Helena Vaz da Silva European Award

Fabiola GIANOTTI, European top particle physicist from Italy is the winner of the Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness on Cultural Heritage 2019.

This year, the Award Jury decided to give Special Mentions to two other European personalities active in the field of culture: the Royal Danish Theatre Director Kasper Holten, for his tireless efforts to promote cultural heritage understanding, and the Italian Angelo Castiglioni who has dedicated his life to ethnographic and archeologic explorations.

Special Mention to Kasper Holten (Denmark)

Kasper Holten

A Jury’s Special Mention was given to the Royal Danish Theatre Director Kasper Holten for addressing the importance of becoming a well-informed and enlightened individual through the understanding of our cultural heritage.

The Award ceremony will take place on 25 November at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon.

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Tekst: Europa Nostra.com