On 2 February, the European Commission added 9 sites on the European Heritage Label list. Most of them are located in Central and Eastern Europe. The 9 sites are:
- The Neanderthal Prehistoric site and Krapina Museum (Croatia),
- Olomouc Premyslid Castle and Archdiocesan Museum (Olomouc, Czech Republic),
- The Imperial Palace (Austria),
- The Historic Ensemble of the University of Tartu (Estonia),
- Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music (Hungary),
- Mundaneum (Belgium),
- WWI Eastern Front Cemetery N°123,Łużna – Pustki (Poland),
- The European District of Strasbourg (France),
- Sagres Promontory (Portugal)
They add up to the twenty sites that received the Label in the past two years.
During the 2015 selection process, eighteen applications were preselected by participating EU countries.
The ceremony will be held on 13 April 2016 in Brussels, during the European Heritage Label Days (12 to 15 April). More information about the nine sites is available here:
Source and photo:World War I Eastern Front Cemetery No. 123 (Łużna – Pustki, Poland)