European Heritage Days in Imathia

From Friday 25 to Sunday 27 September 2015, the Ephorate of Antiquities of Imathia participates in the celebration of European Heritage Days. On all three days, guided tours and educational programmes will be organised at the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, the Archaeological Museum of Veria and the Byzantine Museum of Veria, as well as in selected byzantine monuments of the city of Veria, under this year's umbrella theme "Violence and Tolerance". Entrance will be free to visitors on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September.

The European Heritage Days aim to:

Raise awareness of Europe's cultural richness and diversity
Increase appreciation of Europe's cultural heritage
Encourage greater tolerance for other cultures across Europe
Improve awareness of the need to protect cultural heritage
Invite Europe to respond to the social, political, and economic challenges of the culture sector

Launched in 1985, they take place in the 50 signatory states to the European Cultural Convention, putting new cultural treasures on display and opening up historic buildings normally closed to the public. It is a joint initiative managed by the European Commission and the Council of Europe, in close coordination with national coordinators.

Friday 25 September:
• Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, 9:30 and 11:00, educational programme, tel. 23310 92347

• Byzantine Museum of Veria, 9:00 and 11:00, educational programme, tel. 23310 29737

Saturday 26 September:
• Byzantine Museum of Veria, ,9:00 and 11:00, educational programme, tel. 23310 29737
• Archaeological Museum of Veria, 18:00, guided tour, tel. 2331024972

Sunday 27 September:
• Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, 11:00, guided tour, tel. 23310 92347

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  • Σκηνές βίαιης σύγκρουσης σε μάχη, λεπτομέρεια από το χρυσοποίκιλτο γωρυτό (φαρέτρα) του Φιλίππου Β’ στο Μουσείο Βασιλικών Τάφων των Αιγών.

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