18 April - Events / Evénements 2014

18 Avril 2014 - Events /Événements



List of countries:

Albania - Argentina - Armenia - Australia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Burundi - Canada - China - Costa Rica - Croatia - Cuba - Cyprus  - Dominican Republic - Estonia - Germany - Greece - Haiti - Honduras - Hungary - Indonesia - Ireland - Italy - Kenya - Korea - Lithuania - Luxembourg - North Macedonia - Mali - Maroc - Mauritius - Nepal - Peru - Portugal - Romania - Serbia - Spain - Sweden - Taiwan - Thailand - Tunisia - Turkey - United Kingdom United States of America - Venezuela - Zambia

NB: The language of the descriptions is such as we received them.


National Events




Who? ICOMOS Albania

What? Meeting with the students and professors of Cultural Tourism in the Public University Aleksand?r Xhuvani of Durr?s, discussing ?“Heritage of Commemoration” of the? city.

What? A guided visit in the archaeological museum of Durr?s, to see how the specialists organize conservation works and prepare the next opening of the museum.

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Archaeological Museum of Durr?s.

Contact and further information:
ICOMOS Albania: edlira.caushi@gmail.com; kozeta_hoxha@yahoo.com


Who? the Albanian Ministries of Culture and Education, specialists of the Regional Directorates of National Culture and the specialists of the Regional Educational Directorates and their teachers

What? Launch of the campaign/project "Monument's Friend" with the moto "I protect my monument", one monument is "adopted" by a school and activities to protect, conserve, promote and take care of the monument are organized throughout the year.

When? 18 April 2014

Where? In around 30 schools in 6 regions of Albania

Contact and further information:
Zhulieta Harasani: 



Who ? La Comisión Directiva de ICOMOS Argentina conjuntamente con las autoridades del Archivo y Museo Históricos del Banco de la Provincia de Buenos Aires

What? Celebración del “Día Internacional de los Monumentos y Sitios: Palabras de bienvenida Ing. Agustín San Martín / Disertarán Arq. Rubén Vera - Contexto
Nacional / Arq. Alfredo Conti – Contexto Internacional / Cierre / Vino de Honor

When? 22 April - 19:00 pm

Where? En la sede del Museo, sito en Samiento 362 - Buenos Aires

Contact and further information:
Andrés Muñoz: icomosargentina@gmail.com
Web link: https://www.facebook.com/icomosarg
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Who ? ICOMOS Armenia

What? The Presentation of the book: preservation for the future 

When? 18 April 2014, 13.00

Where? Erebuni historical and archaelogical museum-reserve

Contact and further information:
Gagik Gyurjyan: icomos_armenia@mail.ru
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Who ? ICOMOS  Australia and the NSW

What? Lectures on the Heritage of Commemoration and exhibition on Australia in the Second World War.

When? 10 April 2014 / 4:00 pm to 7.30pm

Where? National Trust of Australia Centre, Upper Fort Street, Observatory Hill, Sydney (Annie Wyatt Room)

Further information:
Web link: http://australia.icomos.org/e-news/australia-icomos-e-mail-news-no-626/#3.
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Who ? ICOMOS  Australia

What? Visit to old Parliament House

When? 16 April 2014 / 4:45 pm

Where? Old Parliament House, North Terrace, Adelaide

Further information:
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What? Lecture on Memorial Mania: The heritage of war commemoration in the present age

When? 23 April 2014 / 6:00 pm

Where? Fremantle Artillery Barracks, Burt St, Fremantle

Further information:
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Kerime Danis: kerimed@cityplan.com.au 


Bosnia and Herzegovina

Who ? ICOMOS  Bosnia and Herzegovina

What? The International Monuments Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be dedicated to the first written work in national language and script -  western Cyrillic script, popularly called "bosan?ica", published in Venice in 1611.

