Do you live in Łódzkie or Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship? Do you want to have a positive impact on your surroundings and become a local hero? Are you interested in local history, culture, monument protection? Do you know any historic spots in your area that are worth giving new life? Take part in “Our Monument” competition. Call for entries was launched on October 29 and will last till November 26, 2021.
“Our monument” is a competition organized by Most the Most Foundation for anybody who wants to positively affect their surroundings. The participants of the competition may submit the monuments worth restoring their former glory. Next they will be able to suggest an idea of how the winning monument may be used by a local community. The winning project will obtain the financing from Most the Most Foundation (up to PLN 1 000 000). The owner of the monument will use it for monument restoration and adapting it to the social function selected in the competition.
Important – in the competition you may submit only the monuments entered into the registry of monuments, voivodeship or municipal monuments’ register. In the competition the monuments that are publicly owned (belong e.g. to local governments, State Treasury) shall be evaluated.
“Our monument” competition is divided into two parts:
- I Competition – choosing one monument in a voivodeship (start in Łódzkie and Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeship – October 29, 2021);
- II Competition – choosing the idea for new social function of the winning monument (competition launches in January 2022 – upon finishing I competition).
„Our Monument” Competition is the project of regional and local nature. It is announced sequentially in respective voivodeships so as to finally reach all voivodeships each year. The Foundation has already finished the pilot competition in Podlasie and Lower Silesia, and after completing the competition in Łódzkie and Kujawsko-Pomorskie voivodeships, in 2022 next competitions will be announced in next voivodeships.
Participation in the competition – step by step
Everybody (every natural person), who wants to do something positive for the local society and the region, may take part in the competition. How to do it?
I Competition – choosing one monument in a voivodeship (call for entries October 29 – November 26, 2021);
- Find a monument in your area that is important to You and worth giving it a new social function.
- Check if this place that you want to submit is for sure a monument entered in the registry of monuments, voivodeship or municipal monuments’ register and if it is owned by public entity (belongs e.g. to local governments, State Treasury).
- Take a photo of the monument.
- Fill in and submit electronic entry form.
You will find more information, tips how to check the monument and entry form on the website: https://mostthemost.pl/nasz-zabytek/
If you know someone who does not have access to the Internet and would like to submit a monument, they can do it over the phone: + 48 22 47 55 111 or +48 517 884 088.
You can also call us if filling the entry form is difficult for you. Remember to prepare basic information about the submitted monument earlier.