On 27 April, the European Parliament approved € 8 million for cultural projects aiming to protect and promote Europe’s shared cultural heritage, as part of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage. Continue reading
At the end of the month (19-21 May), the European Association for Heritage Interpretation will organise the Interpret Europe Spring event 2017 aimed at rethinking the way heritage is communicated about and change how we look at religious and cultural heritage. Continue reading
Europa Nostra Awards 2017 announced
On April 5, 2017, the European Commission together with Europa Nostra revealed the 29 winners from the ‘2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europe Nostra Awards’. The awardees represent 18 EU countries, and are being recognised for their excellent and dedicated work in the field of cultural heritage.
As FRH, we want to congratulate all the winners, and are very pleased that seven religious heritage related projects received an award.
These award-winning projects are: St. Martin’s Chapel in Stari Brod, Roof for the ruins of the Monastry of San Juan in Burgos, The Clérgos’ Church and Tower in Porto, Rode Altarpiece Research and Conservation Project, Cultural Heritage and Barrier-free Accessibility project Berlin, Educational programme for Czech cultural heritage, and Jewish Cultural Heritage: Educational programme.
Citizens from around the world could vote online for the Public Choice Award until 3 May and rally support for the winning project(s). The winner will be announced during European Heritage Awards Ceremony on 15 May 2017 as a part of the Europa Nostra congress taking place in Turku, Finland. We are already curious if one of the religious heritage sites will be among the winners!
by Jennie Hawks and Kazz Morohashi Continue reading
We are pleased to inform you of the Call for Papers for the next International Conference of Young Researchers in Heritage, which will be held at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), September 28 to 30, on the theme of Heritage Communities. Continue reading
The “Patrimoines en nouvement” Conference is taking place on 27-28 April 2017 at the Royal Institut for Cultural Heritage in Brussels, Belgium. Continue reading
Only one month left to enter the 2017 AADIPA Awards! Architects and architectural firms, town planners, historians, archaeologists or AADIPA members, are eligible for entry. Continue reading
José María Gutiérrez of El Diario Montanes has devoted a long article about religious heritage in Cantabria, Spain. Continue reading