When? April 18th 2014


Contact and further information:
Vjekoslava Sankovic Simcic: vssimcic@gmail.com


Who ? Commission to Preserve National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina

What? A screening of the film "The monuments created between the Great Wars (1914-1918 and 1941-1945)

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Square of Children of Sarajevo

Contact and further information:
Almedina Salihagi?:



Qui? ICOMOS Burundi

Quoi? Renouveler la peinture de deux stelles qui portent les inscriptions de la Ville de Kashusha
Renouveller la peinture du monument se trouvant à l'entrée de l'Aéroport de Kavumu
Organiser une conférence débat sur les normes urbanistiques dans le site de Kashusha

Quand? 18 Avril 2014

Où? Kashusha et Kavumu

Contact and further information:
Bisimwa Ruzuba Aimé: bisimwaruzuba@yahoo.fr



Who ? Heritage Montreal

What? Excursion toponymique – D’un centre-ville à l’autre, guided tour presented by the City of Montreal

When? April 11th, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where? Departure in front of the Centre d’histoire de Montréal, 335, Place D’Youville, Place-d’Armes metro station


What? Archaeological collection, Guided tour presented by the City of Montreal

When? 11 April 2014 from 2 pm

Where? Archaeological collections reserve, 333 Peel Street, Bonaventure metro station, Peel Exit, south of Notre-Dame


What? The square of the Metropolis, Guided tour

When? 12 April 2014, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m

Where? Departure at the corner of Metcalfe and Dorchester Square Street, Bonaventure ou Peel metro stations


What? Parcours commémoratif, Guided tour presented by Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery

When? Saturday April 12th and Sunday April 13th, departures at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Where? Departure at the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery, 4601, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges (Follow directions for the administration building)


What? La croix du mont Royal et le monument à Sir George-Étienne Cartier, Guided tour presented by Luce Lafontaine, architect

When? Saturday April 12th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,

Where? Departure at the base of the cross on Mount Royal


What? A tour of the birthplace of Montréal, presented by Pointe-à-Callière

When? Saturday April 12th and Sunday April 13th, at 12:30 p.m in French and at 2 p.m., in English

Where? Pointe-à-Callière, 350 Place Royal, Montreal, Place d’armes metro station


What? L’histoire des salles de spectacle et ?de cinéma à Montréal et dans le quartier Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, lecture presented by l’Atelier d’histoire Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

When? Sunday April 13th, at 2 p.m.

Where? Château Dufresne Museum, 2929 Jeanne d’Arc, Montreal, Pie-IX metro station


What? Conférence publique : Patrimoine de la commémoration, exemples internationaux et montréalais, by Heritage Montreal and the Fédération Écomusée de l'Au-delà

When? Wednesday, April 16th, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.,

Where? Centre d’histoire de Montréal, 335, place D’Youville, Place-d’Armes metro station


What? Réfugiés loyalistes : l’histoire des premiers colons des Cantons-de-l’Est, lecture presented by the Société historique Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield    

When? 17 April, 7.30-9.00 pm

Where? Centennial Hall Building, 288, boul. Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield

Contact and further information:
Dinu Bumbaru: dbumbaru@gmail.com



Who ? ICOMOS China

What? Exhibition on “the architectures that have vanished in Beihai Park---Wanfo Building and Dafodian Building Ensemble and public lectures given by professors of Tianjin University School of Architecture, on architectural conservation and restoration

When? April 11 2014

Where? The restoration site of Chanfu Temple in the Garden Venue: Beihai Park Administration Office Meeting Room or Auditorium

What? Posters on “Lijiang cultural heritage protection” in the streets of Lijang
Lecture on the “State of Conservation of Lijiang Ancient Town Cultural Heritage” and on “Zhuangzi” (a Daoism Classic)

When? 19 April 2014    

Where? Lijiang Ancient Town Snow Mountain Community Academy of Classic Learning


Who ? ICOMOS Xi’an Center IICC-X and Cultural Heritage Sites in Xi’an

What? Celebration activities:
the Tomb of Zhang Qian, Memorial Ceremony, joined by Zhang Qian’s descendents and local residents.
Bin County Grand Buddha Temple, temple fair.
The Eighth Route Army Head Office Site, Photo Exhibition.
The Lesser Wild Goose Pagoda, a” Treasure Hunting” public event.

