Finalists 2020 Announced

20 October 2020

The winners of the Heritage in Motion Awards will be announced at the end of November 2020 during an online ceremony.

The Heritage in Motion Awards is a international competition to highlight multimedia use at cultural heritage in Europe

This competition will give a stage to the creators and producers of films, games, apps and websites on themes related to Europe’s heritage, cultural and natural, tangible and intangible. Heritage in Motion grants awards and celebrates the best multimedia achievements and products -through varied, creative and innovative means, in order to draw attention to the value of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage in all its facets.

The finalists of the Heritage in Motion Awards 2020 are:

In Cultura Veritas

Museum Documentation Center

Croatia & Slovenia

The Aztecs Sun Stone 3D videomapping

Museum Volkenkunde Leiden & Linden Museum Stuttgart

The Netherlands

The Pincer Jaws of Heaven at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre

Martello Media


Casa Batlló’s heritage engagement in times of Covid-19.

Casa Batlló


The day of Borodino in augmented reality


"Please Touch! An inclusive art experience powered by ARCHES”


Austria, United Kingdom, Serbia & Spain (European Project)

Ikono TV

Markevitch Media 


Culture in Crisis Portal

Victoria and Albert Museum

United Kingdom

Digital and audiovisual solutions in Fat Margaret permanent exhibition "Towering Tales of the Sea"

Estonian Maritime Museum


Tsaritsyno through the times


The winners of the Heritage in Motion Awards will be announced at the end of November 2020 during an online ceremony. The date will be announced later this month.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more vital than ever to highlight the importance of cultural heritage - local, regional or (inter)national, and develop new ways to engage with society, and share the wealth of Europe’s history and culture. For the last 6 years, the Heritage in Motion (HiM) Awards competition have rewarded outstanding examples of innovative multimedia and digital projects in the field of cultural heritage in Europe. We are continuing to do so in 2020!

Heritage in Motion is a joint initiative of the European Museum Academy and Europa Nostra and is empowered by Europeana.

The European Museum Academy is a non-profit foundation representing museums at the European level. The EMA has members in more than 30 countries.

Europa Nostra, the Voice of Cultural Heritage, represents a rapidly growing citizen’s movement for the safeguarding of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage. Its extensive European network covers almost 50 countries in Europe.

Europeana is the central network for the cultural heritage sector in Europe and directly connects thousands of cultural institutions with European citizens.