Journey through history of V4 countries – serf towns

Program: International Visegrad Fund

Lead partner: Kishuv Museum


  • Museum of Tesin Region
  • National Archives of Hungary
  • Historical Museum in Bielsko-Biała
  • Orava museum of P. O.
  • Hviezdoslav in Dolny Kubin
  • Museum Považie region in Žilina
  • Museum of Novojičín Region
  • Museum Silesia Cieszyn Region
  • Kysuce Muzeum in Čadca

Implementation: 12/2020-11/2021

Total: 9 200 €
Fund: 100%

Project description: The Kysuckie Museum in Čadca and the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation TRITIA obtained funding from the International Visegrad Fund for the implementation of the project entitled “Journey through the history of the Visegrad countries – serf cities” (Slovak: “Zemepanské městá – cesta dejinami”). The project aimed to show the development of peasant (serf) towns in Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic. As part of the project, a seminar was held at the Radola manor. During the seminar, experts from partner institutions met. The seminar took place in March 2021. As part of the project, creative craft workshops for pupils and students of Slovak and foreign schools were also carried out. The aim of the project was cross-border integration and cooperation in the field of historical research and cultural heritage; networking and bringing together partner institutions, strengthening long-term cooperation, mutual exchange and knowledge sharing; promoting access to and presentation of historical research through seminars, exhibitions, publications and events to the general public; presentation of the cultural heritage and historical traditions of individual regions.

The project is co-financed by the Governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.