Memorial evening at Westerveld, the Netherlands


Westerveld Cemetery & Crematorium (Duin en Kruidbergerweg 2-6, Driehuis, the Netherlands) will organise a memorial evening on Friday, 2 November.

Friends of Museums’ Day 2018 at the Monumental Cemetery of Milan

Monumental Cemetery of Milan, Italy
On 7th October 2018, discover the Heroes of World War I on a guided walk at the Monumental Cemetery of Milan.

Torino Spirituality - "I prefer NO!" Go to the devil! Four steps between diabolical representations and words of sulfur


A walk through the historic tombs of the Monumental Cemetery: great artists, almost heretical characters, Luciferian quotations and the inevitable symbol of the symbolist "femme fatale" in the Turin fin de siècle. A trip to two voices between history and suggestioniletterarie together with the art historian Federica Tammarazio and the actor Lorenzo Beatrice.

The meeting is part of the cycle The spirit that always says "no"

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Program of the next Open air museum event in Milan

Monumental Cemetery of Milan, Italy
On Sunday, 30th September 2018, enjoy a day of theatre, music, cinema and guided tours at the Monumental Cemetery of Milan.

AGM 2018 report

On September 20th, the Annual General Meeting took place at city hall Innsbruck.

2018 European Heritage Days at the New Cemetery in Belgrade, Serbia


Guided stroll through the New Cemetery -  2018 European Heritage Days.

AGM 2018 conference volume

Articles from AGM 2018 conference will soon be available for download again.

Epitaph association opens the doors of Atelier Salu

On Sunday, September 16th, 2018 the Heritage Days take place in Brussels.

Tour "Extraordinary Women" on New Cemetery in Belgrade

New Cemetery in Belgrade Hosted Participants of “Share Your Knowledge” and “Creative Mentorship” Programs

EYCH logo label for researh project in Milan.

Photoceramics: an unsuspected Cultural Heritage.

Open air museum at the Monumental Cemetery of Milan, Italy

Monumental Cemetery of Milan, Italy
On Sunday, 26th August 2018, enjoy a day of theatre, music, cinema and theme walks at the Monumental Cemetery of Milan.

ASCE at the Open Day in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany

ASCE
On the 25th of August there will be an "Open Day in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany" in Berlin.

Cemetery Monumentale: Open Air Museum

The Municipality of Milan, in order to enhance and promote the Monumental Cemetery, is this year organizing, together with the Fondazione Milano Scuole Civiche, the "Monumentale: Open Air Museum" exhibition that will take place every last Sunday of the month until October.   

Cemetery agli Allori (Florence, Italy)

The Cimitero agli Allori, located in via Senese 184, just outside Florence, Italy, is an extraordinary place where you have the opportunity to experience unique art and history.    

Project proposal: Conservation of historic gardens under a global change scenario

National Research Council
Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection and  Municipality of Bologna are looking for ASCE members as partners in a new EU funded project.

Theatrical night at Terrassa Cemetery and Museum

Terrassa Cemetery and Museum organize a theatrical night visit to the municipal cemetery.
The event is part of the Festa Major program.

WDEC in Karlovac (Dubovac cemetery), Croatia

In the framework of WDEC the Dubovac cemetery in Karlovac, Croatia organised a thematic walk called "The History of the Catholic Cemetery Dubovac" under the guidnce of prof. Marinka Mužar. 

Impressions from WDEC 2018 in Maribor

Guided tour at the Pobrežje Cemetery
Since Maribor is the European City of Sport 2018, this years Week of discovering European Cemeteries (WDEC) merged together culture and sport.

Success in regular evaluation by EPA

Certified as Cultural route of the Council of Europe! 

To retain the label of Cultural route of the Council of Europe, European Cemeteries Route has been evaluated in the framework of the 2017-18 three-year evaluation-cycle by European Institute of Cultural routes.

Visitors Invited to Participate at Series of Events to Mark WDEC 2018 at the New Cemetery in Belgrade, Serbia


#EuropeForCulture A  month of exciting events leading up to the WDEC 2018 in Belgrade (the New Cemetery), Serbia

WDEC in Rome (Verano Monumental Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture. Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, AMA Cimiteri Capitolini, the municipal company that manages the cemeteries of Rome, including the Verano Monumental Cemetery, joins the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries, promoted by the ASCE, with the program of cultural paths about cinema, theater and visual arts.


WDEC in Rijeka: Exhibition opening and guided walk

#EuropeForCulture Within WDEC 2018 programe an exhibition and guided walk took place at Drenova cemetery in Rijeka.

