Cyril and Methodius Route – Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

Cyril and Methodius Route

Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

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Cyril and Methodius Route

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EXHIBITION ON THE CYRIL AND METHODIUS ROUTE OPENED IN AQUILEIA, ITALY


6th December 2023, Aquileia, Italy

An exhibition on the Cyril and Methodius Route – the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe – opened last week in Aquileia, Italy, in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region. The opening of the exhibition took place on the 6th of December on the occasion of a conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the UNESCO inscription of the Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia. 

STUDENTS CONFERENCE IN THESSALONIKI

20th November – 1st December 2023, Thessaloniki, Greece
Schools can register their pupils and students aged 13-17 for the two-day Student Conference in Thessaloniki (Greece) focused on the subject of the personalities, contribution and legacy of Cyril and Methodius. The student conference is organized on the occasion of the 1160th anniversary of the cultural heritage of Cyril and Methodius, the Thessaloniki saints and Slavic heralds. The conference will take place on November 30 – December 1, 2023 at the Thessaloniki City Hall.

THE CYRIL AND METHODIUS ROUTE WELCOMED NEW MEMBERS FROM THE CZECH REPUBLIC, SLOVAKIA, BULGARIA AND NORTHERN MACEDONIA


14th November 2023, Mojmírovce, Slovakia

The European Cultural Route of Saints Cyril and Methodius is expanding with 9 new members from four European countries. The new members are Velehrad Municipality (Czech Republic), Modrá Municipality (Czech Republic), Bojná Municipality (Slovakia), Žilina Self-Governing Region (Slovakia), the civic association EUROPEAN ROUTE C&M (Slovakia), Mojmir Foundation (Slovakia), the Institute of Macedonian Literature at the University of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Skopje (Nothern Macedonia), Institute of Old Slavic Culture Prilep (Northern Macedonia) and the Archaeological Museum of Veliki Preslav (Bulgaria).

COUNCILLORS OF THE ZLÍN REGION, THE BISHOP OF OLOMOUC AND MAYORS OF MUNICIPALITIES MET ON THE CYRIL AND METHODIUS ROUTE


24th October 2023, Bunč – Velehrad, Czech Republic
Councillors of the Zlín Region together with Bishop Nuzík of Olomouc on the Cyril and Methodius Route leading from Bunč to Velehrad. “In the further development of the Cyril and Methodius Route, cooperation and communication with our partners, including the municipalities along its trail, is crucial for us. We therefore took this opportunity to visit several of them during our journey, where we met and discussed with the local mayors.

Focusing on ...

The Cyril and Methodius Route focuses on different activities that presenting variety of the cultural heritage of Saints Cyril and Methodius and their followers. 

Network of Slavic heritage

From the first Slavic script - Glagolitic - and the Old Slavic language to the present.

Network of locations

Interesting places connected with the spread of the Cyril and Methodius legacy.

Network of trails

Inspired by the journey of Slavic missionaries and their followers.

Network of events

Cultural and educational activities throughout the year.

Network of products

Tourism products - coordinated under the common logo of the Cyril and Methodius Route.

Network of institutions

Maintaining the heritage of Saints Cyril and Methodius.