European Cultural Heritage Summit

The European Cultural Heritage Summit will take place from 18-24 June 2018 in Berlin, Germany. This Summit, with the motto “Sharing Heritage – Sharing Values”, has been recognised by the European Union as one of the key public events of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) and will be supported by the EU’s Creative Europe programme.

The European Cultural Heritage Summit will be co-hosted by Europa Nostra, the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (SPK) and the German Cultural Heritage Committee (DNK), acting as national coordinator of the EYCH in Germany.

The Summit will engage and mobilise a wide range of stakeholders, public and private, for an ambitious European Agenda and Action Plan for Cultural Heritage.

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and Maestro Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra, have confirmed their participation at the Summit.

The highlights of the Summit programme are:

  • 21 June: Heritage Excellence Fair (with contributions by our award laureates)
  • 22 June: High-level Policy Debate on Europe & Cultural Heritage
  • 22 June (evening): Award-giving Ceremony for the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2018
  • 23 June (morning): Europa Nostra General Assembly followed by visits of the World Heritage Sites in Potsdam

In addition, side events will be organised on 18-20 June and/or 23-24 June by European and German partner organisations. Members of the European Heritage Alliance 3.3 and other members of the Stakeholders Committee for the European Year of Cultural Heritage have been invited to contribute to the programme.

Save the dates now and join us in Berlin for the first ever European Cultural Heritage Summit!
More information about the programme, side events and how to register will follow soon.

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