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June 7, 2018 1:31 PM

Ten European Initiatives in the European Year of Cultural Heritage

To make sure that the efforts of EYCH leave an imprint beyond 2018, the European Commission, in collaboration with the Council of Europe, UNESCO, and other partners, will run long-term projects around 10 themes. The objective is to help trigger real change in the way we enjoy, protect and promote heritage, making sure that the European Year benefits citizens in the longer term.

June 4, 2018 2:01 PM

Day of historical gardens and castle parks first time in Hungary

The 16th edition of the "Rendez-vous aux jardins" French programme series took place in 16 European countries throughout the first weekend of June in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. 2500 parks and gardens opened their doors to welcome 2 million visitors in Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Spain, Estonia, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Monaco, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Switzerland.

June 1, 2018 1:57 PM

EU budget: Reinforcing Europe's cultural and creative sectors

For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is proposing to increase funding for Creative Europe, the programme supporting European cultural and creative sectors and audiovisual works, to €1.85 billion.

April 24, 2018 1:09 PM

Call for European Heritage Stories

The Call for European Heritage Stories launched by the European Commission in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage is a pilot initiative intending to identify the European Dimension of heritage sites and heritage work undertaken by the communities in Europe.

April 19, 2018 4:50 PM

Serenade for a Factory Chimney - EFAITH theme months

As part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, the factory chimneys will be placed centrally in the campaign for industrial heritage during the month of May by EFAITH, the European Federation of Associations of Industrial and Technical Heritage.

April 10, 2018 5:15 PM

The new website of Strategy 21 has been launched

Based on the core values of the Council of Europe, Strategy 21 seeks to encourage and facilitate the implementation of the heritage-related conventions through a shared and unifying approach to cultural heritage and its management.

March 21, 2018 11:01 PM

E-FAITH - April will be the theme month of Mining and Metals

As part of the industrial heritage campaign of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, EFAITH has defined six theme months. April will be the theme month of Mining and Metals, remembering the fact that on 18 April 1951 the European Coal and Steal Community (ECSC) was established by the Treaty op Paris.

March 10, 2018 11:10 AM

#Ode2Joy Challenge

The #Ode2Joy Challenge is a participatory creative and social media initiative launched by Europa Nostra celebrating Europe’s cultural heritage – both tangible and intangible – on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. It seeks to unlock creativity and encourage participants to make an “#Ode2Europe” as a humanistic and cultural project, based on shared values, history & heritage.

March 2, 2018 1:23 PM

Dohány Street Synagogue has been to be awarded with European Heritage Label

The European Commission decided on 1 March 2018 to add nine sites celebrating and symbolising European ideals, values, history and integration to the European Heritage Label list.

January 23, 2018 5:04 PM

European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 –the yearly program launched in Hungary

„The greatest achievements and heroes of Hungarian culture have their well-deserved place among the most important achievements of European culture,” said Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport at the opening event of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 on 22nd January in Budapest, on the Day of Hungarian Culture.