News

7 Most Endangered

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

Europa Nostra appeal to two Leaders of Cyprus: “Save the Endangered Heritage in the Buffer Zone of Nicosia”

Georgia: Experts from Europa Nostra and EIB Institute visited David Gareji monastery complex

Awards

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

Finland: Culture Leap Educational Programme receives Grand Prix

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

Europa Nostra contributed to key conference on digital cultural heritage in Cyprus

Campaigns

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

President Macron visits the Villa Viardot in Bougival on the occasion of the European Heritage Days

Le Président Macron visite la Villa Viardot à Bougival à l’occasion des Journées européennes du patrimoine

Europa Nostra urges the Albanian Government to save the National Theatre from demolition

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 takes part in #HeritageforFuture Conference in Luxembourg

Romania closes European Year of Cultural Heritage with special Forum

Europa Nostra endorses Leeuwarden Declaration on Adaptive Re-Use of Built Heritage

Europa Nostra participates in Conference ‘Cherishing Heritage: Quality principles for intervention on heritage’

Partnerships

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

The Best in Heritage Conference 2018 features excellent heritage projects from all over the world

Winners of the Heritage in Motion Awards 2018 announced in Aarhus, Denmark

Policy

Just published: Ambitious European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage

Cities of Viborg (Denmark) and Monteverde (Italy) awarded for improving access to cultural heritage

21 States of Europe and Mediterranean region sign Thessaloniki Charter for Protection of Byzantine Monuments

Ukrainian edition of Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe released

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 – 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

Speech – Prof. Jacek Purchla – Closing of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee

Summit

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

The European Heritage Alliance 3.3 contributes to European Cultural Heritage Summit

Europa Nostra’s members visit Potsdam-Sanssouci and the award-winning Winzerberg

2018 appointments and reappointments to the Council of Europa Nostra

Testimonials

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

Plácido Domingo

Androulla Vassiliou

Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović