2017 Helena Vaz da Silva European Award Ceremony
Wim Wenders, the renowned European film director from Germany, received the Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness on Cultural Heritage 2017 at a high-profile ceremony held on 24 October at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Award, the Jury also gave a Special Recognition to Silvia Costa, MEP from Italy. The ceremony gathered more than 300 people and was honoured by the participation of the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
Wim Wenders received his Award from the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
Photo: Márcia Lessa