ICOMOS NC Germany: European Heritage Day in Germany
On the European Heritage Day, also known as Day of the Open Monument, numerous monuments which are usually closed to the public open their doors to visitors. In Germany the event takes place on the second weekend of September and for the public. As in 2019 the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus will be celebrated, this year’s German motto will be “Chance Monument: Remember. Received. Rethinking.” and more than 5000 monuments will be accessible to millions of visitors.
Organizers: A vast network of public and private heritage owners, of institutions,associations and citizen groups has been built up in the last 25 years by theGerman Foundation of Monument Protection (Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz –DSD)