When? April 5 2014

Where? Xi’an

Further information: reports about the events will be posted on the official website and blog of IICC-X:
Download program and further information Xi’an

Contact and further information: 
Li Xie: icomoschina@icomoschina.org.cn


Costa Rica

Who ? ICOMOS  Costa Rica, CP-MCJ, UCR Sede del Pacifico, Universidad Tecnica Nacional de Puntarenas

What? Visit to the island of San Lucas

When? 28 April 2014, 9 am

Where? the island of San Lucas


What? Diverse cultural activities

When? 29 April 2014, 6.30 pm

Where? La casa de la cultura


What? “toma de sitios commemoratives” “Recorrido matutino  accompanied by de mimos”, samba and percussion

When? 30 April 2014, 8.30-10.30 am

Where? Refrigerio


What? Exposition of photographs

When? 28 and 29 April 2014

Where? La casa de la Cultura, Puntarenas

Contact and further information:
Grace Redondo: info@icomoscr.org
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Who ? ICOMOS  Croatia with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka

What? Conference 4th Dialogues with Heritage (Dijalozi s bastinom): The image of monument and the principle of change. That is the relationship between conservation methodology and the principle of change, manifested recently both in social and professional perception and treatment of Croatia*s cultural heritage.

When? 29 April 2014

Where? Rijeka

Contact and further information:
Marko Spikic Chairman ICOMOS Croatia: mspikic@ffzg.hr



Who ? ICOMOS  Cuba

What? Workshop “The Preservation of "El Vedado”

When? March 28th, 2014

Where? Havana

Contact and further information:
Jose Forner: josefornes@cubarte.cult.cu



Who ? the Department of Antiquities, Government of Cyprus

What? Free entrance to fifteen archaeological sites and monuments

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Cyprus


What? Lecture and exhibition on the protection of cultural heritage during war

When? 24 April 2014

Where? The medieval hall at Kasteliotissa


What? Guided tour and lectures

When? 25 April 2014

Where? At the site of Ancient Kition

Contact and further information:
Antiauities Department: antiquitiesdept@da.mcw.gov.cy
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Dominican Republic

Who ? ICOMOS  Dominicano

What? Faro a Colon

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Santo Dominico

Contact and further information:
ICOMOS Dominicano:
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Who ? ICOMOS  Estonia

What? Opening ceremony at the former Patarei prison a former barrack and later prison connected with the tragic history of Estonia in 20th century.

When? 18 May 2014

Where? Patarei prison, in Talinn

Contact and further information:
Riin Alatalu: info@icomos.ee



Who ? Stiftung Denkmalpflege Hamburg

What? Lectures on Heritage of Commemoration, focusing on World War I

When? April 11th 2014, 4 pm

Where? Warburg-Haus, Heilwigstraße 116, 20249 Hamburg, Germany

Contact and further information:
Stephanie Heinemann?: info@denkmalstiftung.de
Further information: www.denkmalstiftung.de/veranstaltungen
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Who ? ICOMOS Hellenic, the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and the Hellenic National Committee for UNESCO and in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens, the Association of Greek Archaeologists, the Technical Chamber of Greece and the Association of Architects

What? Historical memory and commemoration. Forms of Expression and Interpretation
•    Dr. Eleanna Gialouri,  Assistant Professor, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciencees.
•    Dr. Alexandra Bounia, Deputy Professor, Cultural Technology and Media, Aegean University.
•    Dr. Vaggelis Karamanolakis. Lecturer Professor, History and Archaeology, National Kapodistrian University of Athens

When? 27 April 2014

Where? Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Amphitheatre. Bouboulinas 20-22, Athens.


What?  Guided visit Kerameikos Archaeological site

When? 4 May 2014  

What? Guided visit to the first cemetery of Athens

When? 11 May 2014


Contact and further information:
Sofia Avgerinou Kolonias:
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Who ? ICOMOS Haiti

What? Publication à l'occasion de la Journée Internationale des Monuments et des Sites.

