council in Joensuu (Finland). The project aroused great interest among the audience and was especially appreciated for its focus on children and young people, as well as for […]


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Olonets national museum opens the Bank of Recollections

The InterActive History project is moving forward. One of the project locations is the Olonets national museum of Southern Karelians. In the course of the project the museum exhibition will be renewed. It is devoted to the history of Olonets and the main historic site in the city – the […]


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InterActive History project in Kurkijoki

In March 2019 the team of the InterActive History project visited the village of Kurkijoki, one of the project locations. Kurkijoki is one of the most important places for archaeologists of Russia and Finland. In the late XIXth century an ancient burial site, the so-called Viking Grave, was excavated on […]


”Stories along the River” storytelling workshop

Stories along the River

The North Karelian Museum and InterActive History project organized a ”Stories along the River” storytelling workshop in the North Karelian Museum Hilma on 1st March. The concept of storytelling workshop was based on the ”Continue the Story” model developed by Finnish Heritage Agency and the National Museum of Finland together […]


InterActive History international project in Olonets

InterActive History international project in Olonets

Implementation of the InterActive History Russian-Finnish project is building up. In late January 2019 the team of the InterActive History project visited Olonets to coordinate further activities to be carried out in the Olonets national museum of Southern Karelians. Several experts also joined the project team in this 2-day trip […]


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Opening seminar of the InterActive History cross-border cooperation project

On December 11-13, 2018 Petrozavodsk hosted an opening seminar of the InterActive History project and brought together Russian and Finnish partners and participants from Joensuu, Ilomantsi, Outokumpu, Olonets, Kurkijoki and Petrozavodsk. Minister of culture of the Republic of Karelia Alexey Lesonen opened the seminar. Mia Häyrinen, assistant of the Petrozavodsk […]


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InterActive History project team heads to Olonets

Project manager Elena Kholodkova and project coordinator Artem Stepanov visited the Olonets national museum of Sothern Karelians, one of the project’s participants. Different issues related to the implemention of the project were on the agenda of the meeting with museum director Natalia Nickolaeva. The project team made a tour of […]