Brussels Award Ceremony 2013

BOZAR, Brussels | 05 November 2013 | Part of the European Culture Forum

The Award Ceremony of the @diversity – European Idea Competition honored the authors of 12 innovative, not yet tested ideas for the cultural and creative sectors making use of modern information technologies. The prices were awarded in the categories Make Culture, Access Culture, Spread Culture and Young Culture by European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou and Martina Michels, MEP and Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education.  The Forum, which gathers 1 200 culture practitioners and policymakers, was opened by European Commission President José Manuel Barroso. The 12 @diversity winners were recognized as outstanding examples of ICT innovation to promote culture in four categories: ‘make culture’, ‘spread culture’, ‘access culture’, and ‘young culture’

Winners awarded by:

Androulla Vassiliou
is European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth. Previously, she served as Commissioner for Health, from February 2008 to end 2009.
Martina Michels
is Member of the European Parliament and Vice-Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education. She studied philosophy at the Humboldt University, Berlin (1975-1980) and is since 2011 the District Chair of DIE LINKE in Berlin.

Award Ceremony took place at:

Bozar – Centre for Fine Arts
The building of the Centre for Fine Arts was built in 1928 by Victor Horta, the architect and master of Art Nouveau. The completely renovated interior now shows the original appearance as it was designed by Horta. At the Centre of Fine Arts, all the arts come together. Horta made a puzzle of three concert halls, exhibition halls and conference rooms which form one harmonious whole.

SMartArt Winner @diversity Competition category “Make Culture”
European Culture Forum 2013 BOZAR Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels 4 November 2013


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