When? 18 Avril 2014

Contact and further information:
ICOMOS Haiti: icomoshaiti@gmail.com
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Who ? ICOMOS Honduras

What? Celebration and commemoration at an abandoned heritage building

When? 20 May 2014

Where? the Old Central Penitentiary in Tegucigalpa

Contact and further information:
Gloria Lara-Hasemann: larapinto2003@yahoo.com



Who ? ICOMOS  Hungary

What? Une journée festive avec un programme portant pour  titre "Le message de Miklós YBL pour le XXIe siecle" avec discours et lectures de divers représentants des autorités nationales,  suivis par la remise des Prix ICOMOS Hongrie, les Prix Citrons, ainsi que les Prix pour  Le Maintien Exemplaire de Monuments. La journée se poursuivra l'apres midi par une conférence avec titre "Les batiments de Miklós Ybl au XXI-e siecle:  Monuments historiques en usage au quotidien" avec différents intervenants, tous liés, ou travaillant dans des batiments liés au nom de Miklós Ybl. Pour cloturer cette journée, l'exposition itinérante de notre grand programme 2013-2014 . "Héritage pour le futur - Futur pour l'héritage" sera inauguré a 18 heures dans les locaux du FUGA.

When? 16 April 2014

Where? la Grande Salle de l'Uiversité Corvinus de Budapest

Contact and further information:
Annamaria Keller: secretariat@icomos.hu



Who ? the Indonesian Heritage Trust

What? A diverse range of activities, ordered by date below

When? 13-23 April 2014

Where? Around Indonesia


April, 13–26
Ternate: Legu Gam Festival, held by Ternate Municipality and The Sultanate of Ternate. 

April, 15
Jakarta: Banten Heritage Discussion with Prof. Dorodjatun Kuntjoro Jakti as keynote speaker, held by the Indonesian Heritage Trust 

April, 17
Cirebon: Macapatan Cirebonan in Radio Republik Indonesia, held by Kendi Pertula Community
Jakarta: Afternoon Tea for anniversary 97th Ms Herawati Diah, Indonesian heritage prominent figure – her thought and experiences, held by Lingkar Budaya Indonesia with 15 other communities 

April, 18
Banten: the Celebration of World Heritage Day 2014 and the Declaration of Heritage Conservation Integration Program, held by the Indonesian Heritage Trust, Coordinating Ministry of People Welfare, the Government of Banten, and Banten Heritage
Medan: Open House and Heritage Photo Exhibition for Student, held by Sumatera Heritage Trust
Padang: Discussion “Inspirational Traditional Architecture”, held by Pusaka Kedepan, Bung Hatta University
Jogjakarta: Lecture and Workshop of Batik with Ms Larasati Suliantoro as speaker, held by Jogja Heritage Society
Solo: Creative Art Performances – Good Morning Radya Pustaka Museum, held by Mataya Arts Community
Solo: Village Heritage Mapping, held by Solo Municipality
Denpasar: Heritage Talk, held by Bali Kuna Heritage Society
Malang: 100 years of Malang, held by Malang Tempo Doeloe Community 
Surabaya: Sketch on Heritage Living Path, held by Soerabaia Heritage Society
Manado: Discussion “Damaged Heritage Rapid Assessment aftermath flood in Manado”, held by Manado Heritage Community
Sumba: Discussion “Young Leader in the Ring of Fire: Save the Islands and Coastal Heritage”
Jakarta: the Opening Ceremony of Rumah Puspo: the Heritage Learning Center, held by Puspo Budoyo
Borobudur: Ruwat Rawat Borobudur, held by Warung Info Jagad Cleguk Borobudur Community
Gorontalo: Gorontalo Heritage Discussion, held by Gorontalo Heritage
Mojokerto: Ruwatan Bumi Astawulan, held by Save Trowulan Community
Semarang: Discussion “Towards Semarang for Heritage City”, a  Folk Art Festival and Book Launching “Pasar Imlek Semawis 2014” in Boen Hian Tong (Rasa Dharma)
Papua: Cultural Values inventory in Kaimana, West Papua, held by Cendrawasih University & Yayasan Budaya Papua
Gresik: Gresik Heritage Trail, held by ASSIK Community
Tulungagung: Discussion “Creative Economy based on Heritage”, held by Gadhe Community
Muaro Jambi: “Candi Sembilan Heritage Trail”, held by Jambi Heritage Society
Makassar: “Art Performances and Exhibition”, held by Makassar State Museum
Muntok: “Art Mural on Heritage Conservation around Kampung Petenun”, held by Muntok Heritage Community

