The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards is Europe’s most prestigious prize in the heritage field. It recognises the excellence and dedication by architects, craftsmen, cultural heritage experts, volunteers, schools, local communities, heritage owners and the media. The awards are given to the most outstanding achievements in conservation, research, dedicated service, and education, training and awareness-raising.
In 2016, up to 30 heritage projects and initiatives will receive an award. Up to seven will be selected as Grand Prix winners and receive €10,000 each. One will receive the Public Choice Award, chosen in an online poll conducted by Europa Nostra. All the winners will be celebrated at the European Heritage Awards Ceremony 2016 in Madrid, Spain.
Entries may be submitted from the countries that take part in the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission.
Countries eligible for the EU Prize: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, FYROM, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and United Kingdom.
You can still apply for a Europa Nostra Award if your country is not on the list of eligible countries.
Countries eligible for the Europa Nostra Awards only: Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, the Holy See, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Monaco, the Russian Federation, San Marino, Switzerland and Ukraine.
Submit your project and share your success! Deadline: 1 October 2015
For more information, please contact:
Elena Bianchi, Heritage Awards Coordinator, [email protected],
+31 70 302 40 58