For the first time the park of Sibari participates in the Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism

The Archaeological Park of Sibari has one stand dedicated to the Mediterranean tourism exchange archaeological site of Paestum and it is the first time that this happens.

“The participation of the Institute – reads a note from the park – recently endowed with autonomy, in the largest exhibition hall in the world of archaeological heritage, held from 25 to 28 November 2021, is also relevant as testimony of the past that continues in its present. Paestum was in fact founded as Poseidonia by the Greek colonists of Sibari who, from the coast of Ionian Calabria, extended their dominion to Campania “.

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The Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism – it is emphasized – is confirmed as a original event of its kind. Home to the first and largest Exhibition Hall in the world of archaeological heritage and ArcheoVirtual, the innovative international exhibition of multimedia, interactive and virtual technologies, the Exchange is configured as a place for in-depth study and dissemination of themes dedicated to cultural tourism and heritage as well as to constitute an opportunity for meetings for professionals, for touristic and cultural operators, for travelers, for enthusiasts. A successful format witnessed by the prestigious collaborations of international organizations such as Unesco, Unwto and Iccrom as well as by approximately 10,000 visitors, 150 exhibitors, 20 foreign countries, 100 journalists “.

The director of the Archaeological Park of Sibari, Filippo Demma, will speak on three different occasions. On November 25th at 10 am he will discuss “Cultural heritage and tourism after the pandemic” at the round table organized by the management of the BMTA. In the afternoon of the same day, at 4.30 pm, he will report on “The resumption of research for new forms of valorisation in Calabria”. The key event is on November 26 at 3.10 pm, as part of the ‘Meetings’ organized by the Ministry of Culture at the BMTA in Paestum, will hold the conference entitled “#Sibarinprogress: from the logo to the new management models, a revolution in progress” .

At the Archaeological Park of Sibari (which includes the National Archaeological Museum of Sibaritide, the Parco del Cavallo archaeological area and the National Archaeological Museum of Amendolara), it is noted, “the innovation started with the new direction in February 2021. Revolution is also about the methods and contents of the new museum layout, through the choice of involving visitors in the stages of transformation and making the provisional object of narration, listening, participation. The innovation – it is written in the note – also concerns the accessibility of archaeological areas, the development of a protection system that is crucial in the dissemination of the culture of legality, an innovative approach to research and the digitization of heritage. On the occasion of the BMTA, the director Demma illustrates the work in progress and presents for the first time the logo and the new visual identity of the Archaeological Park of Sibari “.

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