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Important european events of the year

    • From 1 january 2017 to 31 december 2017

      Aarhus ( Denmark ) and Paphos ( Cyprus ) - European cultural capitals

    • The European Capitals of Culture initiative is designed to:

      • Highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe
      • Celebrate the cultural features Europeans share
      • Increase European citizens' sense of belonging to a common cultural area
      • Foster the contribution of culture to the development of cities
    • 6 april 2017

      International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    • International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is an opportunity to highlight the contribution of sport to the achievement of the Millennium regarding development.


      It also promotes the idea that sports help to ensure peace and development and also the contribution of sports to create a climate of tolerance and understanding.

    • 18 april 2017

      International Day for Monuments and Sites

    • The theme of the year is “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism”. It was chosen in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

    • 23 april 2017

      World Book and Copyright Day

    • 23 April is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors, such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.

    • From 24 april 2017 to 28 april 2017

      Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

    • The second part of the Plenary Session of the Assembly of the Cuncil of Europe(PACE).The members of the Parliament that form the PACE come from the national Parliaments of the 47 state members of the Organisation. They join together four times a year in order to discuss current issues and to demand the European governments to take initiatives.
 

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    • 21 september 2017

      Malta National Day

    • Malta's National Day commemorates the day when this small Mediterranean country became independent in 1964.

      Malta was ruled by the famous Knights of Malta from 1530 to 1798. But, following the Napoleonic Wars, this small country was ruled by London (1802). It was not until 1964 that Malta became independent. At first, Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom was the head of state, and in 1974, Malta adopted the republican regime.

    • 22 september 2017

      European Day without Cars

    • The Car-Free Day is an experiment on how would our lives change if there were no cars. This day is devoted to pedestrians, bikers and public transportation, and represents an opportunity to retake urban space.
    • 27 september 2017

      World Tourism Day

    • The World Tourism Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, politic and economic value. It is also the opportunity to reflect on how can world tourism contribute to the achievement of the UN Millenium Development Goals.