Speech of Plácido Domingo in the European Heritage Award Ceremony

Dear Mr Mayor, Dear Commissioner Navracsics, Dear Award winners, Dear Friends from all over Europe, What a joy to be with you tonight in this beautiful church. I performed in Turku twice in the past, but it was always in wintertime. So, I remember only Turku in the...

Turku Manifesto 2017: Taking Part in Cultural Heritage Matters

Europa Nostra / European Heritage Congress 11.–15.5.2017, Turku Forum Sharing Heritage – Citizens Participating in Decision Making 13.5.2017 In a changing world, cultural heritage is open to various interpretations. There are, moreover, multiple new means of...

Sharing Heritage – Citizens Participating in Decision Making

13th May 2017, University of Turku, Finland Forum “Sharing Heritage – Citizens Participating in Decision Making” Venue: Main building of the University of Turku 8.30 Coffee and children playing traditional violin from Kaustinen and Turku 9.00–9.05 Welcome by Tapani...

Maritime Heritage Day opens the European Heritage Congress in Finland

Water routes on see, rivers and lakes form the natural basis of historical routes all around Finland. In the country of hundreds of thousands of lakes, the water routes in summer and ice roads in winter have formed the necessary lifeblood for both the internal and...

Europa Nostra’s European Heritage Congress 2017 Program

Europa Nostra’s European Heritage Congress 2017 is held from 11-15 May in Turku, the historic capital of Finland, and the European Capital of Culture in 2011. Our Congress coincides with the celebrations of Finland’s centenary of independence and is organised under...