European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards 2021 announced
The European Commission and Europa Nostra have announced the winners of the 2021 European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards, funded by the EU’s Creative Europe programme.
Mariya Gabriel, the Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, and Hermann Parzinger, Executive Vice-President of Europa Nostra co-hosted an online event on 25 May to announce the winners of the 2021 European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards.
This EU prize honours 24 excellent initiatives and outstanding personalities from 18 European countries in 4 categories:
Gare Maritime, Brussels, Belgium
Haus Am Horn, Weimar, Germany
Fredensborg Palace Garden, Denmark
Mas de Burot, Los Ports Natural Park, Spain
Besòs Water Tower, Barcelona, Spain
Vardzia Rock-Cut Complex, Georgio
Plaka Bridge, Epirus, Greece
18 Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin, Ireland
Wooden Church of Urși Village, Vâlcea County, Romania
ART-RISK - Artificial intelligence applied to preventive conservation, Spain
FIBRANET - FIBRes in Ancient European Textiles, Greece/Denmark
Control Shift - European Industrial Heritage Reuse in Review, Greece/Netherlands
Gjirokastra Foundation, Albania
Bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, Cyprus
Rita Bargna, Italy
GEFAC - Group of Ethnography and Folklore of the Academy of Coimbra, Portugal
Education, Training and Awareness-raising
Following in the Steps of Bulgarian Folklore, Bulgaria
Recovery and Dissemination of Artisan Lime Production, Morón de la Frontera, Spain
Heritage Hubs, Finland/Serbia/Italy/Spain
The Invention of a Guilty Party, Trento, Italy
Holidays! In the East and West - The School Church, Groningen, Netherland
European Solidarity Centre - Permanent Exhibition, Gdańsk, Poland
Morus Londinium: London’s Heritage through Trees, United Kingdom
Archaeology at Home , United Kingdom
The 4 winners of the Grand Prix (each receiving €10,000) and the Public Choice Award, chosen from the winning projects, will be announced after the summer.
The online vote to select the Public Choice Award winner among these 24 exceptional laureates is open until 5 September.