Preservation of the Endangered Gagauz Language and Cultural Traditions in Moldova

This project involves the conservation of the building and its interior wall paintings.

The 17th-century church of Saint Sargis in Meghri is known for its unique Persian inspired interior wall paintings which exemplify the cultural blending of iconography unique to this important crossroads. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Armenia, Central Asia, Asia Organiser(s): GAGAUZLUK Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $450,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 08/2016 Project Status: Completed
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