More on our Kindle winners

The winners of our competition “What are your favourite items on Europeana?” that ran this March and April are: -Isabelle Kargon -Marta Manfioletti -Eva van Passel. Isabelle Kargon Isabelle Kargon worked as a dentist in France and Israel, where she …


Hack Days in Stockholm

On June 10-11, the Swedish hackathon in our Hack4Europe! series will take place in Stockholm. We organise the days together with the Swedish National Heritage Board and have found another beautiful venue: The Livrustkammaren. The Livrustkammaren (“Royal Armoury”) is a …



Virtual Exhibition Launches Next Week

Next week will see the launch of a new virtual exhibition on Europeana. We are pleased to make available an exhibition provided by the Jewish Historical Museum (JHM). What makes this virtual exhibition so exciting is that it unveils some …


Bit of family history on Europeana

Robert Bertsch, a retired teacher, was amazed to discover an important part of his family history on Europeana. He found video footage capturing the arrival of his family in The Netherlands in 1958. Robert who was 10 then, together with …


Hack Days in Poznan

The second city in our Hack Days blog series (and actually, the first one in the hackathon roadshow) is Poznań. The Hack4Europe! days on June 7-8 are hosted by the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center and Kórnik Library of the Polish Academy …