Portal of Gloria restoration project has been awarded the 2019 European Heritage-Europa Nostra Award

The Conservation and Restoration Project of the Portal of Gloria (Pórtico de la Gloria) and its surroundings has been awarded the 2019 European Heritage/Europa Nostra Award in the Conservation Category.

The winners of the 2019 European Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards, the most prestigious European awards for heritage work founded by the “Creative Europe” Programme, have been announced by the European Commission and Europa Nostra. 25 winners from 16 countries have been rewarded for their exemplary achievements in the categories of conservation, research, special dedication to heritage and education, training and awareness. The extraordinary project for the preventive conservation and restoration of the Portal of Gloria and its surroundings in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela was one of the projects that received a prize in the Conservation category. It was carried out with the sponsorship of the Barrié Foundation.

The awards will be presented on 29th October in Paris, at the formal European Heritage Awards Ceremony that will take place during the European Heritage Congress.

Source and image: Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

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