AGM 2015 conference presentations

During the conference at AGM 2014 we have seen many interesting presentation touching the subject of Foreigners in Significant Cemeteries.

AGM 2015 photo glimpses

So many moments, so many details. To remember.

SEFITDIECI'15 - Cultural Heritage of the Cemeteries

SEFITDIECI is the annual meeting of Utilitalia-Sefit members, the leaders of the largest cemeteries in Italy.

Monumental Cemetery in Milan, open air museum. A new series of events


On Sunday 1 November 2015 from 10 am to 5.30 the Monumental Cemetery of Milan will host a new series of events, organized by the City Council to enhance and promote this treasure chest of art and make the Monumental Cemetery be part of the cultural life of the city.

Et lux perpetua. An evocative concert inside the Monumental Cemetery of Trento

On Monday 2 November 2015, at 7 pm, an evocative concert inside the Monumental cemetery of Trento will celebrate the Day of the Dead.

Eastern Cemetery (Rennes, France)

The Rallé Chapel at Eastern Cemetery (Rennes, France)
The Eastern Cemetery (“Cimetière de l’Est”) was created in 1887 and it is the largest cemetery in the city of Rennes.

The Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno hosts "Dante 750. Descent into Hell"


28th – 29th October 2015 The Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno, Genoa - Italy, hosts Dante 750. Descent into Hell, a performance by the actor and director Alessandro Tampieri.
The performance was already held with great success in Bologna and Trento. Now Genoa wants to have a new experience doing it in the Cemetery of Staglieno.
Alessandro Tampieri  plays a selection of the most famous verses of Dante's Hell in one of the most beautiful and evocative location: it will be a special evening walk, at the discovery of some of the artistic treasures of the monumental cemetery.
The performance held on 29th October is addressed in particular to students. Two important academics have been invited: Francesco De Nicola, lecturer at the University in Genoa will speak about Dante and his modernity, Caterina Olcese Spingardi, Art Historian at Soprintendenza Belle Arti e Paesaggio della Liguria, will speak about the Cemetery of Staglieno.
Celebrating 750 years from Dante's birth, the intention is to keep alive the heritage of one the most important poets of history, focusing on his absolute modernity and brightening up his force through theatre.

4 October 2015: the events at Monumental Cemetery of Milan

With the aim to  promote the cultural evaluation of the Monumental Cemetery of Milan, the City Council organizes a series of events called Monumentale: Musei a Cielo Aperto (Monumental Cemetery: an open air museum).

The events take place every first Sunday of each month, and they are curated by Fondazione Milano Scuole Civiche. 
Students of the Scuole Civiche give voice to famous people resting at the Monumental Cemetery, staging short plays written and produced specifically for these occasions.

On Sunday 4 October 2015, from 10 am to 6 pm, the Monumental Cemetery will host theatrical performances, music shows, guided tours and much more.
Free entrance.

The complete programme is available here (in Italian): www.fondazionemilano.eu

AGM 2015 report

On September 24th, the Annual General Meeting took place at Gabroveni Inn in Bucharest, Romania.

Monumental Cemetery of Messina (Messina, Italy)

Monumental Cemetery of Messina (Messin, Italy)
The Monumental Cemetery of Messina is one of the most important monumental cemeteries in Italy and after the Staglieno Cemetery, the most artistic one.

Lister Lane Cemetery (Halifax, United Kingdom)

Lister Lane Cemetery (Halifax, United Kingdom)
Lister Lane Cemetery, formerly known as The Halifax General Cemetery, was opened in 1841.

City Cemetery of Zadar (Zadar, Croatia)

City Cemetery of Zadar (Zadar, Croatia)
The City Cemetery of Zadar was established in 1820. The first burial dates back to 1821 and the oldest preserved grave stone comes from the year of 1822.

AGM change of venue

Annual General Meeting and conference will take place at Gabroveni Inn.

