The European Greenways Association (EGWA) announces the call for candidacies for the 9th European Greenways Award (EGA) 2019, organised by EGWA in co-operation with the in co-operation with the Vidzeme Tourism Association.
Deadline: Thursday 6 June 2019
The objective is to promote examples of best practice and to support their replication on other greenways all over Europe. The European Greenways Award will only be granted to greenways under the Lille Declaration, as well as to initiatives already in existence.
This biennial award will recognise examples of greenway best practice in three categories:
- Excellence awards
In this category the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded to three exemplary greenways that show the best integration of the various characteristics that define greenways (Art. 1 of Regulations) and which also demonstrate specific strengths which, in the opinion of the jury, make them exemplary. (…)
- Exemplary initiatives
A 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize will be awarded to exemplary initiatives carried out in relation to greenways. This category is open to any activity related to greenways in its broadest sense: (…)
- C) Special Award, (*) Exemplary innovative action / product to improve the info and experience for tourist;
A single award will be granted to recompense initiatives and/or products to inform visitors and improve their experience using new technologies, linked to greenways and aimed at either one or more of these trails. (…)
(*) This special award is part of the activities included in the Greenways Heritage project, co-financed by COSME Programme 2017. Call for proposals COS-TOURCCI-2017-3-03. Supporting the Promotion and Development of Transnational Thematic Tourism Products Linked to Cultural and Creative Industries.
– The deadline for receipt of candidacies: Thursday 6 June 2019
– The awards ceremony will be held on 5 September 2019, in Vidzeme Region, Latvia.
As members of the European Greenways Association (EGWA) we encourage you, to present your candidacy, and to help us to promote the 9th EGA amongst your fellow members, networks, and friend institutions by every mean you find suitable. Introducing a banner on your site, making it part of your newsletter, etc… (Download the logo 9th European Greenways Award here). Please get in contact with us if you need further information.