Vienna: Plácido Domingo and Androulla Vassiliou present EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards
The winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards will be honoured this evening during a ceremony in Vienna.
Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Plácido Domingo, the opera singer and President of Europa Nostra, will present the awards to the 27 winners assembled at the Austrian capital's Burgtheater.
They will for the first time reveal the names of the six 'Grand Prix' laureates and winner of the public choice award, chosen in an online poll from among this year’s winning projects. Around 1 000 people are expected to attend the ceremony, which is held under the patronage of the Federal President of Austria, Heinz Fischer.
The 27 winners, who will each receive a plaque, include the Gustav Klimt Memorial Society from Austria.