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The app offers visitors recommendations about what to see in other museum collections and curates its own "virtual museums" based on themes.
On 27 September, Europa Nostra hosted the Creative Europe Networks Focus meeting in the magnificent premises of the Venice Gardens Foundation, winner of a Grand Prix of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2023 for the restoration of the Napoleonic-era Royal Gardens of Venice. Around 60 participants, including representatives of 11 Creative Europe Networks, joined the meeting organised in the frame of the European Cultural Heritage Summit 2023 in Venice.
By charging daytrippers to visit on peak travel days, the city hopes to combat overtourism
The Italian Government and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) signed today a 1.5 million Euro partnership agreement for a new initiative in Petra and Wadi Rum, to safeguard cultural heritage and support local communities in engaging more effectively in the protection of the World Heritage sites, through sustainable practices and alternative livelihood opportunities.
In response to the most recent act of vandalism, Italian Minister of Culture Gennaro Sangiuliano said the government is one step closer to passing the so-called “eco-vandalism” law.
The United Nations’ culture agency is warning of twin perils to the historic city from mass tourism and climate change. To protect its fragile ecosystem and stunning architecture, Venice has taken bold steps. In recent years, it has banned cruise ships from its lagoon and built sea walls to keep out high tides. Still, the city remains under serious threat, United Nations experts warned this week.