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Recommendations underline role of culture and research sectors in safeguarding digital cultural heritage

All stakeholders are invited to collaborate closely at the national and European level within the research and culture ecosystem to safeguard sustainability of the European cultural digital heritage and its use for research purposes (for example in Digital Arts and Humanities) also through Europeana.

Bring us your WW1 memories, and help to save a unique part of Portuguese history

Portuguese urged to visit the Parliament on 17-18-19 October and contribute to unique online WW1 archive Europeana 1914-18

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Ministry of Culture and Europeana are saving Croatia's Forgotten WW1 Family Stories

Croatian citizens encouraged to bring their personal stories to collection days in five different cities and contribute to unique online archive Europeana 1914-1918 

Saving Forgotten WW1 Family Stories

Do you have a box hidden deep in the attic or under the bed that holds your great grandfather's diaries from 1914-1918? His army medals? Or a photo with a special story behind it? If so, it could be part of a unique European WW1 project, shared worldwide to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the war.

Europeana WW1 roadshow in Vienna

This year sees the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One. To mark this event, the crowdsourcing project Europeana 1914-1918 is collecting private memorabilia throughout Europe and making it all available in a public digital archive. Now the project is coming to Austria.

Read the press release in German.

Commemoration ceremony of UN with film material from EFG1914

The Deutsches Filminstitut, coordinator of the European film digitisation project about the First World War, EFG1914, and its European partners welcome the appreciation of their work by the United Nations

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This past Tuesday, on 23 September  the finalists of the Europeana Creative 2nd Challenges were invited to the innovative Mobile World Centre in Barcelona to pitch their concepts and ideas
Sound and Vision , one of the Europeana Creative partners , is always looking for new and innovative ways to make audiovisual heritage open and searchable. The institute holds a collection of
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