April, 19
Banten: “Banten Lama Heritage Trail”, held by Banten Heritage
Surabaya: “World Heritage Day Carnival on Car Free Day in Surabaya”, held by Paguyuban Cak dan Ning Surabaya
Semarang: “Tradtional Snack Festival in Waroeng Semawis”, held by Kopi Semawis
Mojokerto: “Bantengan Festival and Photography Competition”, held by Mojokerto Regency

April, 20
Jakarta: Discussion “Conserving Elephant as Heritage Animal”, held by Friends of Ragunan Zoo
Solo: Thousand of Children Write Javanese Letter on Car Free Day in Solo, held by Mataya Community
Sumpur: The Ceremony of “Tegakkan Tonggak Tuo” for the reconstruction of Rumah Gadang Traditional Houses, held by Pusaka, Rumah Asuh, Yayasan Tirto, Sumpur Community and the Indonesian Heritage Trust 

April, 21
Bandung: the Visit of ICOMOS Sub Shelter in Bandung

April, 23
Jakarta: Presentation “Support Balinese Traditional Dance” with Bulantrisna Djelantik as speaker and Legong Dance Performance by Bengkel Tari Ayu Bulan in University of Indonesia
Bogor: Discussion “Commemoration for Raden Saleh”, held by the Petition of Raden Saleh Community

Contact and further information
Adrian Perkasa: adrianperkasa2@gmail.com

Who ? Lontara Project with museum Kota Makassar

What? World Heritage Day Chapter Makassar :  “Museum Kota dan Bianglala Zaman” : Theatrical, Music, Visual Arts, Antique Stuff Community

When? 18 April 2014, 13.30 – 17.00

Where? Museum Kota Makassar, Jalan Balaikota

Contact and further information:
Contact: midyardigan@yahoo.co.id
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Who ? Agik NS

What? a ceremony and lecture nearby the Terjan Site

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Terjan Village, Kragan District, Rembang Regency - Central Java Indonesia

Contact and further information:
Agik NS: agikns@ymail.com
Pictures on: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.433993870069900.1073741867.288616807940941&type=1&notif_t=like


Who ? ICOMOS Ireland in collaboration with the Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield

What? A seminar to commemorate the International Day of Sites and Monuments 18 April 2014, on the theme of ‘commemoration’. As the Hague Convention is 60 years old this year, the event will feature three short presentations on the following topics:
•    A brief outline of the Blue Shield,
•    A note on the Hague Convention (1954) and its protocols
•    ‘Reflecting on the climate/weather events of the last few months in the light of the Heritage Council and Fáilte Ireland’s “Climate Change, Heritage and Tourism: Implications for Ireland’s Coast and Inland Waterways” Report from 2009’. A presentation by Beatrice Kelly of the Heritage Council

When? 17 April 14.00 – 15.45 pm

Where? the Custom House

Contact and further information:
This is a free event, RSVP to: admin@icomos.ie
Deirdre McDermott: president@icomosireland.ie



Who ? Carlo Francini , Antonella Chiti, Ufficio UNESCO del Comune di Firenze With the collaboration of: Accademia delle Arti del Disegno, Associazione Cantieri Animati, Cattedra UNESCO Università di Firenze, Centro UNESCO Onlus, Fondazione Angeli del Bello, Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco – Istituto Internazionale Life Beyond Tourism, ICOMOS Italia, MUS.E, Societa’ Dante Alighieri Comitato di Firenze, Opera di Santa Croce, Opificio delle Pietre Dure,Venti Lucenti.

What? Celebration of the international day of sites and monuments, the Heritage of Commemoration has been inspired by the centennial of the Great War 1914-1918. The day offers a wide program of cultural events and activities aiming to reflect and commemorate the many tragedies of this war. The day will be characterised by a number of discussions, dramatics, and events on heritage protection and conservation.

