News

7 Most Endangered

Plácido Domingo sends open letter to two Leaders of Cyprus calling for their urgent action to protect the endangered heritage in the Buffer Zone of Nicosia

Europa Nostra and EIB Institute mission visits Grimsby Ice Factory, UK

European experts release report for the rehabilitation of Post-Byzantine Monuments in Voskopoja and Vithkuqi, Albania

Bulgaria: European experts put forward action plan to preserve the Buzludzha Monument

Awards

Spain: 500 years of dedicated service by the Private Water Owners of Argual and Tazacorte celebrated

Three Award-winning projects celebrated at special evening in Versailles, France

Finland: Culture Leap Educational Programme celebrates Grand Prix

Greece: Exhibition on Award-winning Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Monuments opened

Campaigns

Europa Nostra’s President Maestro Plácido Domingo renews his call for contributions to the #Ode2Joy Challenge

Europa Nostra Belgium launches #SaveYourHeritage initiative in Wallonia

EYCH Closing Conference in Vienna confirms strong mobilisation of all stakeholders

2018+ signatures of Berlin Call to Action handed over to the European Commission

Congress

President of the European Committee of the Regions Markku Markkula addresses Congress’ participants in Turku

Civil society, national coordinators and EU institutions discussed European Year of Cultural Heritage in Turku

Europa Nostra’s governing bodies meet in Turku

Congress delegates make visits and excursions to Finland’s landmarks

Interviews

3 Questions to Plácido Domingo in National Geographic Magazine

President Tajani: Creating bridges thanks to emphasis on common cultural heritage

Minister Bonnici: Cultural heritage is one common language which all countries can understand

Commissioner Navracsics: “Culture is the hidden gem of our foreign policy”

Members

EFFORTS congress on Sustainable Military Heritage adopts Venice Declaration

Europa Nostra marks its 55th Anniversary

Europa Nostra’s delegation visits 7 Most Endangered site of The Monastery of Jesus in Setúbal

Europa Nostra’s governing bodies discuss strategy beyond 2018 in Lisbon

Networking

Europa Nostra intervenes at European Summit of Regions and Cities 2019

Europa Nostra contributes to Civil Society mobilisation ahead of European elections 2019

Europa Nostra’s President Plácido Domingo meets delegation of Estonian Heritage Society in Tallinn

Europa Nostra contributes to ViMM conference about the future of Digital Cultural Heritage

Partnerships

Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019: Apply by 1 July

ILUCIDARE project on heritage-led innovation and diplomacy kicks-off in Leuven

British historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes received Helena Vaz da Silva European Award 2018 in Lisbon

Winners of Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2018 celebrated in Paphos, Cyprus

Policy

Action Plan on World Heritage, Sustainable Development and Civil Society published

Turkish edition of Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe published

European Investment Bank signs Berlin Call to Action “Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe”

Just published: Ambitious European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage

Press Releases

Bulgarian Ministry of Culture will accelerate the procedure of Monument designation to Buzludzha Monument

Plácido Domingo and EU Commissioner Navracsics announce Europe’s top heritage award winners 2018 in Berlin

Cultural Heritage for the Future of Europe: call issued at Berlin Summit

Inspiring #Ode2Joy interpretation by Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja premiered at Berlin Summit

Press Releases Awards

EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2018: 29 winners from 17 countries announced

Heritage for Europe celebrated at Awards Ceremony in Turku

Plácido Domingo and EU Commissioner Navracsics announce Grand Prix winners of the European Heritage Awards 2017 in Turku

Turku hosts European Heritage Congress 2017 from 11-15 May

Speeches

Speech – Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović – “Civil Society for rEUnaissance” in Brussels

Speech – Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović – Inter-Parliamentary Committee Conference European Cultural Heritage in Brussels

Speech – Plácido Domingo – European Heritage Awards Ceremony 2018

Speech – Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović – Ceremony for Centre of Visual Arts & Research in Nicosia

Summit

Sign Now: Berlin Call to Action “Cultural Heritage for Future of Europe”

Presidents of France, Romania and Portugal sent personal messages to European Cultural Heritage Summit

Berlin State Library hosts Europa Nostra General Assembly and manuscript handover ceremony

The European Heritage Alliance 3.3 contributes to European Cultural Heritage Summit

Testimonials

Owen Bonnici, Maltese Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government

Plácido Domingo

Androulla Vassiliou

Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović