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Betina Week of Folklore

During Betina Week of Folkore two wonderful evenings were held in front of our musuem. First, we opened the Exhibition of Scarfs from the collection of our Melita & Ajka, members of Zora Cultural Association. We talked with the authors of the exhibition and learned more about the motifs on the scarves, what type of scarf was worn in different occasions, ways to wear a scarf… The exhibition will be set up during the Betina Week of Folklore. We had a lot of interesting things to see in the Evening of Old Arts and Crafts. Boatbuilder Milan Jadrešić almost “moved” the entire workshop to our street and demonstrated the production of wooden boat parts. Our creative Esma Šandrić and Neda Juran showed us what were they…

Opening of the Betina Museum’s open-air exhibition

On Saturday, June 8th, we opened our open-air exhibition. The minister of culture of the Republic of Croatia, Nina Obuljen Koržinek, personally attended the opening ceremony. Guided by the director of our Museum and the Mayor of the Municipality of Tisno, she visited the museum outside the walls – traditional wooden boats in the harbour and our permanent exhibition inside the museum building. Betina Museum’s  open-air exhibition is a unique project in the Republic of Croatia. The most beautiful traditional wooden boats are preserved and presented in situ. Apart from becoming of greater importance at the cultural level, boats represent the identity of the local community and the area in which they originated. Each wooden boat in its form presents the area in which it originated, the…

European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award 2019 for Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding

The winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019, Europe’s most prestigious honour in the field, funded by the Creative Europe Programme, were announced today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage network. We’re proud to announce that, among this year’s winners in the category Education, Training and Awareness-raising, the Award also goes to Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding. Independent Juries of heritage experts from across Europe examined a total of 149 applications, submitted by organisations and individuals from 34 European countries, and selected the winners. The 25 laureates from 16 countries have been recognised for their impressive accomplishments in conservation, research, dedicated service, and education, training and awareness-raising. Among those dedicated individuals and exemplary European heritage initiatives that were awarded in 2019 are:…

Permit for the berthing of wooden boats in the open-air museum

Based on the contract that was signed with the County of Šibenik-Knin, we have been granted a permit to use seafront properties in order to use the moorings for the Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding. The permit is awarded for the presentation of traditional wooden boats as museum exhibits. The permissable area is 1482 m2, of which the total sea surface is 1383 m2, and the land 99 m2. The permit is granted for a period of 20 years.

25th forum of Mediterranean Maritime Heritage

Heritage harbours, festivals and events with the aim of preservation and promotion of cultural heritage Betina, June 6 – 9, 2019   International Forum of the Association of Mediterranean Maritime Museums (AMMM) will be held in Betina from 6 to 9 June, 2019. Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding is the host of this year’s 25th jubilee 25th, which will also be joined by the members of European Maritime Heritage – EMH at their annual meeting. Of particular importance are the ports and seaside towns, which are inherently marked by maritime heritage. The ports and seaside towns bear considerable meaning to people, which in their own significant way, are characterised  by maritime heritage. The locals identify with their town’s maritime tradition, particularly their own boats; this…

HOW TO MAKE A WOODEN BOAT

Boatbuilding is preceded by a discussion between a boat owner and a boatbuilder. Boat owner has to decide on a type and purpose of his desired boat, maritime area in which the boat will be used, its dimensions, drive and specify all the details the boat will be fitted with. Taking into account all the set parameters, boatbuilder begins with the preparation of drawings. PREPARATION OF DRAWINGS After an agreement is reached, the boatbuilder commences with boat design. First, he draws bow stem and stern frame (colloquially, ašta), and after that a midship section (šest). The boat can have from one to three sections of the same dimensions. Šest or midship section model is made of sturdy material (mostly plywood). Then he makes a deck…

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