Watch interviews with Grand Prix Laureates and the Public Choice Award winner
The seven Grand Prix laureates and the Public Choice Award winner of the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2015 share their expectations, impressions and emotions of receiving the highest honour in the heritage field and taking the stage at the symbolic Oslo City Hall in short video interviews held after the Awards Ceremony on the evening of 11 June 2015. The interviews took place in the Munch Room and were conducted by Europa Nostra.
The sequence of interviews follows the order of the presentation of the Awards during the ceremony, namely:
▪ Ilka Burkhardt-Liebig, Rundling Association, Jameln, Germany | Grand Prix in the Category Dedicated Service;
▪ Clara Peranetti, Wonders of Venice, Italy | Grand Prix in the Category Research and Digitisation;
▪ Fatma Meral Halifeoğlu, Armenian Church of St. Giragos in Diyarbakir, Turkey | Grand Prix in the Category Conservation;
▪ Javier de Andrés Guerra, Salt Valley of Añana in Basque Country, Spain | Grand Prix in the Category Conservation;
▪ Elo Lutsepp, Programme for Owners of Rural Buildings in Estonia | Grand Prix in the Category Education, Training and Awareness-Raising;
▪ Crispin Truman, Churches Conservation Trust, London, UK | Grand Prix in the Category Dedicated Service;
▪ Béla Pazár & Éva Magyari, Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary | Grand Prix in the Category Conservation;
▪ Roberto Nardi, Nuragic Sculptures of Monte Prama in Sardinia, Italy | Public Choice Award winner.
Immediately after the Awards Ceremony, the seven Grand Prix laureates and the two winners from Norway – the Manor House in Eidsvoll, represented by Harald Nikolaisen, CEO of Stasbygg, and the Outbuilding Project in Roros, represented by Hans Vintervold, Mayor of Roros – had the opportunity to take part in a group photo and private meeting with HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, Secretary General of Europa Nostra, Tine Sundtoft, Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, and Jørn Holme, Director General of Riksantikvaren.