When? 13 April 2014, 10.00 - 13.00

Where? Florence, Auditorium al Duomo Via de’ Cerretani, 54r

Contact and further information:
Simone Giometti: secretarygeneral@fondazione-delbianco.org
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More information via: http://www.lifebeyondtourism.org/evento/511/Verso-la-%27Giornata-Internazionale-dei-Monumenti-e-dei-Siti%27--Towards-the-%27International-Day-of-Monuments-and-Sites%27-%3A-%E2%80%9CHeritage-of-Commemoration%E2%80%9D---


Who ? The National Museums of Kenya

What? Free entry to all museums for  Kenyan Citizens and the unveiling a historic plaque at the Nairobi Gallery, which is a 103 year old building and a National Monument, where Heritage Walking tours of Nairobi commence from.

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Nairobi and Kenya countrywide

Contact and further information:
Sharon Kyungu: skyungu@museums.or.ke
To locate a museum near you, please visit our page: www.museums.or.ke



Who ? ICOMOS Korea

What? Seminar on reform and resistance, military heritage of Yongsan

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Korea

Contact and further information:
K. Kim: icomoskorea@nate.com
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Who ? ICOMOS Lithuania in collaboration with the Directorate of the State Cultural Reserve of Vilnius Castles

What? A guided tour to Bekes Hill in Vilnius Hills Park area and a seminar after to commemorate Gáspár de Kornyath Bekes.

When? 16 April 2014

Where? The seminar will take place at the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO, St. Jono str. 11, Vilnius

Contact and further information:
Marija Nemuniene, president ICOMOS Lithuania: mmari@takas.lt
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Who ? ICOMOS Luxembourg

What? Une visite guidée du site Mansfeld avec Marc Schoellen

When? 18 avril à 17h30.

Where? Rendez-vous devant l’église de Clausen.

Contact and further information:
Alex Langini: alex.langini@mc.etat.lu

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North Macedonia

Who ? ICOMOS Macedonia

What?  Announcement of Establishment of a Sub-Committee of ICOMOS Macedonia on Memorial Monuments.
Announcement of the Project: Memory of disappeared  urban and rural vernacular architecture – a project financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of North Macedonia

When? 18 April 2014

Where? North Macedonia

Contact and further information:
Lazar Shumanov: icomosmk@mt.net.mk



Who ? ICOMOS Mali

What? Conférence – débat à l’intention des élèves et étudiants particulièrement ceux de la faculté d’histoire-archéologie et visite guidée : monument aux Morts et monument de « Thiaroye » : à l’intention des élèves d’une école de Bamako et des participants à la conférence débat

When? 19 April 2014

Where? Université des Sciences Sociales et de Gestion de Bamako, dans l’amphithéâtre de l’Université

Further information:
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Who ? L’association Espace Environnement – ASESEN

What? Problématiques de l’entretien, et l’interprétation et l’appropriation des par les populations Monuments commémoratifs au Mali

When? 18 Avril 2014

Where? Mali

Further information:
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Alpha Diop ICOMOS Mali: diopalpha@hotmail.com



Who ? ICOMOS Maroc

What? Casablanca: Lieux de mémoire

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Casablanca

Contact and further information:
Khalid el Harrouni: kelharrouni@gmail.com
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Who ? the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund

What? Guided visits of the World Heritage Site from 9.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs
Heritage Walk in the surroundings of the World Heritage Site from 9.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs
Educational activities for children: storytelling, traditional techniques of construction and history of ceramics.

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Aapravasi Ghat World Heritage Site, Port Louis

Contact and further information:
Corinne Forest: research@aapravasighat.org or outreach.agtf@intnet.mu



Who ? the Youth Awareness Environmental Forum (YAEF)

What? An interactive programme concerning the important heritage in Lalitpur Godawari Area, which is the major water resource and heritage area in the Kathmandu Valley.

