Oslo, 11th June 2015. Awarding Ceremony EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards 2015 and Public Choice Award 2015.
The EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards was launched in 2002 by the European Commission and has been organised by Europa Nostra since then. The Prize celebrates and promotes best practices related to heritage conservation, management, research, education and communication. In this way, it contributes to a stronger public recognition of cultural heritage as a strategic resource for Europe’s society and economy.
The project “Nuragic Sculptures of Monte Prama in Sardinia”, carried out by CCA, Centro di Conservazione Archeologica, Rome, between 2007 and 2011, was awarded in the category “conservation”.
During the awarding ceremony, held at the Oslo Town Hall on the 11th of June 2015, the project also received the Public Choice Award, the most prestigious among all, awarded by HRH Haakon Crown Prince of Norway, to Roberto Nardi, director of the Centro di Conservazione Archaeologica of Rome, project planner and implementer of the intervention for conservation, restoration and musealization of the Mont’e Prama sculptures.