The Europa Nostra Team has announced the 27 winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage and invites the public to vote for their favourite heritage achievements among them.

The winner of the “Public Choice Award” will be announced and presented during the European Heritage Awards Ceremony to be held on 5 May 2014 at the Burgtheater in Vienna. This Ceremony will be co-hosted by Maestro Placido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra and Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

The deadline for voting is 22 April 2014. To vote one should visit

More about the 27 award-winning achievements out of which one can choose his/her 3 favourite ones can be found at

The 2014 Award Winners listed alphabetically by country are:

Category 1 – Conservation

Horta Museum, Brussels, Belgium

Home for Cooperation: Educational Centre in the Buffer Zone of Nicosia, Cyprus

Biblioteca Bardensis, Barth, Germany

Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza, Italy

Teatro Sociale, Bergamo, Italy

Walser Houses: Preservation of Vernacular Architecture in Alagna Valsesia, Italy

Hovelsrud Villa, Helgøya Island, Nes på Hedmarken, Norway

Historical Route of the Lines of Torres Vedras, Lisbon, Portugal

Dragomirna Church’s 17th Century Frescoes, Suceava, Romania

Cooperative Wineries Programme, Catalonia, Spain

Historical Landscape of El Sénia’s Ancient Olive Trees, Spain

Roman Bridge, Gate of the Bridge, Calahorra Tower and Surrounding Areas, Cordoba, Spain

Abbotsford: The Home of Sir Walter Scott, Melrose, United Kingdom

Category 2 – Research

Roman Vaulted Construction in the Peloponnese, Greece

Transylvanian Castle Gardens, Budapest, Hungary

Van Dyck in Spain, Madrid, Spain

Category 3 – Dedicated Service

Gustav Klimt Memorial Society, Vienna, Austria

Kempens Landscape Association, Putte, Belgium

Iubilantes Association, Como, Italy

Category 4 – Education, Training and Awareness-Raising

Cultural Heritage without Borders’ Regional Restoration Camps, Tirana, Albania

Passage: From a Rusty City to a New Miskolc, Hungary

The Coen Case, Hoorn, The Netherlands

‘Encounters with Heritage’ Radio Programme, Lisbon, Portugal

Shaping 24: Promoting Heritage in Norwich and Ghent, United Kingdom and Belgium

A Europa Nostra Award is also presented to projects from two European countries not taking part in the EU Culture Programme (2007-13):

Conservation – Agate Rooms in Pushkin, St. Petersburg, Russia

Conservation – Belle Époque Steamers on Lake Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland

Research – Church Architecture of the 7th Century in South Caucasus, Moscow, Russia