The Routes of Wolfram in Europe - memories of men and industrial heritage were on display at the Media library of CGD in Luxembourg on the 29th and 30th June and 1st July.

During this exhibition, have been presented the European partners that, together, aim to keep alive the memory of the industrial social and cultural heritage which involved the exploitation of that ore in Europe during the II World War, and the project that should be carried on within this theme.

The exhibition was honored with the presence of the Ambassador of Spain in Luxembourg and Mrs. Ambassadress of Portugal in Luxembourg during the lecture and refreshments made on the 1st July. In this event, these two entities lent their support to this project which they consider relevant to the future memory of Europe.

Were also present representatives of the IEIC in Luxembourg, Dr. Penelope and Dr. Elonora Berti, representatives of media library of CGD in Luxembourg, and the Confederation of the Portuguese Community in Luxembourg that provided support for the event, such as local media and visitors.

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On 22 and 23 November 2012, the project "Routes of Wolfram in Europe, Memory of Men and Industrial Heritage” was represented in the Annual Consultative Forum of the Council of Europe Cultural Routes, which took place in the city of Colmar, France.

During the Forum was possible to collect information and good practice in the management of cultural itineraries, shared by representatives of routes already recognized, which will be particularly useful in assembly of the project "Routes of Wolfram in Europe" and at the preparation of the application for recognition as "Council of Europe Cultural Route".

It was also possible be aware of the key developments of cultural routes program at european level, including the latest activities that have been developed, as well the plans for the year 2013.

The participation report in this event can be found here.

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The “Clube dos Jornalistas” – Club of Journalists - reported in the past July 2, the winners of the awards «Prémios Gazeta 2011». The prize Gazeta for Television was awarded by Amelia Moura Ramos with her work "The Nazi Tungsten", broadcast by SIC. This story evokes, with unpublished images and information, two villages in Arouca - Regoufe and Rio de Frades - where, during the 2nd World War, British and German, respectively, peacefully explored in nearby mines, the ore wanted by their own armies.

"The Nazi Tungsten" is a television report signed by the journalist Amelia Moura Ramos, with the image of Rafael Homem and edition of João Nunes.

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The article “The Nazi Tungsten”, based on the exploitation of wolfram in Arouca and broadcasted by SIC TV show Perdidos e Achados, was nominated for the most important international prize for best use of archival footage, in the Focal International Festival.

This report shows how Germans [Rio de Frades] and English [Regoufe] peacefully worked together in the extraction of ore in Arouca, during the World War II, that was then sold to the Allies and the Nazis.

"The Nazi Tungsten" is a reportage work of the journalist Amelia Moura Ramos, with the image of Rafael Homem and edition of John Newman.

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