Ceremony for the Rundling Association

The Local Award Ceremony for the Rundling Association, a Grand Prix winner of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2015 in the category Dedicated Service, will be held at the Rundling Museum in Wendlandhof in Lübeln, Germany, on Saturday, 12 September 2015.

Europa Nostra will be represented at the Ceremony by its Vice-Presidents Alexander Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Piet Jaspaert. The list of invitees includes operators in the cultural sector and public and private bodies as well as representatives of local and regional Governments.



Jürgen Schulz
Head of the District Council of Lüchow-Dannenberg

Prof. Dr. Stefan Winghart
President of the Lower Saxony Office for the Protection of Ancient Monuments
Peter Thran
ECOVAST, Germany

“46 years of voluntary activity by the Rundling Association”
Ilka Burkhardt-Liebig
Chair of the Rundling Association

Presentation of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2015 to the Rundling Association
Alexander Fürst zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn
Vice-President of Europa Nostra

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break in Wendland style: Reception with music and dance from “De Wendländer”


Award of the plaque for Exemplary Restoration 2015
Kerstin Duncker

Preservation of Ancient Monuments Lüchow-Dannenberg


Keynote address
“Rundling villages in Wendland and their Hall-houses: a unique synthesis in Central Europe”
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meibeyer

Tour of the Rundling Open Air Museum Wendlandhof and the Rundling village of Lübeln
Music and dance from “De Öwerpetters”

Conclusion with coffee and cake on the Lübeln village green

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