In 2021, European Heritage Days is celebrating Inclusive and Diverse Heritage, through the shared theme of Heritage of, by and for Everyone
The European Heritage Days
are the most widely celebrated participatory cultural event shared by the citizens of Europe. Launched in 1985 in France, the Programme has been organised as a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Union since 1999.
European Heritage Days are an opportunity to celebrate the shared cultural heritage of the many different towns, regions, and people in Europe. Every year there is a theme for European Heritage Days, which all participating countries are encouraged to adopt for their programmes.
This document will help you think about how to deliver your 2021 programme based on the theme of Inclusive Heritage, by offering some examples of projects that have engaged diverses audiences.