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Discussions on the future of spa towns through a series of prestigious round tables called “Cafés of Europe”, linked to large-scale cultural festivals taking place in the towns. These round tables are published online.
As in the case of Belgium, the European thermal towns were not only places of treatment, but were also characterized by intellectual gathering, where the political affairs of the time were discussed, all the while appreciating the value of contemporary artistic creation, and organizing debates of ideas.
A series of thematic events based on prestigious international debates and artistic collaborations are proposed, and will seek to reinvent the thermal towns as new “Cafés of Europe”. Among the themes covered are: the digital enhancement of heritage, the thermal towns at the origin of modern cultural tourism, the spa towns as a source of musical creation and the European spa towns - past and/or present utopias...
« Invisible Cities » Digital culture & augmented heritage reality: Key challenges for the thermal towns and for Europe On June 14, 2013 from 2.00 p.m to 6.30 p.m At the auditorium of the Centre of Arts in Enghien-les-Bains
“Water, Pilgrimages and Spirituality” A history of hospitality trough the sources of Europe September 19th - From 16:00 P.M Liceo de Ourense
“Travel, other paths through Europe: Journeys and memory” Thursday 14 November 2013 from 2pm to 6:30pm Théâtre of the Casino in Royat-Chamalières, France
The 17th April 2014, 2.00 p.m. Lichtentaler Allee 8, 76530 Baden-Baden, Germany
Place: SAS Radisson Blu Palace Hotel (Place Royale, 39) Date: Sunday 8th June – From 1.30 pm to 6.00 pm
The Movie Café 26th July 2014 Fonte Boniface VIII, Fiuggi, Italy
“ Historical Literature in Spa Towns” 17th October 2014
The 5th March 2015 at Komedia, Bath: Bath Spa – a Utopia of the Past, Present and Future?