The 15 cities that make up the group World Heritage Site in Spain celebrate this Saturday September 12 the ‘Heritage Night’, with cultural programming and open days in museums and monuments.
‘The Heritage Night’ in 15 cities of Spain
Spain has cities that are treasures, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. To highlight the cultures and languages of all cities, this Saturday September 12 will celebrate the ‘Heritage Night’. Alcalá de Henares, Ávila, Baeza, Cáceres, Córdoba, Cuenca, Ibiza, Mérida, Salamanca, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santiago de Compostela, Tarragona, Toledo and Úbeda they will organize cultural activities and open the doors of their monuments.
The initiative emerged in 2018, coinciding with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the group’s creation. In this way they paid homage to different cultures and languages that make up this group and They represent the diversity and richness of Spain.
Dance, culture, leisure and monuments
The third edition of ‘The Heritage Night’ will be structured in three sections. SceneHeritage will have as protagonist dance in all its forms and ages. 15 creations by the invited artists will be held simultaneously, and they will also be streamed internationally. To complement them, there will be parallel activities related to dance such as workshops, presentations and talks.
There will be open days in the monuments in Open Heritage. Thanks to this program, visitors and citizens will be able to see the most emblematic places of the cities as they have never seen them before. Symbols such as Medieval Acalá, the Wall of Ávila, the Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba, the Torres del Ireonimus in the Cathedral of Salamanca or the Roman Circus of Tarragona will open for free on Saturday night. Due to security measures, it will be necessary to reserve a place for these visits.
By last, VivePatrimonio organize a great offer of cultural and leisure activities in the historic centers. From sunset, there will be a multitude of guided tours, concerts or shows in the World Heritage cities. You can find the full program and all the information about seat reservations in the event website.
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