• European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 logo: how to labeled Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe activities?

    As a member of the Stakeholders Committee of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH), the European Institute of Cultural Routes can grant the “EYCH 2018” label to selected activities implemented by the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.

    The activities should be consistent with EYCH objectives (https://europa.eu/cultural-heritage/about_en) and shed the light on how European cultural heritage builds stronger societies, creates jobs and prosperity and how we can protect it.

    If interested in obtaining the EYCH2018 logo for your activity, fill in the form (attachment below) and send it to Laura Ligazzolo (laura.ligazzolo@culture-routes.lu).



    Some activities of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe have already received EYCH 2018 label, find here below the calendar and save the dates!

    Cultural Route of the Council of Europe  date place event more information
    The Via Francigena 27th May from Acquapendente to Montefiascone (Italy) European Francigena Marathon The European Francigena Marathon is a walking event meant at promoting an area, with a remarkable historical, cultural and environmental heritage along the Via Francigena. The activity, approved andinsured by FIASP, consists in a non-competitive walk, for recreational leisure. Along the 42,195km cultural and parallel events (exhibition, conferences, local food, concerts...) are scheduled.
    Réseau Art Nouveau Network 10th June Alesund (Norway), Aveiro (Portugal), Bad Neuheim, Darmstadt (Germany), Barcelona, Melilla, Terrassa (Spain), Budapest (Hungary), Brussels (Belgium), Glasgow (United Kingdom), La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Nancy (France), Oradea (Romania), Riga (Latvia), Subotica, Belgrade (Serbia), Szeged (Croatia), Vienna (Austria) World Art Nouveau Day

    In order to celebrate and promote the European Art Nouveau heritage and in particular its member cities, the Network organizes a photography contest on its Facebook page as part of the Art Nouveau World Day. This year’s theme of the contest will be “My Favorite Art Nouveau Architect!” to celebrate the architects, who have marked the Art Nouveau movement! The contest is open to all and aims at reaching the general public, to make them become Ambassadors of their local Art Nouveau heritage. The contest will be accompanied with activities organized locally.

    The European Route of Jewish Heritage 2nd September - 29th October Austria, Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom European Story Telling Jewish Heritage Festival The aim of the Festival is to celebrate simultaneously in different European countries events linked to discovering the intangible Jewish heritage through storytelling activities in places of tangible Jewish heritage. The storytelling activities will seek to promote interaction between different generations, creating a dialogue between young people and older people, where young people can collect, record and edit these stories using digital technology. The event will on one hand, promote awareness of the tangible and intangible heritage among the youngest by promoting their leadership in the activities, and on the other, avoid the loss of the testimonies of older people by collecting them in a single project.
    European Route of Historical Thermal Towns end of September - mid-October (to be fixed) Brussels (Belgium) EHTTA and ESPA Joint Conference on Thermalism and Thermal EU policies Conference organised jointly by the European Historical Thermal towns Association and the European Spas Association, and dedicated to the links between health and cultural tourism. The event will moreover offer the possibility to explore and get to know about the European policies related to thermalism.
    The Saint Martin of Tours Route 11th November Dom-le-Mesnil, Région Hauts-de-France, Région Picardie, Région Grand Est (France), Rhénanie-Palatinat, Bade-Wurtemberg, Nord-Rhein Westfalen (Germany) Flemish Region (Belgium) Dom-le-Mesnil, international munnicipality for sharing Sharing: principle and duty for peace. 11-year-old children from 11 municipalities along the Saint Martin of Tours Route will inaugurate on the occasion of the Saint Martin and Armistice Day, a commemorative stone dedicated to the theme of sharing. The aim is to remind everyone that peace will only be built on sharing equitable essential resources.





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