Greece wins four of 28 Europa Nostra awards given in 2012

Greece has won four of the 28 Europa Nostra Prizes for Cultural Heritage in 2012, the European Commission announced on Tuesday, 20Mar2012. The 28 winners were selected from among 226 submitted projects from 31 countries. The European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage – Europa NOSTRA Awards highlight some of Europe’s best achievements in heritage care, and showcase remarkable efforts made in raising awareness about our cultural heritage.

EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE / EUROPA NOSTRA AWARDS 2012

Three of the prizes won by Greece were in the Conservation category and went to the NTUA School of Architecture for the Averof Building, the Windmills of the Monastery of St. John the Theologian on the island of Patmos and the Ancient Citadel of St. Andrew on the island of Sifnos.

The fourth prize was in the category ‘Dedicated Service’ and went to the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation in Athens, Greece.
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The prizes will be presented on June 1 during a ceremony at the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon, by Europa Nostra President Placido Domingo and European Commission officials.

See also Eropean Commission – Culture