The Old South Cemetery (Munich, Germany)

The Old South Cemetery (Munich, Germany)
The Old South Cemetery (“Alter Südlicher Friedhof”) was established in 1563, during the reign of Henry V, the Duke of Bavaria.

Cemetery Boninovo (Dubrovnik, Croatia)

Cemetery Boninovo (Dubrovnik, Croatia)
Both Municipal and Orthodox cemetery were built on land where summer residences of Dubrovnik nobility once had been.

2015 elections candidates

List of candidates for president and steering committee is ready.

Let's see ASCE cemeteries entries

How does an Association look like in real life?

AGM 2015 Programme and conference

Programe of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference 2015.

Guided walk at Varaždin Cemetery - highlights

Varaždinsko groblje
On 2nd June 2015, during the Week of discovering European Cemeteires (WDEC), a guided walk named "Revived Past" took place at the Varaždin Cemetery (Croatia).

XVI National Symposium of the Funeral Sector (Granada, Spain)

Granada, Spain
On 30th September and 1st October 2015, the XVI National Symposium of the Funeral Sector will be held in Granada (Spain).

Funerary Architecture Symposium (Ravenna, Italy)

Monumental cemetery of Ravenna (Ravenna, Italy)
From 22nd to 24th October 2015, the first Funerary Architecture International Symposium will take place in Ravenna (Italy).

Guided Tour at Monumental Cemetery of Messina

Monumental Cemetery of Messina (Messina, Italy)
On 21 June 2015, a guided tour took place at the Monumental Cemetery of Messina (Italy), entitled "The memory garden: Between art and peotry".

Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno


4 June 2015 Commemoration of the Centenary of the First World

Lectures at Kensal Green Cemetery and a Dickens Fellowship event

Kensal Green Cemetery (London, United Kingdom)
Two lectures and a Dickens Fellowship event will take place at Kensal Green Cemetery in June and July 2015. 

WDEC 2015 - Discovering the mysteries of Arenys de Mar Cemetery

Arenys de Mar Cemetery (Catalonia, Spain)
A night guided tour took place at the Arenys de Mar Cemetery (Catalonia, Spain) on 7th June 2015 at 9.00 pm with actor Roger Pou.

AGM 2015 sign up

Join us for amazing 3 days in Bucharest.

After the Annual General Meeting of our association an interesting conference will follow titled Foreigners in Significant Cemeteries. Check the programme at this page.

May 24th 1915. The river Piave whispered:" The stranger will not come in!"

A NEW OCCASION TO VISIT THE MONUMENTAL CEMETERY OF TURIN

AGM 2015 - hotel reservations

This year's Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place from 24th to 26th of September 2015 at the Gabroveni Inn.

WDEC 2015 - Night guided tour at cemetery of Sant Antoni Abat

Sant Antoni Abat or Cantagallet Cemetery (Alcoy, Spain)
During the Week of discovering European Cemeteries, a night guided tour will take place at the Sant Antoni Abat Cemetery (Alcoy, Spain).

WDEC 2015 - events at cemeteries in Maribor

Dobrava Cemetery (Maribor, Slovenia)
During the Week of discovering European Cemeteries 2015, some interesting events will take place at Dobrava and Pobrežje Cemetery in Maribor.

Elections call

Call for candidates for Steering Committee and president of ASCE.

WDEC 2015 - Culture cycle of Porto Cemeteries

Agramonte Cemetery (Porto, Portugal)
During the Week of discovering European Cemeteries 2015, several guided tours and other events will take place at the Porto Cemeteries.

WDEC 2015 - Virtual Tour of the Cemeteries in Ljubljana

Žale Cemetery (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
The visualisation separately includes Žale Cemetery, the other 17 cemeteries managed by our company and Plečnik's Žale Cemetery, where users can also see the virtual interior of the mortuary.

AGM 2015: Call for papers

Foreigners in Significant Cemeteries

WDEC2015 - Discovering Turin's Monumental Cemetery (Italy)

Family Grave: Brondelli di Brondello
Artist: Giacomo Ginotti
picture by: Simona De Pascalis

Special guided tours through the emotion of the discovery of art and history at the Monumental Cemetery of Turin (Italy) in the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries.

