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European Year of Cultural Heritage: The Art of Sharing - Evropska godina kulturne baštine: umjetnost dijeljenja

In 2018 Montenegro is joining the celebration of European Heritage Days with the team “Art of Sharing”, which will be celebrated on the local and national level in the last week of September, between 21st and 30th.

Traditionally, all events will be free of charge and opened to participants from different municipalities. Local and national institutions will organize exhibitions, visits to cultural heritage sited, as well as presentations of tangible and intangible heritage. Part of the programme will be dedicated to educational workshops, lectures aimed for children and pupils and photo and art competitions.

European Heritage Days in Montenegro will be celebrated as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage, with the aim of presenting culture as a shared resources. In that regard, one of the main objectives of this year’s celebration is raising awareness of the importance of the history and values of Europe and fostering a sense of belonging to the common European space.

Themes year by year
2018 Art of Sharing
2017 Natural and Cultural Heritage
2016 Cultural Heritage and Local Communities
2015 Industrial and Technical Heritage
2014 Intangible cultural heritage
2013 The celebration of 200 years since the birth of Petar II Petrovic Njegos/ 65 years of the normative and legislative protection of cultural heritage
2012 Stećci – medieval tombstones
2011 Antibaris - Ancient Mediterranean Treasure
2010 Njeguši
2009 Contemporary Montenegrin Painting from figuration to signs
2008 Fortresses of Skadar Lake – the heritage we do not know