2006 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

17 January 2006

Bangkok, 6 January 2006 - Entries are now being accepted for the 2006

UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

The awards programme, in its seventh year, recognizes the achievement of individuals and organizations within the private sector, and public-private initiatives, in successfully restoring structures of heritage value in the Asia-Pacific region.

The deadline for receipt of materials is 31 March 2006.

In addition to the established awards, a new awards category waslaunched in 2005. The Jury Prize for Innovation will recognize newly-built structures which demonstrate outstanding standards for contemporary architectural design which are well integrated into historic contexts.

Entries for the 2006 awards programme must be submitted with an official entry form, drawings, photographs and project description to the UNESCO Office of the Regional Advisor for Culture in Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok. Winners will be announced 1 September 2006.

Complete programme information, including an entry form, is available on the web at http://www.unescobkk.org/culture/heritageawards

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