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Start Christmas Eve morning with mulled wine and a broadcast to the world from the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station. Come and join the traditional Christmas Eve broadcast in the beautiful Grimeton World Heritage Site broadcasting hall, follow it on Youtube or tune in if you have your own radio receiver.
Join in the celebration of UN Day by experiencing the launch and transmission of a message via the almost 100-year-old long-wave transmitter at the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station.
– We help Easypark to enable its initiative through our facility and our years of experience in wireless communication. Using radio technology, we have launched the app into space. “Radio is still very much in use and it is exciting that radio continues to contribute to innovation in the field of technology and opens up new opportunities,” says Camilla Lugnet, CEO of The World Heritage of Grimeton.
Soprano Karin Dahlberg and pianist Bernt Wilhelmsson visit the Grimeton World Heritage Site with a unique concert in the radio station’s broadcasting hall, the place where Karin’s grandfather Hans Palmqvist was station manager for 40 years.
At the end of August, major maintenance work will begin at Grimeton Radio Station. Specifically, on the high central part of the broadcasting hall, where there are windows on both sides that will now be replaced. Länsstyrelsen in Halland has granted funds for the initiative as it contributes to the possibility of understanding the original character and function of the building.
On Friday, August 18, all the parties who have been involved in the project over the past year with their expertise and perspectives will gather for the very first time for a field expedition among ancient remains, marrow graves and various finds. They will learn from each other’s perspectives. During this field visit, the aim is to find out if there are any conflicting objectives regarding the management of the cultural and natural values of the antenna site, and how this can be managed in the future so that both perspectives are taken into account and promoted. The project team is now inviting journalists to join the field expedition.
Kungl. The Vitterhetsakademien has granted funds from the Lars Lawski Fund for the conservation of cultural heritage buildings. The Grimeton World Heritage Site is one of sixteen projects deemed to be of great cultural and historical value, all of which are accessible to the public, and has thus been awarded SEK 1 million of the total SEK 23 million the Fund has chosen to support to promote Swedish cultural heritage conservation.