EU Prize for Cultural Heritage
The aims of the Europa Nostra Awards are to promote high standards of conservation practice and to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and experience throughout Europe.
Europa Nostra and the European Union reward the best cultural heritage achievements through the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards. This is a celebration of excellence and dedication by architects, craftsmen, volunteers, schools, local communities, heritage owners and media.
The awards celebrate exemplary restorations and initiatives of the many facets of Europe’s cultural heritage in 4 categories. The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards consists of two award levels. Up to six entries will be awarded a Grand Prix, which includes a monetary award of € 10 000. Up to twenty-five entries will receive an Award.
Outstanding achievements in the field of heritage conservation and enhancement will be awarded in the following categories:
- Dedicated Service by Individuals or Organisations
- Education, Training and Awareness-Raising
The assessment of entries include excellence in the work executed and preliminary research conducted, as well as respect for artistic, cultural and social value, setting, authenticity and integrity. Special attention will also be paid to sustainability, interpretation and presentation, educational work, funding and management, and social responsibility. Entries can be on a scale ranging from small to large, local to international, and should display a standard of work considered outstanding in a European context.
Prevous winners include
Mourne Homestaeds - Co Down whish gained a diploma in 2006.
How to apply
Please visit the following link for more details : www.europanostra.org/
The closing date for completed applications is Monday 1 October 2012.
For more information, please contact:
Lange Voorhout 35
NL - 2514 EC Den Haag
T.+31 70 302 40 58
F.+31 70 361 78 65