In the frame of the 2018 European Year on Cultural Heritage, PEARLE * - Live Performance Europe launches the publication " Cultural Heritage in the Live Performance ", which gives an insight into outstanding initiatives in the sector related to the preservation and creation of intangible heritage.
From institutional frameworks to actual practices, this publication offers an overview of European richness when it comes to Intangible Cultural Heritage: Dance , Historical Theaters and Theater Museums , Puppetry , Music , Orchestras and Circus are unique components of local cultures, key elements intertwined in the world world heritage of our communities, an heritage that Europe has the priviledge and the duty to preserve.
Pearle * also puts forward the European Commission on the cultural heritage and calls on the European Commission for the immense wealth of intangible heritage in future policy proposals. In this context, specificities of the live performance sector, where tangible and intangible heritage are often interlinked, must be considered.
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