Греция стала одним из 28 победителей престижной премии ЕвросоюзаEuropa Nostra, which countries are honored for preservation of cultural heritage. Greece received two awards in category “Conservation” for the Byzantine Church of the Holy Petra in Kastania (Mani) and the water mill Ayios Germanos (Prespes).
The winners of the award, which is considered the highest award of Europe in Heritage conservation areas were named on Thursday. 28 laureates from 16 countries were noted for exemplary achievements in research of cultural objects. Independent experts rated at a total of 187 applications filed by organizations and private Persons from 36 European countries.
With two wins, Greece automatically gets double advantage in the final online voting Europa Nostra. Now Internet users can vote for Greek heritage on the site vote.europanostra.org until May 8 inclusive to help him get additional financial support to save. Winners will be announced on May 24 at a ceremony in Madrid In addition, all voted participate in the draw trips to Madrid for two with the ability to personally attend the ceremony.