Lithuania: Conference and Workshops on "The Concept of Development of Cultural Routes in Lithuania"
On 7-8 October, the Ministry of Culture of Lithuania together with Norwegian Authorities organised a conference followed by a workshop dedicated to exchanging experiences on exploring the social-economic potential of Cultural Routes (Kaunas). On 13 November, a second workshop took place and focused on practical skills for developers of Cultural Routes and stakeholders (Vilnius).
Routes of Impressionisms: launch of the "Paul Signac Route"
On 25 November, the Municipality of Asnières-sur-Seine signed the "Charter of the Values of the Council of Europe" and joined the network of the "Impressionisms Routes", certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe. On the occasion, the new "Paul Signac Route" was launched. The project will be jointly piloted by the towns of Asnières-sur-Seine and Saint-Tropez (France).
European Cemeteries Tour 2020: registrations now open
The European Cemeteries Route is noticing great response to the bus tour across 3 cities in Croatia that will take place on 13-15 May 2020. Only about 18 sets are still left! This special tour will be dedicated to stories from cemeteries and cities, and emphasize the role of cemeteries in cultural tourism.
News from the European Institute of Cultural Routes (technical agency of the EPA, Luxembourg):
European Ramblers Association (ERA): meeting in Luxembourg
On 20 November, the EPA Secretariat and EICR staff met with Dr. Gerhard ERMISCHER, President of the European Ramblers Association (ERA), and Mr. Claude HALSDORF, member of the Board of Directors of EICR and representative of the General Direction of Tourism, Ministry of Economy of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, to discuss potential cooperation and synergies.
"State Studs (Horse and Heritage)" Cultural Routes project: meeting in Luxembourg
On 19 November, the EPA Secretariat and EICR staff met with Mrs. Marie-Louise VON PLESSEN and Mrs. Alexandra LOTZ, representatives of the European Cultural Route project "State Studs" (Horse & Heritage) at the EICR Headquarters in Luxembourg.