Croatia: New Brochure on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe
The brochure aims at promoting cultural heritage represented by the certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe crossing Croatia, and contains information and contacts on their representatives and stakeholders.
EPA on Cultural Routes and Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Secretariats sign a “Letter of Intent” on cooperation
The “Letter of Intent” is an important step forward as it provides a structured framework for further developing partnerships between the two Organizations and for closer collaboration on activities and issues of common interest.
Online Training Seminar for cultural routes applying for the "Cultural Route of the Council of Europe" certification (2020-2021)
The European Institute of Cultural Routes will host the Training Seminar for Candidate Routes as an online training seminar on 9-12 June. It will be the opportunity to address aspects concerning the Cultural Routes certification cycle, certification criteria and preparation of applications for certification documentation.
Webinar: “Covid-19 and the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe: Impacts and Responses”
The aim of the initiative was to discuss the results of the survey sent to Cultural Routes by the Secretariat in order to evaluate the preliminary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on networks, and the strategies put in place by the certified Cultural Routes to face this unprecedented situation.
News from the European Institute of Cultural Routes:
Europe Day 2020: EICR participates in online celebrations
On 9 May 2020, the European Institute of Cultural Routes took part in the online celebrations of Europe Day 2020 in Luxembourg with a greeting video and a short presentation of the 38 certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe.
EICR participates in the CROSSDEV Project online conference
On 8 April, the European Institute of Cultural Routes presented the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme and its methodology during an online conference organized by representatives of the “Crossdev Project - Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean”.
Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe featured in EU-LAC Foundation Newsletter
Stefano Dominioni, Executive Secretary of the EPA on Cultural Routes, wrote in the European Union – Latin America and Caribbean (EU-LAC) Foundation Newsletter on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe as a means to provide a unique platform for shared European history and heritage.
Online communication strategies of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe
Università della Svizzera italiana, member of the University Network for Cultural Routes Studies since 2019, released the online publication “Living Heritage and Sustainable Tourism”, featuring “Online communication strategies of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” (De Ascaniis/Garbani-Nerini/Islas-Sedano/Cantoni).
News from the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe:
250th Anniversary of Mozart in Italy (1770-2020)
The European Mozart Ways, certified Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe since 2004 launches the “Mozart in Italy” project, an initiative to recreate the route as a living history through crowdsourced content, facilitate awareness of this heritage and elevate collective morale during the current global pandemic.
On 10 June, the Réseau Art Nouveau Network, certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2014, will celebrate the World Art Nouveau Day with a photo contest dedicated to My Art Nouveau Archives.
Routes of the Olive Tree Foundation online conference
On 22 April, the Cultural Foundation “The Routes of the Olive Tree” held the teleconference “Macro-regional strategies of the EU regarding the Adriatic & Ionian Region, Cultural Tourism and Regional Development: the Routes4U project, results & perspectives”.
Cultural Tourism and Covid-19. Some resources and online events:
Survey: the consumption of the arts and its connection to well-being during the Covid-19 pandemic
The Academia Europea e Iberoamericana de Yuste Foundation, in the framework of the “Art & Well-being” European project, launched the survey "The consumption of the arts and its connection to well-being during the Covid-19 pandemic, aiming to investigate how art and culture contribute to our well-being.
The European Festivals Association organises 4 online “Festival Cities Conversations” to explore how festivals could become an oppportunity to contribute to our shared public spaces, communities celebrations and cultural life with/after the corona disruptive time.