France: The Ministry of Culture makes a voluntary contribution to the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes

23 NOVEMBER 2022 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

The Ministry of Culture of France has made a voluntary contribution of EUR 103 000 to the budget of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) to further support the activities of the programme. The agreement was officialised on 23 November 2022 during a...

Read More

Strong growth among the Cultural Routes of the Council Europe networks in 2021: +400 new institutional network members (source: online Database)

The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme saw a remarkable growth in the number of new network members each year. In 2021, more than 400 new institutional joined the 48 Cultural Route of the Council of Europe networks. Up-to-date information for 2022 will soon be available. The...

Read More

EUR 10.3 Million of EU funding awarded to the Cultural Routes of the Council Europe during 2021

In 2021, the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe received a total extra-budgetary funding from the European Union of EUR 10.3 million to support of different project initiatives. In addition to their ordinary budgets, Cultural Routes secured additional funding, for the most part European...

Read More

Lebanon: The Minister of Tourism presents the “Wine Tourism Lebanon” Initiative with the participation of “Iter Vitis”, Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

17 November 2022 Beirut, Lebanon

On 17th November, “Wine Tourism in Lebanon” was launched within the framework of the cooperation agreement between the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism and 100%Liban at Mea Training Conference Center, Beirut, Lebanon. The event was co-organized by Lebanese Ministry of Tourism and 100%Liban, in...

Read More

Switzerland: The Federal Office of Culture makes a voluntary contribution to the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes

15 NOVEMBER 2022

The Federal Office of Culture of Switzerland made a voluntary contribution of EUR 10,000 to the budget of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) to further support the activities of the programme. The agreement was signed on 15 November by Mr. David...

Read More

Iron Age Danube Route : Certification ceremony held in Zagreb, Croatia

3 november 2022 zagreb, croatia

On 3 November, the Iron Age Danube Route was awarded the certificate as a “Cultural Route of the Council of Europe” at an award ceremony in Zagreb, Croatia. The Cultural Route gathers 30 members from 7 countries of the Danube region: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany,...

Read More

2023 Annual Advisory Forum: Preparatory visit to Łódź, Poland

25-27 OCTOBER 2022 Łódź, Poland

On 25-27 October, Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) and Director, European Institute of Cultural Routes visited Łódź, Poland in preparation for the 12th Annual Advisory Forum on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe to be held...

Read More

Organisation of Ibero-American States (EPA Observer): Technical Conference of the Euro-Ibero-American Cultural Cooperation on Cultural Routes in Guadalupe, Spain

26-28 OCTOBER 2022 Guadalupe, Spain

On 26-28 October, the 2nd meeting of the Euro-Ibero-American Cultural Cooperation, dedicated to the analysis of sustainability, cohesion and social inclusion in territories through Cultural Routes, took place in the Auditorium of the Royal Monastery of Guadalupe, Extremadura, Spain. The...

Read More

Czech Republic (EPA Observer): EPA Vice Chair meets with Members of the European Parliament and Representatives of the Cyril and Methodius Route in Strasbourg

18 OCTOBER 2022 STRASBOURG, FRANCE

A meeting between the EPA Governing Board, Czech Republic authorities and Cyril and Methodius Cultural Route (certified in 2021) representatives took place in Strasbourg, at the Council of Europe headquarters on 18 October. The meeting was held in the framework of the exhibition “Cultural Route...

Read More

11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum: 400 stakeholders, 100 speakers from across Europe met in Chania, Greece on 5-7 October

5-7 OCTOBER 2022 CHANIA, CRETE, GREECE

Photo descriptions from left to right, top to bottom: Photo 1: Ms. Lina MENDONI, Minister of Culture and Sports, Greece, Mr. Bjørn BERGE, Deputy Secretary General, Council of Europe, Ms. Olympia ANASTASOPOULOU, Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, Ministry of Tourism, Greece, Ms....

Read More

“Best Practice Awards” for 5 Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe at the 2022 Annual Advisory Forum in Chania, Greece

7 october 2022

On 7 October, the Award Ceremony “Best Practices of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” was celebrated in Chania (Crete), Greece. The ceremony took place in the framework of the closing ceremony of the 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum, awarded by the EPA Governing Board and...

Read More

Certification Ceremony held during the Annual Advisory Forum in Chania, Greece: European Fairy Tale Route, Historic Cafés Route and Women Writers Route

5 October 2022 Chania, Crete, Greece

On 5 October, the Certification Ceremony of the Historic Cafés Route, the European Fairy Tale Route and the Women Writers Route as “Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” was celebrated in Chania (Crete), Greece. The ceremony took place in the framework of the opening of the 11th Cultural...

Read More

Albania, Lebanon and North Macedonia welcomed as new member States of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe at the 2022 Annual Advisory Forum in Chania, Greece

5 october 2022

On 5 October, the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe welcomed Albania, Lebanon and North Macedonia as its three new member States who joined the Agreement in 2022 on the occasion of the 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum held in Chania, Greece from 5 to...

Read More

European Route of Historic Thermal Towns: International Congress on Thermal Tourism in Ourense, Spain

27 - 29 September 2022 OURENSE, SPAIN

Top photo, from left to right: Mr. Miguel MIRONES, President of ICTE and Spanish Spa Association; Mr. Thierry DUBOIS, President of ESPA European Spa Association ; Mr. Gonzalo PÉREZ JÁCOME, Mayor of Ourense; Mr. Alfonso RUEDA, President of Xunta de Galicia; Mr. Manuel BALTAR, President of European...

Read More

Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: New publications 2022/2023

21 September 2022

The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) and the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) are pleased to announce the new publication on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe 2022-2023 in time for the . 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum in...

Read More

Upcoming Event : 11th CULTURAL ROUTES OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE ANNUAL ADVISORY FORUM, Chania, Crete (Greece), 5 - 7 October 2022 (στα ελληνικά παρακάτω)

5 September 2022

The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe and the European Institute of Cultural Routes, in cooperation with the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism, the Greek National Tourism Organization, the Region of Crete, the...

Read More

Routes of El Legado Andalusí: BESTMED and SMARTMED Final Conference in Granada, Spain

14 SEPTEMBER 2022 GRANADA, SPAIN

On 14th September, Mr. Stefano DOMINIONI, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes (EPA) and Director, European Institute of Cultural Routes participated in the BESTMED and SMARTMED Project Final Conference in Granada, Spain. The conference was organised by El...

Read More

2022-2023 Cultural Routes Certification Cycle underway

1 SEPTEMBER 2022

Applications for certification as well as regular and exceptional evaluation files were received by the Secretariat by 31st July 2022 (deadline established as per decision of the EPA Governing Board). The current cycle focuses on the regular evaluation of fourteen certified Cultural Routes of the...

Read More

EPA: North Macedonia joins the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

11 august 2022

The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe (EPA) is pleased to welcome the Republic of North Macedonia as a new EPA member State. On 11 August, HE Ms. Bisera KOSTADINOVSKA-STOJCEVSKA, Minister of Culture of North Macedonia, informed HE Ms. Marija PEJČINOVIĆ...

Read More

Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (UKF) joins the University Network for Cultural Routes Studies

27 july 2022

Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (Slovakia) has just joined the University Network for Cultural Routes Studies. A General Framework Agreement for Collaboration between the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR) and Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (UKF) was...

Read More

SERTİFİKA LOGOSU SERTİFİKA LOGOSU

@CultureRoutes