2 minutes to read Posted on Monday April 11, 2016

Heritage in Motion 2016: Finalists announced!

Eight finalists have been announced for this year's Heritage in Motion awards. Competing for four awards and one overall 'Best Achievement award', the shortlisted teams come from across Europe. Their projects are similarly diverse, with topics including Victorian vampires, the First World War and a defensive Dutch waterline.

A screenshot of one shortlisted project from the Netherlands' Museum Catharijneconvent

The awards aim to celebrate ingenuity and innovation in the cultural heritage sector, and accepts entries in the following categories:

  1. Apps for Mobile Devices
  2. Websites and Online Content
  3. Games and Interactive Experiences
  4. Film and Video

This year's finalists:

An image showing Limburg 1914-1918:: Small stories from a Great War.

Final winners will be announced at the European Museums Academy's annual conference in Lesbos on 20 May. The jury, comprising international multimedia experts, will make their decision based on how successfully the projects increase the public's awareness and appreciation of Europe's heritage.

The awards are a joint initiative of the European Museum Academy, Europa Nostra and Europeana.