WDEC in Maribor, Slovenia

#EuropeForCulture Memorial park Dobrava and Symbols project are in the main focus of WDEC events in Maribor.

WDEC 2018 in Genoa (Staglieno Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture Within the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the Municipality of Genoa joins the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries from 28 May to 3 June promoted by the ASCE (Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe) with the program "ART AND MUSIC IN STAGLIENO"

WDEC in Ljubljana, Slovenia

#EuropeForCulture During the Week of Discovering European Cemeteries (WDEC), which takes place within the framework of the Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe (ASCE), this year we will organise free guided tours around the Žale cemetery.

WDEC 2018 in Bologna, Italy

#EuropeForCulture The 2018 summer calendar in the Certosa, Bologna Monumental Cemetery, is now here with a new series of night walks and events.

WDEC in London (West Norwood Cemetery), United Kingdom

#EuropeForCulture West Norwood Cemetery present the following programme for WDEC 2018:

WDEC in Koprivnica, Croatia

#EuropeForCulture Municipal Utility Company Komunalac LLC Koprivnica, in cooperation with the Koprivnica City Museum and Historical Society of Koprivnica, organizes events aimed at enhancing the heritage existing on the City cemetery „Pri Sv. Duhu“ in Koprivnica. 

WDEC in Turin, Italy

#EuropeForCulture  The Turin cemetery presents its programme for WDEC 2018 on this link

WDEC in Karlovac (Dubovac Cemetery), Croatia

#EuropeForCulture Within WDEC 2018 the Dubovac Catholic Cemetery in Karlovac, Croatia presents the lecture of prof. Marinka Mužar, who wrote a book: Dubovac Catholic Cemetery. This event will take place on May 30, 2018 beginning at 10:00 am at the Dubovac Catholic cemetery.

WDEC in Santander (Ciriego Cemetery), Spain

#EuropeForCulture Cemetery of Ciriego, Spain presents for WDEC 2018 the following: “Nocturne” on June, 1st at 21:30.

WDEC in Rome (Verano Monumental Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture From May 28 to June 3 2018, events and cultural activities will be held at the Documentation Center of the Verano Monumental Cemetery. The Documentation Center, set up at the entrance of the Verano Monumental Cemetery, will be open from Monday 28 May to Sunday 3 June, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m..

WDEC in Milan (Monumental Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture The Municipality of Milan, in order to enhance and promote the Monumental Cemetery, is organizing this year, together with the Fondazione Milano Scuole Civiche, the "Monumental: Open-air Museum" exhibition that will take place every last Sunday of the month, from May to October.

WDEC in Krakow (Old Cemetery of Podgorze), Poland

#EuropeForCulture Association PODGORZE.PL invites you to:
Introduction to the Old Cemetery of Podgorze (Stary Cmentarz Podgorski).

WDEC in Florence (English Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture On June 18 at 6:00 p.m. we shall hold a guided tour of the tombs in Florence's English Cemetery associated with the Battles of Waterloo, Trafalgar and the Peninsula against Napoleon, for which see. You can read more about it on this link

WDEC in Rijeka, Croatia

#EuropeForCulture Discovering Rijeka central cemetery Drenova.

WDEC in Skiathos, Greece

#EuropeForCulture Greece’s first time in ASCE’s Week of Discovering European Cemeteries – WDEC.

WDEC in Messina (Monumental Cemetery), Italy

#EuropeForCulture WDEC 2018 at the Monumental Cemetery of Messina, Italy.

WDEC 2018

Discover European heritage.

Our Estate Preserved: Sustainable management of military cemeteries Dialogue and debate 25-26 APRIL 2018, YPRES (BELGIUM)


Created at the end of the First World War many of our cemeteries and memorials are now nearly 100 years old. They are now rightly regarded as historic sites with a significant national and international heritage value. 

Maciachini’s commemorative stamp

A commemorative postage stamp to celebrate the two-hundredth anniversary of Maciachini’s birth was commisioned by Poste Italiane and printed by the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato in Rome. 

ASCE at Tanexpo fair 2018

International funeral and cemetery exhibition
From 5th to 7th April 2018, the international funeral and cemetery fair Tanexpo will take place in Bologna, Italy.

New video at TanExpo in collaboration with Utilitalia

ASCE and Utilitalia collaboration culminated in a joint video that you can view below. Enjoy! 


Happy Birthday, Mr. Architect!

A long week-end to celebrate Carlo Maciachini, the architect of Monumentale Cemetery of Milan.