Saturday 30th of may:
10.30 am
A walk to the Monumental between curiosity and celebrities Reservations at the telephone number +39.349.570.511.8
  1.45  pm
The Holy Shroud through the works of the Monumental
Reservations at the telephone number +39.339.605.736.9 
  2.00 pm
The route of Resistance in World War II
Reservations at the telephone number +39.347.312.041.9
  3.00 pm
Crumbs of history.
Reservations at the telephone number +39.347.487.627.7

Saturday 31st of may:
11.00 am - 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Representation of the sacred rituals of the Jewish tradition inside the cemeteries.                                                                                Reservations at the telephone number +39.347.489.166.2
  1.45  pm
The Holy Shroud through the works of the Monumental
Reservations at the telephone number +39.339.605.736.9 
  2.30 pm
The Monumental revealed: wandering among the friendly graves of the cemetery 
Reservations at the telephone number +39.339.388.598.4
  



WDEC 2015 - Night guided tour at at the Cemetery of Ciriego

Night guided walk during WDEC 2015
Join us on the night guided tour entitled “Heroins. Portraits of women in the face of adversity” (Heroinas. Mujeres ante la adversidad).

WDEC 2015 - guided walk at Varaždin Cemetery

Varaždinsko groblje
Guided walk named "Revived Past" will take place on 2nd June 2015 at 11.00 am. It is organized by the students of secondary school of Business and Tourism Varaždin and Parkovi Inc.

WDEC 2015 - Guided walk at historic Mõigu Cemetery

One of the few survived headstones at Mõigu.
Estonian Heritage Society invites to guided walk at historic Mõigu Cemetery on 27th of May at 16.00.

WDEC 2015 - Guided walk at the Old Cemetery of Podgorze

As every year, association PODGORZE.PL invites you to a guided walk at Old Cemetery of Podgorze (Stary Cmentarz Podgorski, Krakow, Poland).

Municipal Cemetery of the Capuchins (Mataró, Barcelona)

Municipal Cemetery of the Capuchins (Mataró, Barcelona)
The Catholic cemetery of the Capuchins began to provide services in 1817 and today consist of 13.612 graves.

WDEC 2015 - events at Verano Monumental Cemetery

Verano Monumental Cemetery (Rome, Italy)
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Superintendence of Cultural Heritage of Rome has organized two concerts at the Verano Monumental Cemetery.

WDEC at Cemetery Trsat in Rijeka

Guided tours, musical performances and photo exhibitions.

Certosa of Bologna. WDEC and summer calendar 2015 (26 May - 29 September)

Thirty appointments plus guided visits.

WDEC 2015 - Literary-musical Cultural act in Cementiris de Barcelona

Cementiris de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
This event is a tribute to the poets and writers buried in the cemeteries of Barcelona.

WDEC 2015 - Guided tours at Verano Monumental Cemetery

Verano Monumental Cemetery (Rome, Italy)
During the Week of discovering European Cemeteries 2015, 12 interesting guided tours will take place at Verano Monumental Cemetery (Rome, Italy).

WDEC 2015 - free guided tours at Žale Cemetery

Žale Cemetery (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
In the next week, when there is the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries, we will have several activities at Žale Cemetery in Ljubljana.

Bloomsday 2015 at Glasnevin Cemetery. Dublin.


"When I die, Dublin will be written in my heart"

WDEC2015 -The Monumental Cemetery of Turin: in five days 20 guided tours.


In the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries, the Monumental cemetery of Turin, together to the associations and tourist agencies in the country, promotes the beauty and history of the cemetery with a very good program of guided tours.

WDEC 2015 - Tour around the mosaics of the Terrassa Cemetery

Terrassa Cemetery (Terrassa, Spain)
On the International Museum Day, 17th of May 2015, a guided tour will take place at the Terrassa Cemetery (Terrassa, Spain).