Heritage in Motion Awards 2017: finalists announced

5 September 2017

The 12 finalists for the Heritage in Motion Awards 2017 were announced today. Heritage in Motion is an annual multimedia competition on themes related to Europe’s cultural and natural heritage for the creators and users of films, games, apps and websites. It celebrates the best multimedia achievements and products, raising public awareness about the outstanding value of Europe’s heritage in all its facets.

The finalists for the fourth edition of Heritage in Motion are:

The Stockholm City Museum, the Stockholm City Archive, the Stockholm City Library and the City of Stockholm Administration of Education: Stockholmskällan - SWEDEN

Tinker Imagineers: Renewed Mondriaanhuis – Cradles of Abstract Art - THE NETHERLANDS

ETT SpA: Enhancing artworks using Augmented and Virtual Reality: the “Ara As It Was” project - ITALY


ING: The Next Rembrandt - THE NETHERLANDS

Agència Catalana del Patrimoni Cultural – Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya: Ullastret3D. Walking through an Iberian town from 2.200 years ago - SPAIN

The Society of Benevolence (Maatschappij van Weldadigheid) (NL), the National Prison Museum (het Nationaal Gevangenismuseum) (NL), Kempens Landschap (Be) and 'de Ommerschans' Association (Vereniging de Ommerschans) (NL): Seven stories - BELGIUM

Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre / Signly: Signly @ The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre - UNITED KINGDOM

Diadrasis Ladas I & Co GP: Athens Time Walk - GREECE

Historic Royal Palaces/Chomko & Rosier United Kingdom: The Lost Palace - UNITED KINGDOM

ArtofCorner: VR Apps "Artist's Studio Utrillo-Valadon in Montmartre, PARIS" - FRANCE

Jewish Cultural Quarter: Jewish Monument - THE NETHERLANDS

The finalists are competing for 4 Awards and one overall Best Achievement Award. The winners, selected by an international jury composed of multimedia experts and consumers, will be announced and celebrated at a ceremony on 29 September 2017 in Skopje (Republic of Macedonia), during the annual conference of the European Museum Academy, founding partner of this initiative. The event will be held at the Macedonian National Theatre.


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

The European Museum Academy (EMA) is a non-profit foundation representing museums at the European level. It has members in more than 38 countries. The EMA is engaged in developing researches in the field of museum innovation, stimulating new ideas and experiences and offering its services as an incubator for new talents and new programmes in order to improve the quality of museum services and of museological discourse at the European level.

Europeana is Europe’s digital platform for cultural heritage, collecting and providing online access to tens of millions of digitized items from libraries, archives, audio visual collections and museums across Europe. Its network brings together cultural heritage, technology and creative industries professionals from across Europe.

Europa Nostra is the pan-European federation of heritage NGO's which is also supported by a wide network of public bodies, private companies and individuals. Covering more than 40 countries in Europe, it is the voice of civil society committed to safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural and natural heritage. Europa Nostra celebrates excellence through the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards. It campaigns to save Europe's endangered monuments, sites and landscapes, in particular through the 7 Most Endangered programme. It also contributes to the formulation and implementation of European strategies and policies related to heritage, through a structured dialogue with European Institutions. Europa Nostra has strongly promoted and will actively contribute to the European Year of Cultural Heritage in 2018. Heritage in Motion is one of the Joint Ventures covered by Europa Nostra’s network project ‘Mainstreaming Heritage’, which has the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.


Heritage in Motion

Alexandra Roessingh


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