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The Archives of the Crown of Aragon was awarded with or European Heritage Label

12 March 2015

After the recommendation issued last December by a group of experts from the European Commission for the Archives of the Crown of Aragon to be recognised with the European Heritage Label, the Commission decided to award this important distinction to the Archive (Official Journal of the European Union of 11 March 2015, 2015/C 83/03).Link externo

The granting of the European Heritage Label represents a recognition of the Archives of the Crown of Aragon’s commitment to preserve and disseminate the rich documentary heritage of its collections, an exceptional testament to the building of the European history and culture. The Archive will also form part of the communication and promotion strategy developed by the European Union, which aims to give greater visibility to the sites that have this Label.

The European Heritage Label Awards ceremony will take place on 13th April in Brussels and will be attended by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture, Youth & Sport, as well as various political representatives of the member countries and independent experts.

Of the 36 heritage sites that applied, the Commission has awarded the European Heritage Label to the following 16 sites:Salto de línea

  • The Acropolis and its surrounding archaeological sites (Greece)
  • Cluny Abbey (France)
  • Archives of the Crown of Aragon (Spain)
  • Union of Lublin (Poland)
  • Münster and Osnabrück – Sites of the Peace of Westphalia (Germany)
  • University of Coimbra General Library (Portugal)
  • Constitution of 3 May 1791 (Poland)
  • Hambach Castle (Germany)
  • Charter of the Law of Abolition of the Death Penalty (Portugal)
  • Residencia de Estudiantes [Students Residence] (Spain)
  • City of Kaunas (1919-1940) (Lithuania)
  • Franja Partisan Hospital (Slovenia)
  • Robert Schuman’s House (France)
  • Alcide de Gasperi House-Museum (Italy)
  • Pan-European Picnic Memorial Park (Hungary)
  • The historic Gdansk shipyard (Poland)