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The old oil mill cooperative Vandellòs will be a museum in late September

The old oil mill cooperative Vandellòs will be a museum in late September

Hospitalet de l'Infant. Costa Dorada. IDETSA, the municipal Vandellòs Hospitalet de l'Infant who is responsible for the management of some public works promoted by the council, has provisionally awarded the renovation of the Mill Oil-oil Interpretation Centre to COSAM company, SCP for an amount of almost 153,000 euros and the company museumisation Symbolic Communication Ltd., amounting to 225,000.00 euros. The rehabilitation work will cause changes in the architecture and facilities of the existing building of the old oil mill cooperative Vandellós, the City acquired in 1996. The company awarded the rehabilitation work and the company being awarded the museumisation working to coordinate the tasks and set deadlines for the award provided. Once the renovation, the building will house the interpretation center of the oil. This center, museum mode, pick the one hand the different processes of producing oil (with a large collection of tools and machinery), and various testimonies of people directly related to the processes derived. 'The idea is to inaugurate this center, which will have an exhibition space of 275 m2, in late September, coinciding with the Festival of Vandellòs. Thereafter, guided tours are offered and agreed, 'said the Councillor for Culture, Maite Boquera. Boquera has stressed the role that the neighbors have in this project. In this regard, said: 'We want to build through the testimony, with names, their experiences from their personal stories. We want to maximize the human factor, the closeness, authenticity. For this reason, as stated in the draft museumisation who commissioned the council of Tarragona and Symbolic Communication Ltd. company, included pictures and videos of people Vandellòs. Testimonials, both written and spoken text, transcribed speech of people with the territory. Among these documents, there will be a film about the process of collecting the oil from olives, entitled 'Our Oil', filmed in 1976, two neighbors who have given the City Council: Albert Agulló Lancet and Ramon. With this project, added the Councillor of Culture, the City of Vandellòs Hospitalet de l'Infant aims' to strengthen and expand the cultural attractions of the municipality to create an attractive tourism product that serves dynamic core projects and Additional cultural activities, promote the dissemination of forms of life for hundreds of years have been part of everyday life of Baix Camp, preserve different spaces characteristic of the environment and raise awareness to people's own territory as tourists of the importance of agriculture in our society..  

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