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The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018


The purpose is to raise awareness of the social and economic importance of cultural heritage.

Thousands of initiatives and events across Europe will provide the possibility to involve citizens from all backgrounds. The aim is to reach out to the widest possible audience, in particular children and young people, local communities and people who are rarely in touch with culture, to promote a common sense of ownership.

Slogan: Where the past meets the future

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