RegioStars Awards 2018

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Finalist: Vista Alegre heritage museum

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Rank # 2

An amazing masterplan to revive 2 centuries of historical porcelain, starting with its crown jewel – Vista Alegre Museum – and spreading the intervention to the entire surroundings: the theatre, the factory, the chapel, the hotel, the workers neighbourhood and the precinct. A profound rehabilitation, aiming to show reindustrialization in porcelain industry. This integrated project allows preservation of an international cultural heritage site, saving the brand from ruin and increasing tourism in the region.

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Official title: A shining landmark representing two centuries of the world porcelain history
Region: Centro
Member State: Portugal
EU funds amount: EUR 2 221 337.03
Timespan: 01/03/2014 to 30/09/2015
Organisation: Municipality of Ílhavo
Category: Investing in cultural heritage
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