International Digital Heritage Foundation (IDHF) – is a charitable organisation whose goal is to digitize and preserve the cultural heritage of human civilization, as well as to ensure appropriate conditions for its further research and inheriting by new generations. Our work focuses on preserving and promoting information about personalities and creators who have made a valuable contribution to the common cultural heritage by demonstrating their achievements in the form of digitized works: literature, painting, sculpture, graffiti, architecture, theatre, cinema, music, science and technology, etc.
We create and maintain the world's first global digital cultural ecosystem based on a high-tech platform to provide free and widespread access to our cultural heritage depository as well as to create the widest network of followers.
On 27 November, the Council of the European Union adopted the conclusions on the Work Plan for Culture 2019-2022, with the objective to conceive a strategic and dynamic instrument that will address ongoing developments in EU cultural policy, applying clear principles and setting focused priorities for its implementation.
The building was heavily damaged by a large fire on September 2, 2018. Although some items were saved, it is believed that 92.5 % of its archive of 20 million items was destroyed in the fire, though circa 1.5 million items are stored in a separate building, which was not damaged.