Via Francigena

EAVF at the Training Academy on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

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Redazione AEVF

European Association of the Via Francigena (EAVF) attended the Training Academy on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe hosted in the Royal Monastry of Yuste and Palace of Charles V, in Cuacos de Yuste (Extremadura), Spain, from 12 to 15 June.

The working session was introduced by Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes, Eladio Fernandez Galiano, head of Democratic Iniziatives Department of the Council of Europe, Marianne Berger Marjanovic, President of the Governing Board of the Enlarge Partuial Agreement on cultural routes
The theme of this year was “Innovation and new trend in cultural routes: (Re)interpreting European Cultural Heritage”. The event was attended by 20 certified Cultural Routes and 15 new projects. The training seminars explored innovative emerging trends in the cultural, tourism and digital sectors and gave insights on how cultural routes of the Council of Europe could seize opportunities in these domains. Luca Bruschi, EAVF Director, presented the good practices of the European Association of Via Francigena ways, especially focusing in public-private cooperation and innovative communication tools
The Training Academy was hosted by the European Routes of Charles V in partnership with the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation, the regional Government of Extremadura, the Provincial Government of Cáceres and the National Heritage of Spain. The event was also the opportunity to discover Yuste thanks to the rich social programme on the footsteps of Emperor Charles V. The Training Academy was organised in the framework of the  European Year of Cultural Heritage.