News

7 Most Endangered

Portugal: After 20 years of silence, the restored Carillons of the Mafra National Palace played for over 6,000 people

Europa Nostra backs the campaign ‘Let Y stay’ to save a Norwegian heritage landmark

14 European heritage sites shortlisted for the 7 Most Endangered programme 2020

MEPs call for EU response to extreme weather threats to historic cities such as Venice

Awards

Local Award Ceremony for VERONA (Van Eyck Research in OpeN Access) project held at BOZAR, Brussels

Local Award Ceremony for A Place at the Royal Table, Warsaw, POLAND

Local Award Ceremony for Yr Ysgwrn, Wales, UK

Local Award Ceremony for Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Haarlem

Campaigns

It is unacceptable to intentionally target cultural heritage as a weapon of war

Europa Nostra appeals to preserve “in situ” the antiquities at the Venizelos Metro Station in Thessaloniki

European experts release highly critical report about controversial cable-car project on the Belgrade Fortress, Serbia

Baku: Europa Nostra urges World Heritage Committee to declare Venice and its Lagoon as World Heritage in Danger

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

EFGAMP becomes member of Europa Nostra

EN Industrial and Engineering Heritage Committee met in Wroclaw

IEHC visit to the Menier Chocolate Factory at Noisiel

The “Dossier Petrovaradin: Managing Historic Urban Landscape” book is out!

Networking

Particle Physicist Fabiola Gianotti receives the Helena Vaz da Silva Award

Europa Nostra supports the creation of a History teaching Observatory for Peace in Europe

Europa Nostra and eTwinning: bringing cultural heritage to schools

The winners of the Food is Culture chef contest are announced

Partnerships

Europa Nostra contributes to IMPACTOUR – European project to assess the impact of cultural tourism

Climate Heritage Network releases ambitious Action Plan on heritage and climate change at COP25

Partners from Culture and Commerce met at Exponatec Cologne

Heritage in Motion: Finalists 2019 announced!

Policy

Culture is back: The new President of the European Commission announces extended title of EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel

EC Cultural Heritage Expert Group launched

‘Act for Europe through Culture’ event with MEPS

Europa Nostra contributes to UN Climate Action Summit 2019

Press Releases

Winners of the destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019 announced

Lancement des travaux de rénovation de la Villa Viardot pendant les Assises européennes du patrimoine culturel 2019

Food is Culture: Competition for European citizens launched

Finalists of the destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism Awards 2019 announced

Press Releases Awards

Europe’s top heritage award winners celebrated in Paris

European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2019: Winners announced

The Paris Fire Brigade, the Guardian Angels of Notre-Dame, receive the European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award

Un Prix européen du patrimoine / Prix Europa Nostra décerné à la Brigade de Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris, les Anges Gardiens de Notre-Dame

Speeches

Speech – Plácido Domingo – Grande Soirée du Patrimoine Culturel 2019

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

Summit

Versailles unveils its unknown heritage gems to Paris Summit delegates

Restoration works of the Villa Viardot in Bougival launched during European Heritage Summit 2019

Policy Debate: From the Berlin to the Paris Summit and beyond: Relancer l’Europe par la culture et le patrimoine culturel !

Policy Debate: Which innovative financing sources for Endangered Heritage in Europe?

Testimonials

Bettany Hughes

Joseph Calleja

Jorge Chaminé

Valentina Volpe