Heritage in Motion: Finalists 2019 announced!

This year is the sixth edition of the international competition to highlight multimedia use at cultural heritage in Europe – The Heritage in Motion Awards. This competition will give a stage to the creators and producers of films, games, apps and websites on themes related to Europe’s heritage, cultural and natural, tangible and intangible. Heritage in Motion grants awards and celebrates the best multimedia achievements and products through varied, creative and innovative means, in order to draw attention to the value of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage in all its facets.

The finalists of this year’s Heritage in Motion Awards are:

  • Waterways Ireland with Stories from the Waterways – IRELAND
  • Kiss the Frog with Chambers of Wonder 3.0 – THE NETHERLANDS
  • PITCH with The Word Slavic Writing Museum Center at VDNKh – RUSSIA
  • Graz Museum with 360GRAZ – The Story of Graz – AUSTRIA
  • KulturIT with DigitaltMuseum.org – NORWAY
  • Culturplay with Secrets of the Past: Dion – GREECE
  • ArchAIDE with ArchAIDE – #Archaeorevolutionisnow – ITALY
  • MESO Digital Interiors with Radiophonic Spaces – GERMANY
  • Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana with Ljubljanica River Exhibtion – SLOVENIA
  • COURAGE with COURAGE: connecting collections – HUNGARY
  • Falstadsenteret with The Falstad center: geo-localized digital reconstruction – NORWAY
  • Martello with Ormond Castle – A House Fit For A Queen – IRELAND

The winners of the Heritage in Motion Awards will be announced at the European Museum Academy Awards 2019 Ljubljana, Slovenia on Friday 20 September 2019.

Cultural heritage is everywhere around us, but often remains unnoticed. Nowadays we are used to the fact that buildings are restored, landscapes are protected and certain folk art traditions are preserved in our society. However, cultural heritage changes with new generations: everything that is beautiful is also very vulnerable and needs to be protected, in order to remain accessible in the future.

What is Heritage in Motion?

Heritage in Motion is a joint initiative of Europa Nostra and the European Museum Academy and is empowered by Europeana.

Heritage in Motion is part of Europa Nostra’s network project ‘Sharing Heritage – Sharing Values’, which has the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

The European Museum Academy is a non-profit foundation representing museums at the European level. The EMA has members in more than 30 countries.

Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage, represents a rapidly growing citizen’s movement for the safeguarding of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage. Its extensive European network covers almost 50 countries in Europe.

Europeana is the central network for the cultural heritage sector in Europe and directly connects thousands of cultural institutions with European citizens.

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