2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage

MusiChild™ Publications constitute an international innovation for engagement, sustainability, protection and promotion of European shared cultural heritage with special focus in the Mediterranean musical heritage. During their creation and production, the ten cultural initiatives set by the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 are implemented.  

According to the European Commission statement the overall objective of the Year 2018 is to encourage the sharing and appreciation of Europe’s cultural heritage, to raise awareness of our common history and values, and to reinforce a sense of belonging in a common European space. The general objectives of the European Year:

  • Cultural heritage as a pivotal component of cultural diversity and inter-cultural dialogue
  • Cultural heritage's contribution to the economy
  • Cultural heritage as an element of the relations between the EU and third countries


The specific objectives of the European Year:

  • People-centred, inclusive, forward-looking, more integrated, sustainable and cross sectoral approaches to cultural heritage
  • Innovative models of participatory governance and management
  • Debate and research on the quality of conservation, safeguarding, innovative reuse and enhancement of cultural heritage
  • Cultural heritage accessible to all
  • Research and innovation for cultural heritage, statistics
  • Synergy between cultural heritage and environment policies
  • Regional and local development strategies and sustainable tourism
  • Skills and knowledge management and transfer in the cultural heritage sector
  • Cultural heritage as a source of inspiration for contemporary creation and innovation
  • Education and lifelong learning
  • Intercultural dialogue, post-conflict reconciliation and conflict prevention
  • Research and innovation in relation to cultural heritage
  • Preventing the illicit trafficking of cultural goods
  • Focus on 2018 events that have a symbolic importance for Europe's history and cultural heritage

MusiChild™ Publications will also organize various activities that will be in alignment with the above aims in relation to the publications. Check the Activities link for information coming soon.