We are happy to announce that in the frame of the Cult-RInG project Interreg Europe, Vidzeme Tourism Association (VTA), Latvia, together with European Cyclists' Federation (ECF) and Vidzemes Augstskola/Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences submitted an application to the Council of Europe for  EuroVelo 13 (Iron Curtain Trail) to be an official Cultural Route of the Council of Europe programme. The application was submitted on 27 September, World Tourism Day, and was presented by Michael Cramer MEP at the 8th Cultural Routes Forum in Gorlitz, Germany.