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Ms. Valentina CATAGNANO
Communication and Promotion | Ministry of Culture, Directorate general of Museums
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Giornate Europee del Patrimonio

Theme and dates for 2023: Patrimonio InVita, September 23rd and 24th 

Every year for two days in September, Italy participates in the European Heritage Days, the programme promoted since 1991 by the Council of Europe and the European Commission. The aim is to emphasize the central role of cultural heritage and to involve communities in its participation.

The festival is coordinated by the Italian Ministry of Culture. State cultural places take part in the project together with numerous non-state museums, municipalities, galleries, foundations and private associations, providing an extremely varied cultural offering, with a calendar that reaches more than a thousand events.

The “GEP - Giornate Europee del Patrimonio” are a remarkable choral event giving an image of the widespread wealth and the diversity of Italian cultural heritage: from the most famous museums and sites to less-known hidden treasures, a lot of places across the Country will open their doors day and night. Their common aim is to celebrate history and cultural identity strengthening the link with respective territories, traditions and communities.

More info here .

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Ministero della Cultura
Direzione generale Musei
via di San Michele, 22 - 00153 ROMA