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, Pro Patrimonio, and other cultural heritage organisations and partners, public and private, in Romania.

The European Heritage Awards Ceremony in honour of the 2024 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, one of the Summit highlights, will be held on the 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. During the European Heritage Excellence Day, which will take place the day before on 6 October, the 2024 winners will present their winning projects. The European Heritage Hub Forum on Cultural Heritage and Digital Transformation (organised by Europeana in partnership with the Hub Consortium) will take place on 7 October. On 8 October, the Europa Nostra Council and General Assembly will meet in the morning, followed by the Europa Nostra Lecture and European Heritage Policy Agora.

The Summit will be followed by shorter and longer cultural tours from 9 to 18 October, more information on the itineraries, dates and prices can be found here.

A limited number of rooms was pre-booked in the following hotels:
The Marmorosch Hotel Bucharest
The InterContinental Athénée Palace Bucharest
The Moxy Hotel Bucharest

The draft programme is available here.

European Cultural Heritage Summit

Bucharest, 6 – 8 October 2024