Yesterday, Tuesday 4th december, in the framework of the conference #Heritage for Future, organized by the European Desk of Creative Europe of Luxembourg and the European Institute of Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe, Victor Sorenssen, director of the AEPJ, and Stefanie Thomas, Project Manager of CUMEDIAE, presented the Parallel Traces Project: A new lens on Jewish Heritage.
As the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) is coming to its end and before the closing ceremony in Vienna on 6th and 7th December, the organizers would like to address the question of sustainable support for cultural heritage in Europe and to highlight, together with representatives of the European Commission, the Council of Europe and Europa Nostra, the potential of European networking and funding as well as the legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
The Lithuanian Jewish Community held a discussion October 24 about Jewish heritage protection from the present till 2020, about the priority tasks and goals in the context of 2020 being named the Year of the Vilna Gaon and the Year of Litvak History. The discussion mainly focused on the former Great Synagogue in Vilnius and how to protect what remains of it.
We are participating in the sixth transnational meeting of the DECRA project (developing cultural routes for all) in Weissenfles, Germany. Today the different representatives of the Cultural Routes have presented the works, the challenges and the perspectives related to the digital and physical accessibility of their Routes.
Today has started the sixth transnational meeting of the European project DECRA (developing cultural routes for all) in Weissenfels, Germany. On this occasion, the different cultural routes participating in the project will work on strategies related to physical and digital accessibility.
In the framework of the conference "Urban Jewish Heritage: Presence and absence", Victor Sorenssen, director of the AEPJ, and Jeremy Leigh, Professor of the Hebrew Union College and member of the scientific committee of the AEPJ, presented the relaunch of the project of the European Routes of Jewish Heritage, which operate under the umbrella of the Council of Europe and its Cultural Routes program.
We are meeting with the #DECRA project team to work on the mid-term report and the preparation of the second project phase.
Towards developing cultural routes for all with FFICE - Fédération Française des Itinéraires Culturels Européens, Via Regia - Kulturroute des Europarates, Atrium European Cultural Route and Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse! #culturalroutes
Already in its 19th edition, this year's European Days of Jewish Culture will be celebrated throughout Europe from 2th September. The fundamental objective of this European collaboration is to highlight the diversity and richness of Judaism, with the intention of promoting dialogue, mutual recognition and exchange through conferences, concerts, performances, guided tours and other activities.
Yesterday, July 16th, Marta Madrenas, the Mayor of Girona, received the visit of Antonio Manuel das Neves Nobre Pita, the vice president of The Portuguese Network of Jewish Quarters, at Girona City Council.
The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Programme celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR), in presence of the Director General of Democracy Snezana Samardzic-Markovic, the 47 ambassadors representing Council of Europe member and observers' states, and national authorities.
Routes of Sepharad is an association with public character but of private law and is intended to act together in defense of the urban, architectural, environmental, historical and cultural heritage related to the Jewish heritage
The video presents tourist images from the 18 Jewish quarters that conform the Network, with the aim of attracting the national and international public inviting them to a journey on the routes of Sefarad.