Who we are

The Kosovo Foundation for Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHwB Kosovo) as an independent Kosovan non-governmental organization is legacy of the Swedish non-governmental organization, the Foundation of Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHwB).

CHwB Kosovo is dedicated to promote the preservation of cultural heritage in areas where the significant cultural heritage is endangered as a result of economic, social or political factors. The Foundation will also promote research on this issue. CHwB Kosovo works with cultural heritage as an active force in reconciliation, peace building and social and economic development by creating capacity, awareness and opportunities for preserving and rescuing cultural heritage in societies affected by conflict, neglect or human and natural disasters.

CHwB Kosovo is committed to equality, non-discrimination, participation, accountability and transparency.

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Culture for Growth

The aim of the programme is to create an environment where the community will become the main administrator of change and foster a sustainable economic growth through culture and cultural heritage in Kosovo and in the region.

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Heritage Space

Heritage Space enables artists and professionals in the field of culture, creative industries, and digital humanities to work in the preservation of cultural heritage through research, documentation and interpretation.

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Cultural Heritage as Human Right

The program will strengthen peace building and democratic development by promoting cultural heritage as a basic human right.

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Adaptive Reuse

The Adaptive Reuse is a series of measures and actions to be undertaken for   documentation, restoration and reuse of the monuments.

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“On the Pathways of Prizren’s silversmiths” / documentary series- interviews / Rina Geci.

This documentary brings six video-portraits of filigree masters from Prizren, and through oral history and the usage of photographs, documents and video material from personal archives, follows the pathways of the protagonist silversmiths in their profession.


‘Those Who Drown Cling to Foam’ / Animated documentary / Urtina Hoxha

“Those Who Drown Cling to Foam” is an animated documentary by Urtina Hoxha, which was produced within the fourth edition of Heritage Space.


“Yanko, Albanian King” / Translated drama from Ilya Zbadnevich / Sezgin Boynik

“Yanko, Albanian King” is the first english translated avant-garde drama from Ilya Zbadnevich, translation by Sezgin Boynik as part of the fourth edition of Heritage Space.