My European City PICS awards

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So let’s put an end to the suspense and reveal the names of the runners up and the winner!

After 7 weeks of competition and more than 100 photos sent in from all over Europe, Graine d’Europe and its partners closed My European City PICS on Tuesday 4th November.

The selection by internet-users:
Category- art & architecture: the Train Station (Arad) by Simina Ureche with 197 likes
Category- people & culture: the Theatre Ioan Slavici (Arad) by Erik Bria with 391 likes
Category- legends & history: the Azure Window (Malta) by Anthony Falzon with 257 likes
Category- economics & news: the Silo (Arad) by Larisa Zdrendea with 45 likes 

The selection by the panel of judges:
Category- art & architecture: the Lion’s Head (Arad) by Iolu Octavian for its entertaining outlook on Europe and the Euro zone
Category- people & culture: Europe in a Hurry (Arad) by Lukasz Czartowski for how it questions young generations about Europe
Category- legends & history: Robin Hood (Nottingham) by Stephen Wright for the close connection to a European legend
Category- economics & news: the Old Factory (Iasi) by Ionut Andronic for its critical outlook on the end of communism.

Drumroll please, the overall winner who will take part in the kick-off meeting in Szczecin, Poland, in January is… Simina Ureche who impressed both internet-users and the panel of judges with The Train Station of Arad, a European vision of Little Vienna!

You will soon be able to have a look at all of the photos at and some of the favourites will be presented in Szczecin alongside the runners up and winning photograph.

Over 2000 of you followed the competition on the website and changes photos on social networks. 200 ‘liked’ our Facebook page and over 50 of you posted photos. The My European City network would like to thank you for all of these contributions!

Find the partners and information on the whole project on the My European City page. In partnership with the European Commission / programme “Europe for Citizens”, and the partners involved by the members of My European City.