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About the Certification of Places of Peace Route

In September 2017, the European Network Places of Peace (ENPP) presented the candidacy of  Places of Peace Route as a cultural route of the Council of Europe, which was transferred to the evaluation cycle 2018/2019. This candidacy was based on the fact that its general theme – peace – and its specific theme – the […]

Evoramonte (Portugal) commemorated 185 Years of its Peace Treaty

In a joint organization of the Civil Parish of Evoramonte and the Municipality of Estremoz with the support of the Regional Directorate of Culture of Alentejo, Evoramonte celebrated on May 25th the 185 Years of the Signature of its Peace Treaty  (Convention of Evoramonte) which ended the Portuguese Civil War of the first half of […]

Municipality of Viana do Alentejo (Portugal) invests in Culture

The Municipality of Viana do Alentejo,  member of ENPP, is the Portuguese municipality which most invests in culture, according to a study commissioned by the “Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos”, a Portuguese Foundation. According to this study based on data from 2017, the Municipality of Viana do Alentejo invests in culture 34% of its annual […]

100 Years Bauhaus in Altranstädt Castle (Germany)

Attentive to the Material Heritage of its region, the Association for the Promotion of  Altranstädt Castle (Germany) lauch next 5 May in this castle an exhibition under the theme “100 Years Bauhaus – The House of Crows in Zwenkau”. The House of Crows in Zwenkau, near Leipzig, is the only building in the world that […]

A FEELING OF PEACE

Miguel Claro (facebook.com/miguelclaro.photography) is one of the most prestigious astrophotographers in the world and collaborator of the most prestigious magazines and worldwide websites of the specialty. Last year, 10 of his photographs were included in the list of the 100 best photos of the year published by the website space.com, the NASA site FOR space exploration […]

Exhibition of Nelson Mandela Art in Evoramonte, Portugal

Evoramonte (Portugal), headquarters of ENPP, receives until June 2 an exhibition of 36 drawings signed by Nelson Mandela, leader of the movement against Apartheid, President of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize in 1993. The exhibition of the 36 drawings of Mandela is distributed by 5 venues located in Evoramonte Castle : Torre/Paço, Café-Restaurant “The […]

President of ENPP met with the Mayor of Vasvár (Hungary)

The President of ENPP, Eduardo Basso, met on February 20 with the Mayor of Vasvár, Mr. Toth Balázs, in the Town Hall of this Hungarian member of ENPP and Places of Peace Route. During the meeting issues related to Network local development and the current certification process of Places of Peace Route as Cultural Route of […]

Commemoration of 661 Years of Zadar Peace Treaty

For the seventh consecutive year, the city of Zadar, Croatia, celebrated on February 18 the anniversary of the signing of its Treaty of Peace in the same place where it was signed 661 years ago – the St. Francis Monastery. The celebrations, organized by the Municipality of Zadar, a member of the ENPP since 2011, […]

João Carlos Chouriço, former Deputy Mayor for Culture of Municipality of Estremoz (Portugal) and supporter of ENPP, died yesterday

João Carlos Chouriço, from 2005 to 2009 the Vice-President and Deputy-Mayor of the Estremoz City Council (the municipality to which Evoramonte belongs), suddenly died yesterday, February 21 . João Carlos Chouriço was an unconditional supporter of the process of establishing of European Network of Places of Peace either personally or as Deputy-Mayor for Culture, having […]