EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

Heritage organisations and initiatives can now apply for Europe’s most prestigious prize in the heritage field, the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, which is supported by Creative Europe

Launched in 2002 by the European Commission, the awards spotlight and reward the best of cultural heritage achievements, celebrating excellence by architects, craftsmen, volunteers, schools, local communities, heritage owners and media.

Prizes are given to the thirty most outstanding achievements from across Europe in:

*Conservation

* Research

*Dedicated service

*Education, training and awareness-raising

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.

Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent Credit The Twisted Mind Photography (2)

Middleport Pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, who were one of the 28 selected initiatives in 2015 (Photo Credit: The Twisted Mind Photography)

In 2015 four of the 28 selected initiatives were based in the UK:

   Middleport Pottery, Stoke-on-Trent

    Heritage Skills Initiative, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Churches Conservation Trust, London

    Young Archaeologists’ Club, York

The deadline for submitting your project is on 1 October 2015 and all the winners will be celebrated at the European Heritage Awards Ceremony 2016 in Madrid, Spain.

Find further information and details on how to apply:

European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards  – Application

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