European Cultural Heritage Summit 2024

The European Cultural Heritage Summit 2024 will take place in Bucharest, Romania, from 6 to 8 October. An important annual rendez-vous for the heritage world, the Summit will provide a unique opportunity to reflect on the political, economic, environmental, and societal importance of cultural heritage for Europe and the future of the European project.

The Arch of Triumph in Bucharest. © Mossaab Shuraih / Shutterstock


This year’s Summit is organised by Europa Nostra, in the frame of our network project European Cultural Heritage Agora co-funded by the European Union, in close cooperation with the Romanian Order of Architects, Monumentum Association, ARA – Architecture. Restoration. Archeology, ARCHÉ Association, and other cultural heritage organisations and partners, public and private, in Romania.

The highlights of the Summit programme are the European Heritage Awards Ceremony in honour of the 2024 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, which will be held on evening of 7 October at the Romanian Athenaeum, the most prestigious concert hall in Bucharest, in the presence of Iliana Ivanova, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth; the European Heritage Policy Agora; and the European Heritage Hub Forum on Cultural Heritage and Digital Transformation (organised by Europeana in partnership with the Hub Consortium). The Europa Nostra Lecture and the Europa Nostra General Assembly will also be held during the Summit.

The Summit events will be followed by cultural visits on 9-11 October.

More details and the programme will soon be available on our channels.