European Heritage Days in Armenia | EUNewsletter

European Heritage Days in Armenia

2 December 2010

Organic ways to replace pesticides “European Heritage Days” took place in Armenia on 18-19 September with a total of 36 cultural events under the motto “Bridging Generations”.
In 1985 50 European countries joined the European Cultural Convention and it is already 25 years that these countries take part in the European Heritage Days. European Heritage Days have been held in Armenia since 2003. This year, the official opening ceremony of the event was held at the Cafesjian Center for the Arts, where an open-air exhibition entitled “The Past and the Present of Yerevan” took place.
European cultural landmarks were also presented at a photo exhibition in the Erebuni museum, while experts from abroad shared experience with Armenian museum employees during different seminars.
“The “European Heritage Days” usually include cultural activities, and specific exhibitions in museums.”It was decided to bring culture and cultural heritage closer to people and to allow the citizens to visit museums that are not normally free of charge to society”, mentioned Raul de Luzenberger, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia at the opening event. The European Heritage Days in Armenia were organised by the Ministry of Culture with the support of the EU Delegation to Armenia.

European Heritage Days in Armenia

Organic ways to replace pesticides “European Heritage Days” took place in Armenia on 18-19 September with a total of 36 cultural events under the motto “Bridging Generations”. In 1985 50 European countries joined the European Cultural Convention and it is already 25 years that these countries take part in the European Heritage Days. European Heritage Days have been held in Armenia since 2003. This year, the official opening ceremony of the event was held at the Cafesjian Center for the Arts, where an open-air exhibition entitled “The Past and the Present of Yerevan” took place. European cultural landmarks were also presented at a photo exhibition in the Erebuni museum, while experts from abroad shared experience with Armenian museum employees during different seminars. “The “European Heritage Days” usually include cultural activities, and specific exhibitions in museums."It was decided to bring culture and cultural heritage closer to people and to allow the citizens to visit museums that are not normally free of charge to society”, mentioned Raul de Luzenberger, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia at the opening event. The European Heritage Days in Armenia were organised by the Ministry of Culture with the support of the EU Delegation to Armenia.