Public Choice Award & 7 Grand Prix winners
“The renovation of the pathway has secured and opened up this unique and special example of natural and industrial heritage to all visitors and this Grand Prix is in recognition of this achievement"
“This project belongs to all who are involved in it. With the city mayors of all political parties, we got together to restore the Caminito del Rey. This is a great success for the this project"
Announcement of the winner of the Public Choice Award by Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra & Interview with the winner, Elías Bendodo Benasayag, Presidente, Diputación Provincial de Málaga
“We commend the recovery of this mill, characteristic of industrialisation in Europe. The complexity and the water supply system is beautiful and has been restored with a high level of expertise"
Interview of Aggeliki Georganta, Architect, after receiving the Grand Prix from Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra
“This project raises questions about the preservation of a designed ruin and inspires thought about conservation. It is informed by detailed research and is a model of cooperative endeavour”
Speech by David Adshead, Head Curator, The National Trust for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, after receiving the Grand Prix from Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra
This study of endangered architecture in this unique village boosted the sense of community and provided potential for growth. The project is an admirable example of good research and conservation
Interview with Elena Vasić Petrović, Director of the Institute for Cultural Heritage Preservation Nis, after receiving the Grand Prix from Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Culture
“In collaboration with AKCIJA, the Museum employees galvanised public support to preserve this unique collection, representative of the cultural and religious diversity of BiH and the Balkans region”
Interview with Mirsad Sijaric, Director of the National Museum of BiH, and Aida Kalender, Director of AKCIYA Sarajevo, after receiving the Grand Prix from Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra
Mrs. Giulia Maria Crespi, Milan, ITALY(Grand Prix winner, Category Dedicated Service)
Mrs. Crespi has devoted her life to cultural heritage through Fondo Ambiente Italiano, which she founded in 1975
"With her strong personality and leadership, Mrs. Crespi had a direct influence on cultural heritage policy and decision-making in Italy. She approached her work with determination and generosity"
‘Adopt a Monument’, Tampere, FINLAND (Grand Prix winner, Category Education, Training and Awareness-Raising)
This project encourages the adoption of monuments of cultural significance by citizens
“Adopt a Monument is a creative way to actively involve local inhabitants in the care and preservation of their local heritage and helps to encourage the protection of smaller, unprotected buildings"
Interview with Toimi Jaatinen, General Manager, City of Tampere, after receiving the Grand Prix from Plácido Domingo, President of Europa Nostra
Production - Europa Nostra (www.europanostra.org)
Supported by - Creative Europe Programme of the European Union (http://ec.europa.eu/culture/creative-europe/index_en.htm)