• Enter European cultural heritage resting in cemeteries
    So diverse. So monumental. So colourful. So symbolic. So enlightning. So heroic.
  • Discover the immortals in Genoa, Staglieno monumental cemetery
    Video presentation of photos by photography master Maurizio Logiacco, part of WDEC 2017 activities in Genoa: Search for the 12 olympians
  • Spettacolo danza staglieno 2016
    A dance from Symbols project was performed at Staglieno cemetery in Genoa, Italy.
  • 15 years of ASCE
    15 years have been invested into raising European citizen awareness of the importance of significant cemeteries. Getting them in touch with the centuries of love, pride and heritage resting in cemeteries.
    From meetings to conferences and into the projects we have developed our association that is now a leading authority on cemeteries in Europe. Hundreds of professionals, researchers and academics from architecture, history, art, management, information technology and other aspects are actively contributing to our mission.
    Engaging in our vision.
    Reflection of our past work
    is as well
    a vision of our future.
    A vision of cemeteries which are visited and explored by locals and tourists. Places, where we relax and discover their stories, our stories and our common heritage. Preserved and protected for centuries to come.
  • ASCE new members 2016
    Each year more and more cities and cemeteries join our Association in the mission of preserving and promoting Cultural Heritage resting in cemeteries.
  • Entrances to European cemeteries 2016
    We are continuing our project of exposing the entries to the cemeteries as entrances to European Cultural Heritage.
  • Symbols project behind the scenes video
    Part of the project Symbols [] was a workshop at Dundee and Angus college where dancers and musicians created artistic performances based on works of printmaking workshop in Aviles. They have previously received scanned versions of the prints produced, that were their source of inspiration. During 10 days, the objective was to jointly work to create and/or adapt 10 pieces of music, putting together their different backgrounds and knowledge (i.e. from traditional Celtic folk to Corsican music), and that each piece of music will be accompanied by a dance performance.
  • Entrances to European Cultural Heritage
    All over Europe our Association is a part of various cultures and societies. The entrance to a cemetery is an entry to cultural heritage of that region. It is an entry to European Cultural heritage.
  • ASCE new members 2015
    As each year before, 2015 was marked by new members who joined ASCE. Expanding the knowledge of European cultural heritage resting in cemeteries.
  • Bucharest AGM 2015 invitation video
    Invitation video to AGM 2015 in Bucharest, Romania.
  • Cemetery of Skiathos
    The Cemetery of Skiathos was established in 1835. It is an outdoor museum, that includes unique monuments of the neoclassical period, some of them dedicated to famous Greek authors.
  • Catholic cemetery Dubovac, Karlovac
    Near Karlovac, under the walls of the Old Town Dubovac, which dates from the 12th century, there is the old Catholic cemetery on Dubovac.
  • Coruna Cemetery presentation
    The Cemetery of San Amaro, in A Coruña (Northwest of Spain), a small town of 250.000 inhabitants, reachs this year its 200th anniversary. Although the main tombs were stablished in that place in 1781, the cemetery was oficially opened in 1812. It stands nowadays working being the main cemetery of a village with 2 more public necropolis and a public crematorium (there are also 4 more cemeteries handled by the Church).
  • Annual General Meeting 2013
    On September 18th 2013, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ASCE took place in Amsterdam, Holland. Hosted by The Facultatieve group, it was a lively experience with 85 participants from 15 countries. In 3 days we held the AGM, workshops, visited 2 significant cemeteries and experienced Amsterdam secrets in a boat tour..
  • AGM 2012 invitation video
    At AGM 2011 in Vienna, city of Maribor presented an invitation video to AGM 2012. The video exposed some of the unique details and highlights that members could expect at the event.
  • Get in touch with Maribor
    On September 13th, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place. This time in European Capital of Culture 2012, Maribor. This is the opening video of the AGM.
  • WDEC events at Bellu Cemetery (Bucharest, Romania) 2011, 2012
    Events that took place at the Bellu Cemetery during European Night of Museums 2011 and 2012.
  • Cemeteries, gardens of soul and diversity
    Introduction video to EUCEMET photo exhibition titled "European Cemeteries: Gardens of Souls, Diversity & Heritage".
  • Vienna B&F cemetery management and funeral company
    How do things work at the second largest cemetery in Europe, the Vienna central cemetery? Take a look at some of the unique moments and details of caring for memories.
  • Vienna B&F cemetery management and funeral company
    How do things work at the second largest cemetery in Europe, the Vienna central cemetery? Take a look at some of the unique moments and details of caring for memories.
  • UNWTO Ulysses awards ceremony: Lidija Plibersek
    On June 2, 2011, Dr. Brent Ritchie handed the UNWTO Ulysses Award to ASCE’s Vice-President, Ms.Lidija Pliberšek, in recognition of its project ‘European Cemeteries Route’.