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Sharing your migration history can help us to tell a really big story - the story of Europe and the people who live here. Your story is part of Europe’s rich and shared history of migration, and now it can be recorded for the future.

These objects are important parts of your heritage and recording and digitising them is easier than you might think. Once it's done, they will become part of the European Migration Collection and made freely available for anyone to discover and use for education, research, inspiration and pleasure.


Europe’s collective story involves movement and mixing, and as much happiness, love and life as there is sadness, war and tragedy.


'For an international day at my school in Senegal when I was about 6, my mother dressed my brother like the Ghanaian flag - she was from Ghana - and me like the Dutch flag - my father is Dutch.'


Throughout 2018, the European Year of Cultural Heritage, Europeana will run a series of collection days and events involving museums, libraries, archives and audiovisual collections across Europe.