The virtues of European cultural heritage during lockdown
There is an untapped potential in cultural heritage. It has presented its value to the society by being an example of resilience and promoting well-being.
As demonstrated by the European Heritage Alliance Manifesto that was presented on Europe Day, cultural heritage is a powerful catalyst for the future of Europe and can contribute to the broader objective of a greener, more sustainable, more cohesive and inclusive, and above all, more value-oriented Europe.
At this watershed moment the history, a turning point for life as we know it and in the world’s geopolitical environment, it is time to look back at the fundamentals of the European project and the values that it nurtures and the forces which keep us together.