Finalists 2021 Announced

24 August 2021

The winners of the Heritage in Motion Awards will be announced on the 21st of September 2021 during the award ceremony in Venice, Italy.

This year marks the eighth edition of the Heritage in Motion Awards. Once more, the HiM Awards provide a stage for creators and producers of films, apps, websites and interactive experiences related to Europe’s heritage, cultural and natural, tangible and intangible to showcase innovation.  An international competition, Heritage in Motion celebrates the most advanced multimedia achievements and innovative use of technology, sharing the core values of European heritage in new ways.

The finalists of the Heritage in Motion Awards 2021 are:

Anne Frank Video Diary

Anne Frank House

The Netherlands

Stories from the Waterways

Waterways Ireland


HOME in the Carrickmacross Workhouse 

Buckled Cranium


Heritales – Heritage Film Festival



The Virtual Museum Under water Malt

University of Malta, Heritage Malta and the Malta Tourism Authority


Archaeology at Home



The Embroidery Craft

Muzeum Jana Amose Komenského v Uherském Brodě 

Czech Republic

LIFE CODE. Escape room quest in Darwin museum, which educate! 


VOC Data Experience 

Studio Bertels

The Netherlands

Everything is Music - a brand new location-based digital museum for mobile

Crack Magazine


Meet the Masters – art experience Belgium
Casa Batlló 10D Experience Casa Batlló Spain
1238 The Battle of Iceland Syndarveruleiki Iceland
Lost Ports of the Zwin University of Ghent Belgium
UWAR: a tailored application for Underwater Augumented Reality to access Underwater Cultural Heritage  3D Research Srl Italy

The winners will be announced during the Heritage in Motion Awards ceremony on the 21st of September 2021. The ceremony will take place on the first day of the European Cultural Summit, hosted by Europa Nostra. 

The European Cultural Summit is an unmissable yearly event for all European cultural heritage stakeholders. A hybrid event, the 2021 edition forms a new occasion to celebrate excellence in cultural heritage skills, and to discuss Europe’s recovery and its future, while getting together for the first time after the outbreak of the pandemic.  The European Cultural Summit will be taking place from the 21 to 24 September at the Giorgio Cini Foundation in the World Heritage City of Venice. 

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

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.

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

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