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Public Institution "Mirko Komnenovic City Museum and Josip Bepo Benkovic Gallery" in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of Montenegro is organizing the European Heritage Days event 2019, with a program called "Side on the Stage of Europe".

This significant event for our institution and the entire cultural public of Montenegro will be organized in the Botanical Garden of the Mirko Komnenović City Museum in Herceg Novi, on 27. September 2019. starting at 18.00.

The European Heritage Days, which are commemorated in the 50 countries that are signatories to the European Convention on Culture, are based on the promotion of local skills, traditions, architecture and art, which form a common European heritage.

Launched in 1985 in France, the event was organized as a joint initiative of the European Commission and the Council of Europe by 1999. is celebrated in September, with more than 70 000 events organized across Europe. European Heritage Days allow citizens to explore a wide range of cultural assets through a series of themed events, free of charge for visitors, which helps shed light on the hidden history of the people and places that have helped shape Europe's culture and heritage.

The goals of the event are based on increasing understanding of the common European past, respecting traditional values ​​and encouraging new initiatives in the field of conservation and education, and its plan - European character, contributes to bringing the peoples of Europe closer together by spreading common cultural values.