Cities of Peace Illuminated Partners and Sponsors

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Jewish Community Center of Krakow

The Jewish Community Centre of Krakow was opened in April 2008 by HRH, The Prince of Wales, and now serves as the focal point for the resurgence of Jewish life in Krakow.

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Galicia Jewish Museum

The Galicia Jewish Museum, located in Kazimierz, the Jewish district of Kraków, exists to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia, presenting Jewish history from a new perspective.

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The Global Institute for the Arts and Leadership

TGIAL’s mission is to help build a more peaceful, sustainable and beautiful world by empowering individuals, organizations, and communities to use the arts for social impact. To meet the challenges of an increasingly uncertain, volatile, and complex world, people and institutions need to be inventive, creative, resourceful, and resilient. TGIAL believes that the arts can be a singularly effective force for building those capacities to achieve positive change through measurable and sustainable outcomes.

Neuwirth Foundation

The Neuwirth Foundation, now in its fifth generation, evolved from its family origins, the Philip and Gussie Diamond Foundation. The Foundation follows the fundamentals of tzadaka: To provide quality of life for all. The Neuwirth Foundation’s mission is to support initiatives and organizations focused and dedicated to peace, art, education, and healing for the health and well being of all people and our environment.

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Ibrahim Kodra Foundation

The Ibrahim Kodra Swiss Foundation serves to protect, archive and promote the work of Ibrahim Kodra and foster the growth of cultural relations between Switzerland, the Canton of Ticino and other countries of the world though artistic, educational, and humanitarian activity.

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Crozier

Crozier, the global leader in fine art storage and logistics, serves the art world ecosystem through a strategic network that spans North America and Europe. It offers unparalleled technical expertise in the handling, installation and storing of art. Crozier’s mission is to preserve culture and innovate best practices to protect the value and integrity of treasured assets.

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Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

Golden Artist Colors, Inc. is a manufacturer of artist quality materials including colors and mediums for painting in acrylics, oils and most recently, watercolor. Located in rural Columbus and Norwich, New York, the company’s over 225 employees are committed to producing materials that encourage exploration of form and concept, while assuring archival integrity.

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Robert F. Schumann Foundation

The Robert F. Schumann Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of both humans and animals by supporting environmental, educational, arts and cultural organizations and agencies. The Cities of Peace Pristina Laboratory is among the first challenge grants ever awarded by the Robert F. Schumann Foundation.

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Swiss Diamond Hotel

The Swiss Diamond Pristina is located in the city’s financial and performing arts district, near the Government Hall and the main EU Commission Office. The hotel was awarded the 5 Stars Diamond Award International from The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences for its luxurious ambience and services.

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Fairy Dalia Foundation

The Fairy Dalia Foundation (FDH) is supported by contributions from 10% of the sales of Fairy Dalia products. Fairy Dalia is a collection of mindful designer and art products united by a common philosophy, storyline and unique image of a special Fairy. It was created for thoughtful parents, who would like to nourish inner harmony and peace in their children.

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Cultural Heritage Without Borders

CHWB is dedicated to rescuing and preserving cultural heritage affected by conflict, neglect or human and natural disaster. Its mission is to promote cultural heritage as a right in itself and a resource.  CHWB was founded in 1995 for the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflicts, natural catastrophes, neglect, poverty or political and social conflicts.

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Kosovo Museum

The Kosovo Museum in Pristina, built as a villa by Austrians for the Turkish army in 1898, once had a rich collection of prehistoric objects uncovered in Kosovo. Many were removed to Belgrade before the troubles started in 1998; hundreds of items yet to be returned. The extensive permanent archaeology exhibition details life in the region in the Illyrian, Dardanian and Roman periods with excellent English-language texts.

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University of Pristina

The University of Pristina, founded in 1969, was an historical event for the people of Kosova. The University consists of 17 faculties, including those of Philosophy, Faculty of Law and of Economics, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Medicine.

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Russian-Armenian University

The Russian-Armenian University was founded following the interstate agreement between the Republic of Armenia and Russian Federation in 1997. During the relatively short time of its existence, RAU, with 31 Departments and eight Institutes, has become a leading educational and scientific center in Armenia and an excellent model of integration in education.

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Libeco

Libeco is a venerable Belgian textile company which manufactures and distributes linen and linen products. The company grew out of the merger of Libeco and Lagae in 1997. Libeco was founded as Libeert & Cie in 1864; Lagae was founded in 1858. The main office is located in Meulebeke in a region of Flanders, Belgium, which is known for its flax culture and textile industry.

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National Gallery of Armenia

The National Gallery of Armenia is the country’s major art gallery. The collection displayed in the fifty-six halls gives an idea of the history of the national fine art and decorative-applied art as well as presents world art from ancient times till present day. In the halls of European, Russian, Armenian and Oriental art viewers can get acquainted with works by Aivazovsky, Sureniants, Sarian, Serov, Kandinsky, Donatello, Rodin, Chagall and other prominent artists.

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U.S. Embassy Kosovo

The U.S Live-streaming of Cities of Peace Illuminated work in Pristina by the US Embassy Kosovo reached 38,000 viewers. Through the US Consulate General Krakow, the Auschwitz Initiative aims to reach no fewer than 30,000 people.