The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2018.
The theme chosen for 2018 is "Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics".
The honored country is the KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA and his National Museum situated in Phnom Penh and hosting a large array of artefacts and memorabilias of unique value. the country was elected as WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION in 2016 and the city was recognized as a member of the WORLD`S CAPITALS OF CULTURE AN TOURISM list for the cultural heritage assembled.
The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness of the fact that, "Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples."
Organised on and around 18 May each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.
Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world.
In 2017, more than 36,000 museums participated in the event in some 157 countries.
EUROPEAN TOURISM ACADEMY
Favorite Cultural Destination is carved by
European Council on Tourism and Trade for destinations who promote their
cultural and historical patrimony, who put their unique community and
environment at the center of memorable tourism experiences; countries that put
in place policies to use tourism to make them better places for people to live
in and better places for people to visit.