Thank you to everyone who applied to the Amateo Award 2022! We are delighted to see entries of participatory arts projects from 12 countries, led by people who share a strong passion for arts and creativity. Featuring a great mix of art forms, these projects demonstrate resilience and original ways to tackle inclusion of refugees and LGBTQ+ communities, climate action, age accessibility, mental health issues (such as dementia) and much more…
We are now going through the first round of judging and will share an update of the results over the next few weeks.
Meanwhile, we are also hoping to confirm the award ceremony details, set to take place this October in Dublin, Ireland.
Last year, 60 projects from 16 countries across Europe applied for the Amateo Award 2021 and featuring a great mix of art forms, these projects demonstrated resilience and innovative ways to deliver creative activities in the context of COVID-19 restrictions. Five groups have been shortlisted by the jury. Read more about the 2021 finalists.