Europioneer

Are you a Europioneer?

Are you a technical entrepreneur? If so, you could win the title of ‘Europioneer’ in a new series of awards. The European Commission presents Europioneers, an initiative to celebrate Europe’s finest technology entrepreneurs. Supported by The Next Web, this prestigious …


Estonia: Rein Lang

Article by Rein Lang, Minister of Culture: This ethnographic drawing from the Estonian National Museum’s collection depicts a Khanty girl wearing traditional dress. Silvia Anslang’s watercolour sketch carefully highlights the colour combinations, decorative ornaments, and material nuances of the Khanty national …


Luxembourg: Octavie Modert

Article by Octavie Modert,  Minister for Culture: The digitisation and making available online through Europeana of a maximum of documents, artworks and other cultural objects held by European cultural institutions is a wonderful vehicle for the promotion of the cultural …


Denmark: Uffe Elbæk

Arti­cle by Uffe Elbæk, Culture Minister of Denmark: At first look, this seems to be an unremarkable image. Three men in front of a brick wall, quite ordinary, except perhaps for their very fine and well-groomed moustaches. But just behind this …


Cyprus: Giorgos Demosthenous

Arti­cle by Giorgos Demosthenous, Min­is­ter of Education and Culture: Cultural heritage can be items of a historical nature or items of present day creation. From all items in Europeana I choose to present this video that combines both elements by showing the …


Lithuania: Arūnas Gelūnas

Arti­cle by Arūnas Gelūnas, Minister of Culture: One of the greatest contributions of old Lithuania to European and World science and culture is the work of Kazimieras Semenavičius ‘Artis Magnae Artilleriae‘. In his book printed in Amsterdam in 1650, the Lithuanian …