Helena Vaz da Silva Award Ceremony 2022 – Lisbon and online
Oksana Lyniv, renowned conductor from Ukraine, who is the General Music Director at Teatro Comunale di Bologna, and the founder and art director of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and the LivMozArt International Classical Music Festival, will receive the Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness of Cultural Heritage 2022 at a ceremony on 24 November 2022 at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. This high European recognition pays tribute to Oksana Lyniv’s exceptional art of communicating European culture and values through music to a wider public, in particular the younger generations.
The Helena Vaz da Silva European Award, which this year celebrates its 10th edition, was established by the Centro Nacional de Cultura (CNC) in cooperation with Europa Nostra and the Clube Português de Imprensa. It has the support of the Ministry of Culture of Portugal, the Gulbenkian Foundation and Tourism of Portugal.
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Award, a Special Recognition of the Jury will also be granted to Dijana Milošević, theatre director, writer, professor and artist from Serbia, who is the founder and director of the DAH Theatre – Research Centre for Culture and Social Changes in Belgrade, in recognition of her key role in defending Europe’s culture and values.
The Helena Vaz da Silva European Award Ceremony 2022 will be livestreamed in English.
Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins, Trustee of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Maria Calado, President of the Centro Nacional de Cultura and President of the Jury of the Award
Pedro Adão e Silva, Minister of Culture
TRIBUTE TO THE PORTUGUESE WINNERS OF THE
EUROPEAN HERITAGE AWARDS / EUROPA NOSTRA AWARDS 2022
Introduction by Piet Jaspaert, Vice-president of Europa Nostra
Museum in the Village (Citizens Engagement and Awareness-raising category)
Presentation by Gabriela Sales da Rocha, Museologist, Project Leader
Convent of the Capuchos, Sintra (Conservation and Adaptive Reuse category)
Presentation by João Sousa Rego, Architect, Technical Director of built heritage
at Parques de Sintra
AWARD CEREMONY OF THE HELENA VAZ DA SILVA EUROPEAN AWARD
FOR RAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS ON CULTURAL HERITAGE 2022
Special Recognition of the Jury to Dijana Milošević, Theatre Director, Writer
Laudatory speech by Irina Subotić, Member of the Jury of the Helena Vaz da Silva Award
Award presented to Dijana Milošević by Guilherme d’Oliveira Martins, Trustee of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and Susana Macedo, Turismo de Portugal
Address by Dijana Milošević
Helena Vaz da Silva European Award 2022 to Oksana Lyniv, Conductor
Laudatory speech by Joana Carneiro, Conductor
Award presented to Oksana Lyniv by Maria Calado, President of the Jury, and Pedro Adão e Silva, Minister of Culture
Acceptance speech by Oksana Lyniv
Closing address by H.E. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Republic of Portugal