European Conference of European Network of Holy Week and Easter Celebrations
2 and 3 March 2023
The European Network of Holy Week and Easter Celebrations organizes the second edition of its European Congress, which title this year will be: “Holy Week and Easter Celebrations in Europe: From the Local to the Universal” and that will take place the 2nd and 3rd of March 2023 at the Palazzo Reale and Oratorio di Santa Elena e Costantino of Palermo, Sicily (Italy).
The aim of the European Congress is to approach Holy Week and Easter in Europe from a global perspective, highlighting shared rituals and historic elements, as well as analyzing the current situation of Holy Week celebrations in the continent.
The Second edition of the European Congress will be divided in four areas:
- Educational experiences related to Holy Week and Easter: Schools and museums as instruments to encourage children and youth participation.
- Holy Week and Easter as local development engines.
- Holy Week and Easter as local and European social cohesion elements: the role of the bearer communities.
- Art, theatre and music in Holy Week and Easter traditions: reality, evolution and contemporary expressions.
The European Congress is organized around conferences and round tables developed by specialists of different countries. The registration to the Congress is free of charge.
The European Congress is organized by the European Network of Holy Week and Easter Celebrations in collaboration with the Fondazione Federico II of Sicily (Italy), one of the members of the Network.
Programme and Registration on the congress website