The European Commission and Europa Nostra has revealed the winners of the 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s highest honour in the heritage field. See the press release: //www.europanostra.org/news/748/
The 28 laureates from 16 countries have been recognised for their exemplary achievements in conservation, research, dedicated service, and education, training and awareness-raising. Independent expert juries assessed a total of 187 applications, submitted by organisations and individuals from 36 countries across Europe, and selected the winners.
Industrial Heritage sites looking for your vote are:
- Knockando Wool Mill, Moray, UK //www.europanostra.org/awards/192/
- Caminito del Rey, a footpath to a hydroelectric scheme near Malaga, Spain //www.europanostra.org/awards/190/
- A Greek watermill //www.europanostra.org/awards/184/
- A Belgian brewery //www.europanostra.org/awards/182/
Citizens from around the world can now vote online for the Public Choice Award and mobilise support for the award-winning project(s) from their own or another European country.
Whether you incline to Europe or to Brexit you can vote for industrial heritage before voting closes on 8 May.
Each person has three votes for the people’s choice among the 2016 laureates, each of them exceptional projects that show the value of heritage.