Activating cultural heritage in Interreg

05 December 2018 | Vienna, Austria

‘Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.’
(Paulo Coelho)

In 2018, we are celebrating the European Year of Cultural Heritage, with the aim to encourage people to discover and engage with Europe's cultural heritage, and to reinforce a sense of belonging to a common European space. These cultural heritage activities took place across whole Europe - at EU, national, regional and local level. 

On 5 December, the Interact organises a networking event for Interreg programmes and projects. The event aims to enable exchange with other programmes on cultural heritage in Interreg, as well as to facilitate links to additional funding opportunities and additional cooperation alternatives with other European and international organisations.

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Europe for Culture

06-07 December 2018

Where the past meets the future. Cultural heritage is of the utmost importance to the society and identity of Austria. It not only shapes people's living environment and their quality of life, but also strengthens social cohesion. As part of our EU Presidency Austria will host the final conference of the European Year of Cultural Heritage entitled #EuropeforCulture on 6-7 December 2018 in Vienna.

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