10 Years Dolomites UNESCO Fest
On 29th June 2019, there will be a large festival for guests and local residents in St. Vigil in Enneberg. On this Saturday, South Tyrol celebrates that the Dolomites were declared as World Natural Heritage by the UNESCO 10 years ago, on 26th June 2019.
With this inclusion into the list of world heritage, the UNESCO acknowledged the unique beauty and geological importance of the Dolomites. The status of World Natural Heritage is both an award and a commitment. Due to the special significance for the world community, the Dolomites should be preserved for the current and future generations.
The celebration will take place all day long in St. Vigil in Enneberg in South Tyrol and will be opened with a mass at 10 am. At this time too, there will be an interesting educational programme, developed for instance by the Office for Nature Parks, by the Museum of Nature in South Tyrol and by the Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor. This programme will end at 6 pm. Moreover, the alpine clubs offer hiking tours, there will be a programme for kids and a photo exhibition too.
From 12:30 am, all visitors can also enjoy culinary delicacies from the region and finest musical entertainment. At 2 pm, a large parade will awaken the Empire of Fanes. The legend of Fanes with the king’s daughter Dolasilla as a tragic heroine is very important for the world of legends in the Dolomites and in Ladin culture. The exciting programme of Dolomites UNESCO Fest is dedicated not only to enjoyment and pleasure, but also to nature conservation, sustainability and intercultural communication.
Tourist office St. Vigil in Enneberg
Phone: +39 0474 501 037