Special Actions


In order to increase the visibility of Europe’s culture and audiovisual sectors, the European Commission supports a variety of actions, initiatives, and prizes. These are designed to reward achievement, highlight excellence, and raise awareness of Europe’s culture and heritage.

  • European Prize for Popular and Contemporary Music
  • European Heritage Label
  • European Capitals of Culture
  • European Heritage Days
  • European Union Prize for Literature
  • European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage (Europa Nostra)
  • European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture (Mies van der Rohe)
  • LUX Film Prize
  • Music Moves Europe

See more at European Commission website.