When? 17-19 April 2014

Where? A community radio called “Environment Cycle Radio” F.M. 104.2 MHz. The radio station will broadcast heritage- related slogans every day from 6 am - 10 pm

Contact and further information:
Astaman Kisee Maharjan: yaefast@gmail.com



Who ? Peruvian Committee of ICOMOS, Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, Peruvian Museum of the Minerals “Andres del Castillo”, Historic Centre of Lima Network for Monuments, National Organization or Architects of Peru, Regional Organization of Architects of the Regional of Metropolitan Lima

What? Opening of photography exhibition “World Heritage commemorative sites” with a performance of the national choir Niños del Perú

When? April 10 6:30 pm

Where? Convent San Francisco el Grande


What? Photography contest and a tour of monuments that speak about this year’s theme “heritage of commemoration”.

When? April 12 9:00 – 13:00 p.m.

Where? Andrés del Castillo museum of mining


What? Parade and exhibition of vintage cars

When? April 13 9:00 – 13:00 p.m.

Where? Between plaza Héroes Navales (hotel Sheraton) and plaza san Martín


What? Academic conference, day 1: trends in urban planning and cultural heritage, day 2: cultural heritage and its integration to development structures.

When? 24 and 25 April 2014, 18:00 – 21:00 p.m.

Where? Hall of the metropolitan museum of Lima – park of the exhibition    


Who ? ICOMOS Peru, Patrimonio y Sitios [P+S] Association

What? Monumentos conmemorativos (conmemorative monuments)

When? 24th and 25th of April 2014

Where? Antonio Ruiz de Montoya University, Av. Paso de los Andes 970- Pueblo Libre - Lima - Peru

Contact and further information:
ICOMOS Peru: perupatrimonioysitios@gmail.com
More information: https://www.facebook.com/patrimonio.sitios
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Who ? Peruvian Committee of ICOMOS, Metropolitan Municipality of Lima, Peruvian Museum of the Minerals “Andres del Castillo”, Historic Centre of Lima Network for Monuments, National Organization or Architects of Peru, Regional Organization of Architects of the Regional of Metropolitan Lima

What? Scientific symposium on commemorative heritage

When? 26 April 2014, 9:00 – 13:00 p.m.

Where? Hall of mirrors at the municipal hall of Lima.


What? Photography contest and closing party, including a folk parade towards the park of the exhibition, a tour around the park of the exhibition and traditional music and dances closing performance

When? 27 April 2014, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 – 12:30

Where? Park of the reserve (magic water circuit)

Contact and further information:
Alberto Martorell: icomosperu.presidencia@gmail.com

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What? A guided visits of four monuments

When? 12 April 2014

Where? Lisbon

Contact and further information:
CECHAP: cechap.associacao@gmail.com.
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Qui ?  Le Commite Roumain de l'ICOMOS avec le Musee National d'Histoire et l'Office National pour le Culte des Heros

Quoi ? une conference dediee a la Journee Mondiale des Monuments: "La Journee Mondiale des Monuments - Le patrimoine de la commemoration"

Quand ? 14 Avril 2014

Où ? Bucarest


Qui ?  Le Commite Roumain de l'ICOMOS

Quoi ? etudiants en architecture de Bucarest vont visiter la Rotonde des Heros du Parc Charles Premier de Bucarest.

Quand ? 16 Avril 2014

Où ? Bucarest

Contacts et informations supplémentaires :
Sergiu NISTOR Universitatea de Arhitectura si Urbanism Ion Mincu & Presedinte ICOMOS Romania: sergiu_nistor2@yahoo.com



Who ? ICOMOS Serbia

What? A guided tour of the Belgrade cemetery complex: The New Cemetery, Sephardic Jewish cemetery and The Cemetery of the Liberators of Belgrade followed by a round table discussion.

When? 23 April 2014

Where? Belgrade

Contact and further information:
ICOMOS Serbia: icomos.serbia@gmail.com
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Who ? ICOMOS Spain, ARESPA and Máster Universitario en Rehabilitación, Mantenimiento y Recuperación de Edificios
Universidad Alfonso x el Sabio

What? Coloquio sobre el patrimonio

When? 28 April 2014, 18.00 - 20.00

Where? Salón de Actos de la UAX: (Campus de Villanueva de la Cañada)

Contact and further information:
Maria Rosa Suarez-Inclan Ducassi: buzonicomosesp@esicomos.org
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Who ? ICOMOS Sweden

What? A guided visit to Stockholm Northern Cemetery

When? 22 April 2014

Where? Stockholm

Contact and further information:
Nils Ahlberg: nilsahlberg@hotmail.com



Who ? CIPA with the Bureau of Cultural Heritage and the Chinese University of Technology.

