Youth Conference ‘Culture & Heritage in a Digital World’ Share Share this page Share 'Youth Conference ‘Culture & Heritage in a Digital World’' via Facebook, Twitter or email below. × Berlin – what better place to begin exploring cultural heritage!? From London to Berlin – UK participants ready to embark on their cultural heritage journey! What do you hope to learn, do and take away from this weekend? Saturday morning: 20 participants set off on a guided tour of Berlin’s street art. Clärchens Ballhaus – a 1913 ballroom saved from dereliction. Perfect location to discover street art and cultural heritage. Street art: vandalism or cultural heritage to be protected? Participants explored the Hackescher Höfe to help answer this question. Saturday morning: 20 participants had a guided tour through Berlin’s Bavarian quarter. he group explored the controversial public art exhibiton ‘Orte des Erinnerns’ (Places of Remembrance) in the former Jewish neighbourhood. The tour concluded at the simple yet powerfully moving memorial of Platform 17 in Grunewald. Saturday morning: 20 participants visited the Berlin Wall Memorial – an outdoor exhibiton space along the former border strip. They were transported back to different periods of history when the Berlin Wall was still standing, through Virtual Reality headsets! From then, to now – participants were shocked by just how real the history felt, leading to discussions about future digital advancements. Saturday afternoon: the three groups met at the former Tempelhof airport, where they had lunch together next to the runway! Participants learnt about the vast history of this huge airport – through WWII, the Berlin airlift, the Cold War, to being a modern-day film set location. Participant’s work: what does my local cultural heritage mean to me? By Olivia Participant’s work: what does my local cultural heritage mean to me? By Ethne Participant’s work: what does my local cultural heritage mean to me? By Nele Sunday reflections: deep in discussion about the future of cultural heritage. Why is cultural heritage important? Participants reflect on this key question. Lights, camera, action! Young people hard at work on both sides of the camera, creating their cultural heritage film.