What is it about cultural heritage that draws these people to it? Some may think traditions are archaic and no longer relevant, and that they are unnecessary during these modern times. Culture can give people a connection to certain social values, beliefs, religions and customs.
Click to take a tour About us Le Morne was proclaimed a National Heritage on 24th January due to its growing importance at the national level that is allied with a common sense of belonging. For conservation purposes the landscape possesses both a Core and a Buffer zone.
The Area is a rallying point for Mauritian from all walks of life who are deeply concerned about the country's heritage in terms of its history, culture as well as the natural environment. With its physical attributes of a natural fortress, the Le Morne Brabant Mountain has become a natural monument when during the 17 th and 18 th centuries; groups of slaves escaped the control of their masters to seek refuge on the mountain.
The landscape is also illustrative of the days of slavery in Mauritius and the quest for freedom that was ever present since human beings were "enslaved" as from the 17th, 18th and early 19th Centuries in Colonial Mauritius.
Our Vision To serve as a focal point for current and future generations to celebrate resistance against oppression anywhere in the world as well as commemorate the suffering of humans through slavery and other systems of exploitation.
It should be a living example of oppressed people achieving freedom, independence, dignity and respect for their values and cultures. It will do so by becoming a centre of excellence in terms of research, in particular the history of maroons in the wider context of slavery, and by playing a prominent role in unlocking cultural and economic opportunities for those who have suffered most under the system of slavery.
An overarching document that guides the day to day management of the Le Morne Cultural Landscape. A statutory document from the Ministry of Housing and Lands that provides guidance to direct and control development in and around the Core Zone and Buffer Zone of the Le Morne Cultural Landscape in order to protect and sustain its Outstanding Universal Value.Heritage conservation is important for identifying, recording, analysing and protecting heritage and cultural resources.
Conservation of heritage buildings is an important tool in city development which can be seen in some cities in the world.
Retro branding is a powerful tool that can be used to generate, or rather regenerate, loyalty for a brand.
Brands that have a rich heritage can use their legacy to generate strong emotional connects about value/ performance in consumers minds. The UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage, adopted in , is intended to enable States to better protect their submerged cultural heritage.
Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, Classical civilizations, and especially the Indian, have attributed supreme importance to the preservation of tradition.
In January Minister for Cultural Heritage and Art, Dario Franceschini, nominated Palermo Italian Capital of Culture for Along with the title, an award of extra funding has been given to the capital of Sicily to be invested in cultural, artistic and tourist-boosting activities.
Cultural heritage is important because it helps people connect with others who have similar backgrounds and provides a sense of unity and belonging. Cultural heritage also provides people with a link to traditions that might otherwise be lost. Two types of cultural heritage can be found throughout.