Meeting with media

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the reopening to the cult dela Church, Last Tuesday 30 May we had a meeting with journalists and media who regularly cover news related to Church, art or restoration of historic monuments in Valencia.

The purpose of this meeting was to thank the work of cultural diffusion that have always given to the Historical Site of San Juan del Hospital. Elena Salvador, -He works at the Institute of Heritage Restoration of the polytechnic University, He explained the different stages of rehabilitation have been made, and specifically in restoring South Patio where the old medieval city cemetery and the consolidation and reconstruction of the arc-century funeral thrones XIII-XIV is located.

D. Carlos Cremades stressed that during these 50 years has worked in the church to restore its original beauty and at the same time developing initiatives of catechesis, solidarity and dissemination of culture.

Later in the chapel of San Miguel, Mar Sabate, responsible for the restoration of wall paintings fifteen years ago, we explained that are dated in the thirteenth century, its high quality, technical delicacy with which they were executed, and a pigment difficult to get as vermilion and ultramarine.

In the afternoon we also visited the students of Master in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

We leave the links of different news generated following this meeting:

The church of San Juan del Hospital in Valencia, thirteenth century, celebrates the 50 anniversary of its reopening to the cult

San Juan del Hospital reveals its secrets

Before and after San Juan del Hospital

San Juan del Hospital will open the spine of the Roman circus

Five quirks that explain why the historical site of San Juan del Hospital Valencia is unique

Más imágenes del encuentro con periodistas en la galería fotográfica, click here.

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