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Kuks complex' restoration wins prestigious European prize

May 19, 2017

ČTK

The restoration of Kuks, a baroque complex in east Bohemia, won the European Grand Prix for heritage conservation, a prestigious award presented by the Europa Nostra association, in Turku on Monday. The top award went to seven best European heritage conservation projects shortlisted from a group of 29 nominations, all of which received the Europa Nostra cultural heritage awards earlier this year. The success of Kuks is "a historic success" of the Czech Republic, since this is for the first time that the Grand Prix went to a Czech project.

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