What? Conference on the International Day for Monuments and Sites

When? 25th and 26th April 2014

Where? Taipei

Contact and further information:
A. Georgopoulos: drag@central.ntua.gr
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Who ? ICOMOS Thailand with The Fine art Department, Bangkok Metropolis and Kanchanaburi province

What? A document presentation of  monuments to list of the World heritage in the theme "The Heritage of Commemoration". These monuments compose ; The  architectural group of Prince Narisara Nuvadtivongs,The great architect,  and The Death Railway,is famous in the world, also know as The Burma - Siam railway, built by the Empire of Japan in 1943 of World war II including The Bridge on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi province which indicate the important  commemorative representation of architecture.

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Bangkok

Contact and further information:
Vatima Thongkum: admin@icomosthai.org



Who ? ICOMOS Tunisie

What? Exposition sur le thème : les monuments de commémoration en Tunisie à travers l’histoire : richesse et variété. Colloque scientifique : les monuments de commémoration en Tunisie: un patrimoine culturel méconnu.

When?  Avril 2014

Where? Tunisie

Contact and further information:
Mustapha Khanoussi: khanoussi@planet.tn




Who ? ICOMOS Turkey

What? Event: "Memory-War-Monument" covering the presentations; "Architectural Memoralisation of War: Ars Memoriae and the Landscapes of Gallipoli Battles" and "Bastions of the Thracian Region of Turkey: Problems and Recommendations for Protection".

When?  18 April 2014

Where? Istanbul Technical University Taskisla Building

Contact and further information:
Yegan Kahya: icomosturkiye@gmail.com



United Kingdom

Who ? Cambridge Heritage Seminar team

What? The 15th Cambridge Heritage Seminar - 1914 Inherited

When?  26 April 2014

Where? the MacDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

Contact and further information:
Pablo Alonso González: pabloag2007@gmail.com



Who ? World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

What? World Heritage Weekend, We’re having an all-singing, all-dancing World Heritage weekend! See Fountains’ ages brought to life by medieval crafts, dance and cookery and elegant Georgian costume and fan-making. We’re reviewing our World Heritage Site Management Plan this year so why not take the opportunity to have your say about what you think should happen on the estate over the next six years.

When? Saturday 3 - Monday 5 May 11am – 4pm

Where? Fountains Abbey

Contact and further information:
More information: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/fountainsabbey
Sarah Parkinson: Sarah.Parkinson@nationaltrust.org.uk
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United States - Kansas

Who ? the Kansas State Historic Preservation Office

What? Posts of photographs of objects and memorials in Kansas that commemorate World War I on the facebook page and a in the upcoming issue of Kansas Preservation

When? 18 April 2014

Where? Online

Contact and further information:
Amanda K. Loughlin: aloughlin@kshs.org
Photographs can be uploaded via: https://www.facebook.com/KSHPO or via an email to survey@kshs.org.
Digital version of this newsletter will be available at http://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-preservation/15064



Who ? ICOMOS Venezuela

What? the publication of the document “18 de abril de 2014, Día Internacional de los monumentos y sitios: Venezuela y su patrimonio de la Conmemoración a través del tiempo”  on the blog. This document was prepared in order to diffuse the thematic evolution of this built heritage in Venezuela.

Contact and further information:
ICOMOS Venezuela:icomosvenezuela@yahoo.com
Blog: http://icomosdevenezuela.blogspot.com/
Download article 1: 18 de abril de 2014, Día Internacional de los monumentos y sitios: Venezuela y su patrimonio de la Conmemoración a través del tiempo
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Who ? the National Heritage Conservation Commission

What? Celebration  for people to appreciate the monuments and fabrics of the country.

When?  18 April 2014

Where? the Shoprite Centre

Contact and further information:
Robert Sichone: bobsichone@yahoo.co.uk


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