Alcobaça : European Heritage Days

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The European Heritage Days is an annual initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Union, involving about 50 countries, which aims at raising awareness of the importance of safeguarding the heritage. Under the theme « The Future of Memory », the European Heritage Days took place in Portugal on September 28, 29 and 30. The Monastery of Alcobaça joined the celebrations, as usual, with a set of specific activities : thematic guided tours for general public (Architecture and Construction System, The Splendor of the Baroque in the Monastery of Alcobaça, Saint Mary of Alcobaça and the Marian Cult) ; Guided Tours for children and peddy paper inside the monument ; The Concerts « O Rondó da Carpideira » and « Música no Museu – Almendrix Trio » ; Photography Contest “The Future of Memory”.