Deadline for application: 4 February 2019

Routes4U Grants | Deadline reminder

8 January 2019 Luxembourg

Cultural Routes networks certified by the Council of Europe have until the 4 February 2019 to apply to the Routes4U Grants. Project proposals shall produce an added value in the domain of Cultural Routes and EU macro-regional strategies, helping to enhance the common identity within the...

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Romania to host the 2019 Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes in Sibiu (2-4 October 2019)

2-4 October 2019 Sibiu, Romania

Romania will be a key partner for the Cultural Routes programme in 2019, with the Annual Advisory Forum taking place in Sibiu between 2 and 4 October. Member of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) since 2013, Romania is a very active member of the EPA...

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Albania to become Observer with the Enlarged Partial Agreement in 2019

1 January 2019 Strasbourg, France

On 22 November 2018, the Minister of Culture of Albania, Mrs. KUMBARO FURXHI, requested Observer status with the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe. Pursuant to article 2.3 of Committee of Ministers Resolution (2013)66 confirming the establishment of the EPA,...

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OECD: International conference on Culture for Local Development

6-7 DECEMBER VENICE

Organised by the OECD in cooperation with the European Commission and UNESCO, the international conference “Unleashing the Transformative Power of Culture and Creativity for Local Development” was held on 6-7 December 2018 in Venice, Italy. The event was attended by the Italian Minister of...

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Luxembourg: European Institute on Cultural Routes hosts the “Heritage for Future” Conference

3-4 DECEMBER 2018 LUXEMBOURG

On 3-4 December 2018, the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) co-organised, in partnership with the Luxembourg Agency for Cultural Action and Creative Europe Desk Luxembourg, a conference entitled “Heritage For Future”. Opened by Mrs Snezana Samardic-Markovic, Director General of...

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Poland: Cultural Routes programme presented at the Baltic Sea State Forum

28-30 NOVEMBER 2018 GDANSK, POLAND

Organised by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the National Maritime Museum in Gdansk, the Baltic Sea State Forum “Cultural Heritage in Promotion and Development of the Baltic Sea Region” took place from 28 to 30 of November in Gdansk, Poland. The meeting identified...

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Holy See: Council of Europe, Conference on Cultural Routes as journeys of faith and encounter

27 NOVEMBER 2018 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Intended to highlight the recent accession of the Holy See to the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA), the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the Council of Europe and the Council of Bishops' Conferences of Europe (CCEE) co-organised a conference...

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Luxembourg: meeting of the Board of Directors of the European Institute of Cultural Routes

22 NOVEMBER 2018 Luxembourg

On 22 November, the Board of Directors of the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) held its meeting in Luxembourg, at the Cultural Centre of Neumünster Abbey. Christian BIEVER, EICR President, as well as Representatives of the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Enlarged...

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Russian Federation: Presentation of the Cultural Routes at the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum

15 November 2018 Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme was presented at the second International conference “Cultural Routes of the Slavic world on the map of Europe” held in Saint-Petersburg on 15 November 2018, within the framework of the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum...

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Croatia: international conference on the “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree” as a model for Europe’s values, heritage and sustainable development

14-16 November 2018 Mali Losinj, Croatia

In the framework of the Croatian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe and of the Central European Initiative, in cooperation with the Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes, the international conference “Cultural Routes of the Olive Tree as a model for...

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The European Institute of Cultural Routes receives the Iberian Biennial of Cultural Heritage Award

10 NOVEMBER 2018 VALLADOLID, SPAIN

The European Institute of Cultural Routes (Luxembourg) was awarded the 2018 XI Iberian Biennial of Cultural Heritage award for its contribution to European values and longtime support to the Cultural Routes of the Council Europe Programme. Set up as part of a political agreement between the...

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2018 meeting of the Committee of the Member States of the EPA on Cultural Routes

23 OCTOBER 2018 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

On 23 October 2018, the Committee of the members States of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) met in the premises of the Council of Europe (Palais de l’Europe, Strasbourg), where they discussed budgets, the updated programme of activities 2018 and the draft programme 2019. ...

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Romania: First Routes4U meeting for the Danube Region (EUSDR)

6 NOVEMBER 2018 BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

On 6 November, the first Routes4U meeting for the Danube Region (EUSDR) took place in Bucharest, Romania. Over 70 participants from national and regional institution from the EU macro-region, as well as Cultural Routes certified by the Council of Europe and projects, contributed to identify the...

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France : Presence of the Council of Europe at the International Heritage Fair 2018

25-28 October 2018 Paris, FRANCE

At the occasion of the International Heritage Fair in Paris, France (25-28 October 2018), the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR), the Secretariat of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and European Heritage Days co-hosted a stand visited by over 20,000 Salon visitors. The...

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Montenegro: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at Milocer Development Forum

21-22 SEPTEMBER 2018 CETINJE, MONTENEGRO

On 21-22 September 2018, the XXIII Regional Milocer Development Forum “Economic Development Model based on Tourism – Challenges and Threats” was held in Cetinje, Montenegro. Stefano Dominioni, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes and Director of the European...

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Evaluation cycle 2018-2019: 10 certified Cultural Routes under regular evaluation; 12 cultural route networks applying for certification

October 2018 Luxembourg

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe are all subject of regular monitoring and three-year evaluation procedure through independent expert report and recommendations. This year, 10 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe undergo the process of regular evaluation: the Viking...

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Bulgaria: Cultural Routes programme at the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

18-19 OCTOBER 2018 SOFIA, BULGARIA

In 2018, the rotating Presidency of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) has been taken over by Bulgaria. As a key event of the 2018 Bulgarian Presidency, the 7th Annual Forum of the EUSDR was held in Sofia on 18-19 October. Jointly organised by Bulgaria and by the European Commission...

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Serbia: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at the 8th Business Conference SEET 2018

3 October 2018 Belgrade, SERBIA

On 3 October 2018, the 8th Business Conference on South East Europe Tourism 2018 was held in Belgrade, Serbia. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, this international conference focused on identifying...

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8th Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes (Görlitz, Germany)

26-28 September 2018 Görlitz, Germany

The theme of the 2018 Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe was "Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe connecting cultural values, heritage sites and citizens: strategies and synergies in a global perspective". The 8th Annual Advisory Forum was organised under the...

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Italy: Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe presented at Villa Vigoni

9-11 September 2018 Villa Vigoni, Italy

On the occasion of the international event “Vigoni for Europe: Cultural Heritage and International Cultural Relations" on 9-11 September 2018, Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes and Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes, was...

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