Architecture and Heritage Conservation Prize of the Mayor of Prague – Opera Pragensia

Architecture and heritage conservation as a bridge between the Czech Republic and Austria.

The Prize of the Mayor of Prague in the field of architecture and heritage conservation is meant as a recognition for professionals who have a significant impact on the protection and revitalization of the cultural heritage of the City of Prague. Presented by the mayor and the heads of Prague city districts, the awards emphasize efforts to preserve historical values while supporting modern development.

The award ceremony will take place at the Czech National Bank. This event, featuring Vienna as the guest city, will recognize the mutual exchange of proven methods and experiences in the field of heritage conservation.

The Opera Pragensia Grand Prix will be awarded to the City of Vienna, represented by Mayor Michael Ludwig, in recognition of their extraordinary contribution to the creation and development of mutual cultural and economic relations between the Czech Republic and the Republic of Austria. The award will be presented by the Mayor of Prague Bohuslav Svoboda and the Governor of the Czech National Bank Aleš Michl.

Prague, with its rich history and unique cultural heritage, takes this opportunity to strengthen its commitment to the protection and development of its monuments, reflecting the importance of maintaining Prague’s historical identity while also promoting cooperation in the field of sustainable urban development.

Date: Monday, October 7, 2024, at 19:00
Venue: Czech National Bank, Na Příkopě 28, Staré Město (Old Town), Prague 1, 110 00
Organizers: City of Prague, Czech National Bank, and Czech Architecture Week.
Co-organizers and patrons: Municipalities Prague 1, Prague 2, Prague 4, Prague 6, Prague 8, Prague 9, Prague 10, Prague 12, Prague 15.
Partners: PVK, PVS, THMP, PRE, PP, and the Czech Mint.

Under the patronage of the Governor of the Czech National Bank Aleš Michl, Mayor of Prague Bohuslav Svoboda, Archbishop of Prague and Primate of Bohemia Mons. Jan