Where: Lisbon, Portugal
Topic: Culture, education and youth
Organiser: European Commission
The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards highlight some of Europe’s best achievements in heritage care, and showcase remarkable efforts made in raising awareness about EU’s cultural heritage.
The awards will be presented on 1 June during a ceremony at the Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon in the presence of Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Plácido Domingo, the world-renowned tenor and President of Europa Nostra.
Out of the 28 winning projects, six will be named as 'grand prix' laureates at the ceremony as 2012’s most outstanding heritage achievements.