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December 9, 2019

The President and the secretariat of the European Walled Towns, with deep regret announce the passing away of Mr John Price. Former President of the Walled Towns Friendship Circle, now the European Walled Towns.

John has contributed a great deal to the Walled Towns across Europe and managed to create an effective and strong network. He brought together a large number of people from across European Walled Towns. John was a gentl...

October 12, 2019

The European Walled Towns received and invitation from Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco.

The Foundation will be organising the 2020 annual meeting which will turn from a Symposium into a Forum focusing on the topics dealing with economic, socio-cultural, environmental aspects of sustainable development along with interpretation and communication of different places with their cultural expressions (craftmanship, traditional prod...

August 12, 2019

Hub in Project

An ambitious consortium of 8 European Cities, including Lisbon, Angoulême, Belfast, Brasov, Genoa, Nicosia, Ptuj and Utrecht, are preparing an application for Horizon 2020 funding: “Transforming historic urban areas and/or cultural landscapes into hubs of entrepreneurship and social and cultural integration” – HUB-IN.

The overall objective of the HUB-IN project is to develop an overarching framework on how to boos...

April 2, 2019

On Thursday 28th March 2019, on the occasion of the 453rd anniversary of the foundation of Valletta, European Walled Towns president Joe Spiteri, joined other representatives from the central government, and local organisations, led by the Mayor, Christian Micallef, and attended a wreath laying ceremony and a thanks giving mass, held by the Valletta Local Council, to commemorate such an important event.

Indeed, it was a fitti...

October 8, 2018

The European Walled Towns symposium held between the 13th and the 15th September, in Valletta, Malta produced very interesting presentations of common interest to Walled Towns. Such presentations were followed by discussion, which those present actively participated in.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who attended the symposium, as well as all the speakers for their interesting presentations....

September 24, 2018

Article by Anne Zammit published on the Sunday Times of Malta on 23.09.2018

Despite the Malta Tourism Authority’s efforts to move away from promotion of the islands as a sand, sun and sea destination, in order to focus more on cultural tourism, much remains to be done. 

This was one of the key points to come out of a symposium on walled towns, organised recently by the European Walled Towns international association (EWT) and...

August 4, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It is my great pleasure to invite you to participate in the European Walled towns Symposium. The Symposium is an opportunity for us to share and discuss related issues of common interest, present insights in relation to the Authenticity and Valorisation of Walled Towns and the better governance of Walled Cities. 


August 4, 2018

The European Walled Towns received these nominations for the Elections which will Elections will take place at the general meeting being held in Valletta, on Friday 14th September 2018:

Joseph Spiteri - President

Anne Scicluna - Vice President

Emy Micallef - Treasurer 

In accordance with changes to the term of office of the elected EWT officers, unanimously agreed and adopted at the general meeting, held in Hellevoistluis...

August 2, 2018

Dear Member,
We kindly remind you that the closing date for registration for the Valletta Symposium being  held in Malta between the 13th – 15th September is 17th August 2018

For those who wish to attend the Symposium, will have the opportunity to share and exchange experiences while, very interesting presentations will be delivered by accademics and practitioners. Topics  will vary from Walled Towns to culture, tourism and...

July 13, 2018

Dubrovnik will host the 4th edition of the Tourism & Strategy Festival from November 7-10, 2018, where the main theme is cruise tourism. This project is being co-organized by the City of Dubrovnik and the French sister city Rueil-Malmaison.

The theme “Cruises & Destinations: Challenges & Opportunities˝ was specifically chosen for the conference part of the festival due to the importance of cruise tourism for Eur...

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