Soft Power Destinations 2016 Awards
The Leading Culture Destinations Awards – or “The Oscars for museums” – brought an exciting new category with them–with an incredible shortlist of nominees.
This year marks the inaugural Soft Power Destinations Awards. These awards recognize the cultural organizations, activations or city districts that have powerful influence and impact based on their excellence, relevance, transparency, accountability and sustainability.
Sixteen nominees were shortlisted in the categories of Best Soft Power Organization, Best Soft Power Cultural Activation and Best Soft Power Cultural District. Here are the winners:
Soft Power Cultural Organization Award:
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Winnipeg, Canada.
Soft Power Activation Award:
The Cultural Spring, Sunderland and South Tyneside, England
Soft Power District Award:
La Ponte-Ecomuséu, Villanueva, Spain