Historic Vehicles & Culture

FIVA invites…

nominations for 2019 Culture Awards

FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens or international federation of historic vehicles) invites nominations for its 2019 series of Culture Awards – designed to celebrate our cultural and technical mobile heritage.

Last year, the first-ever series of FIVA’s Culture Awards saw the following winners in each category:

  • RESEARCH – The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs with its National Historic Vehicle Survey
  • DEDICATED SERVICE – The ‘Motorcycle Republic Symposium’, an event organised by the Hellenic Motorcycle Museum
  • EDUCATION, TRAINING and the raising of AWARENESS – Federación Mexicana de Automoviles Antiguos y de Colección, A.C. with the Diploma syllabus (a short film can be seen at


“This year, we’re looking forward to new projects winning awards,” comments Nataša Grom Jerina, chairwoman of FIVA’s Culture Commission. “We’re eager to see innovative new approaches, especially linked to skills and youth, alongside stunning but more traditional work.

“These awards are open to everyone, to any classic vehicle enthusiast – they are not limited to FIVA members. Our aim is to find the best project in each category (listed in the award guidelines), whether it’s within a business, a project in a school or university, a public sector programme, a project run by a community organisation, an individual or a club, a museum exhibition, a symposium, a piece of research… and so on. The possibilities are endless. What we’ll be looking at are the dynamics of the project – the organisational skills and vision – when choosing the winning entries.”

How to make a nomination

Further details, guidelines and entry forms can be found here. Anyone is free to make a nomination (not just FIVA members), as long as the entry is submitted no later than 31st August 2019.

Note to Editors

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FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens) is the worldwide organisation dedicated to the preservation, protection and promotion of historic vehicles and related culture, as well as their safe use. Since April 2017, FIVA has been a non-governmental partner of UNESCO, and continues to pursue its successful FIVA World Motoring Heritage Year programme.

For more press information, or to speak to a FIVA representative for a specific country, please contact Gautam Sen, FIVA’s Vice President Communications on, +33(0) 6 87 16 43 39 (mobile), or +33 9 66 12 44 64 (landline).

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