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Belgian Award Ceremony | photo: BELvue
Belgian Award Ceremony | photo: BELvue

Belgian Award Ceremony 2013

In 2012-2013, BELvue, the centre for democracy and history organised the 6th EUSTORY history competition. The topic dealt with migration: 'The story of a suitcase'. On 26 June, all the winners were invited to the awards ceremony at the BELvue-museum in Brussels.

Polish Award Ceremony | Photo: Jarosław Denysenko
Polish Award Ceremony | Photo: Jarosław Denysenko

On 24 June 2013, the Polish prize-giving ceremony took place in the Grand Chamber of the Royal Castle in Warsaw. The topic of the 17th competition round was: "Poles and Their Neighbours After World War II: Against Each Other, Side by Side, Together"

Slovak Award Winners | Photo: Erika Mácsayová
Slovak Award Winners | Photo: Erika Mácsayová

On 7 June, 2013 the award ceremony of Slovakia’s history competition took place in the UNESCO Information and Documentation Center in Bratislava. A total of 49 contributions written by 84 participants were submitted. The Slovak competition is organised by the Centre for Communication and Development(SCCD), a non-profit organisation which was founded in 2005.

Former President Petar Stoyanov awarding student | Photo: Tina Gotthardt
Former President Petar Stoyanov awarding student | Photo: Tina Gotthardt

This year's award ceremony in Bulgaria took place on 1 June, 2013 in Sofia in the National History Museum, located in the former socialist president’s residence. Former Bulgarian president Petar Stoyanov handed the awards to the students for their research works on the topic of 'Tolerance in Bulgaria'.

Latvian award winners | Photo: Toms Kalniņš
Latvian award winners | Photo: Toms Kalniņš

The award ceremony of the Latvian history competition took place in Riga, in The House of Blackheads, the President's residence, on 25 May, 2013. There were 135 research works this year, submitted by 165 students of all districts of Latvia. It was the 12th round of the national history competition and the topic of this round was “The history of education in Latvia”.

Swiss Award Winners | Photo: Kerstin Peter
Swiss Award Winners | Photo: Kerstin Peter

On 25 May, 2013, Switzerland’s History Competition HISTORIA awarded twelve young researchers during its award ceremony in the National Library in Berne. The topic was "A Place. Stories? History!" The winners came from all parts of Switzerland.

Finnish award winners | Photo: Tina Gotthardt
Finnish award winners | Photo: Tina Gotthardt

On 24 May 2013, the fifth round of the Finnish history competition officially ended with an award ceremony in the Hotel Klaus K in Helsinki. The topic 'Two stories' motivated 425 students to send in a total of 350 competition entries. Finland will be one of the places this year where a EUSTORY Youth Academy will take place.

Swedish Award Winners | Photo: Zenita Johannson

The award ceremony of the Swedish History Competition was held in the University of Kristianstad on 24th of May. The topic of this year’s competition was (E) Migration: Immigration and Emigration in a local perspective. In attendance were the prizewinners, their tutors and parents...

Estonian Student receives award | Photo: Tina Gotthardt
Estonian Student receives award | Photo: Tina Gotthardt

The award ceremony for the 14th edition of the Estonian History Competition took place on 18th May at the Ministry of Education and Research in Tartu in the south of Estonia. This round marks the end of an era: Tiiu Ojala and Viivi Rohtla stepped down as Estonian organisers.