It is interesting to see where the European Heritage Days events - a joint action of the Council of Europe and the European Commission - are taking place this month and where the heritage is being promoted:
|Map of heritage sites participating|
The aim of European Heritage Days is to:
raise the awareness of European citizens to the richness and cultural diversity of Europe;Find out more at www.europeanheritagedays.com
create a climate in which the appreciation of the rich mosaic of European cultures is stimulated;
counter racism and xenophobia and encourage greater tolerance in Europe and beyond the national borders;
inform the public and the political authorities about the need to protect cultural heritage against new threats;
invite Europe to respond to the social, political and economic challenges it faces.