Do you live in Lubuskie, Świętokrzyskie or Warmińsko-Mazurskie 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 of Most the Most Foundation. Call for entries will be launched on February 7 and will last till March 7, 2022.
“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 Lubuskie, Świętokrzyskie and Warmińsko-Mazurskie voivodeship – February 7, 2022);
- II Competition – choosing the idea for new social function of the winning monument (competition launches in mid-May 2022 – upon announcing the results of 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 the entire Poland each year. Most the Most Foundation has already held the competitions in the following voivodeships: Lower Silesia, Podlaskie, Łódzkie and Kujawsko-Pomorskie. On the monuments map you can see the monuments submitted by the inhabitants of those voivodeships. In 2022, Most the Most Foundation will successively announce “Our Monument” competition 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 February 7 – March 7, 2022);
- Find a monument in your area that is important to You and worth giving it a new social function.
- Check if the place 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 here.
If you know someone who does not have access to the Internet and would like to submit an application, or who has a problem with filling in the form, you can submit the monument over the phone: + 48 22 47 55 111 or +48 517 884 088. Remember to prepare basic information about the submitted monument earlier.