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Events, projects and other relevant information from Cemeteries route.
Events, projects and other relevant information from Cemeteries route.

Events, projects and other relevant information from Cemeteries route.

Plečnik
Plečnik's Žale on the UNESCO list
Plečnik's Žale were recognized as a site of exceptional universal value and were included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Photo book "Crossroads of diversity"
Photo book "Crossroads of diversity"
37 photographs from 32 cities from 15 countries. Images of cemeteries that are so distinctive and unique, but still speaking the same language. Language of diversity.
20 years of tourism
20 years of tourism
All in vain is the amazingly preserved cultural heritage of the cemetery, if its sparkling stories of love, wars and discoveries are not joyfully talked about, touched and remembered.
Cemetery Tourism Study
Cemetery Tourism Study
The publication “Cemetery Tourism Study” aims to discover the model for future valorization of the Jewish part of the City Cemetery Škaljari, through the prism of cultural practice and tourism.
The meaning of cemeteries changes
The meaning of cemeteries changes
Tradition meets alternative, analog meets digital, cemeteries support environmental protection and are an important part of our daily living.
SunCemet photo exhibition
SunCemet photo exhibition
Any walk among the significant cemeteries of Europe reveals it. The unexpected touches of humanity. Fragile and emotional, yet strong and rational.
Virtual Guide to the Zadar City Cemetery
Virtual Guide to the Zadar City Cemetery
City Cemetery of Zadar has its own mobile application.
Mirogoj on the “Most Endangered” list
Mirogoj on the “Most Endangered” list
The Ministry of Culture and Media of Croatia nominated the Cemetery Complex of Mirogoj to the 7 Most Endangered Programme 2021.
2020: a journey of slow-down exploring
2020: a journey of slow-down exploring
There we go, European Cemeteries Route is heading for teen-age. Just small enough to be cute and adorable while big enough to have its own stand in today’s velocity times?
That thin red line from AGM in Ghent
That thin red line from AGM in Ghent
by Dušan Vrban
Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe received the 2019 Carlos V European Award
Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe received the 2019 Carlos V European Award
Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme, part of which is also the European Cemeteries Route, has been awarded with the prestigious Charles V European Prize.
European Cemeteries Tour 2020
European Cemeteries Tour 2020
First ever European Cemeteries Tour will take place from 13 to 15 May 2020.
Cultural Day for Schools at Kozala Cemetery in Rijeka
Cultural Day for Schools at Kozala Cemetery in Rijeka
On 10 May, 2019, KD Kozala organized a cultural day at Kozala Cemetery in Rijeka (Croatia) for students of the Gymnasium of Andrija Mohorovičić.
Cultural routes activity report for 2018
Cultural routes activity report for 2018
Take a look at highlights of activities that took place all over Europe in 2018.
European Cemeteries Route at ITB Berlin
European Cemeteries Route at ITB Berlin
Presented at the stand of Kulturrouten des Europarats in Deutschland.
Cemeteries cultural heritage dedicated website
Cemeteries cultural heritage dedicated website
Rijeka cemeteries, managed by KD Kozala, exposed a new way of dealing with communications regarding cultural heritage of cemeteries.
Let
Let's talk stories
Share the stories from your local cemetery with the world.
2019: Growing and achieving more together
2019: Growing and achieving more together
10 years are passing by since the beginning of our route.
Developing official local guides list
Developing official local guides list
Connecting the cemetery story tellers with stories lovers.
Cemetery tourism: A self-conscious tourism
Cemetery tourism: A self-conscious tourism
by Ioanna Paraskevopoulou
Call for Independent Experts on Cultural Routes
Call for Independent Experts on Cultural Routes
Expert in culture and ready to work for Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe? Check out this call for independent experts.
Workshop in Bologna with SEFIT Italia
Workshop in Bologna
Expanding the knowledge and teams collaboration.
Website refresh
Website refresh
A never-ending task. And you can help out.
Events
Events
Many events occur at Significant Cemeteries of Europe. Check the most important listed here and visit the cemeteries.
Success in regular evaluation by EPA
Success in regular evaluation by EPA
To retain the label of Cultural route of the Council of Europe, European Cemeteries Route has been evaluated in the framework of the 2017-18 three-year evaluation-cycle by European Institute of Cultural routes.
Regular Evaluation Governing Board meeting
Regular Evaluation Governing Board meeting
Luexmbourg, April 18th
First European Cemeteries route info point
First European Cemeteries route info point
Installed at Pobrežje cemetery in Maribor, Slovenia.
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