06 November 2020, 20h17
The Storage, Conservation and Restoration Department of Sport Lisboa e Benfica was proclaimed the winner of the 2020 Keck Award, which is presented by the International Institute for Conservation (IIC) every two years to the projects and organisations that promote the understanding and appreciation of the accomplishments of the conservator-restorer profession. The nomination had been announced in October and the winner announcement happened at the 2020 IIC Edinburgh Congress.
This is a moment that the coordinator of the Cultural Heritage Direction of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Maria Inês Mata, considers to be of great importance for all involved.
"To crown these ten years of the Storage, Conservation and Restoration Department it is a great honor to be the first Portuguese project to receive this distinction.The recognition of our work by an institution with the importance of the IIC motivates us to continue, with diligence and creativity, the mission of valuing the Cultural Heritage of Sport Lisbon e Benfica."
Among the nominees, there were other reference institutions and projects, such as "Conservation in Action: Saving the Perth Mummy" from the Perth Museum & Art Gallery and "Conservation - Craft or Science?", from the Conservation Department of IAMM (Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia), among others.
Photos: SL Benfica
Agenda: football and other sports
The official matches of the SL Benfica teams until January 17.
A debut, a return and a poker from Cloé Lacasse!
The eagles' offensive quality and excellent goals marked the Benfica-Torreense match from round 1 of the 2nd phase of the Liga BPI.
Benfica is in the Champions League Round of 16!
The eagles flew to Switzerland were they beat Futsal Minerva (1-5).
Benfica Soccer School in Egypt : a month with a lot of competition
The period from December 10 to January 12 was rich in sports activity.
Partnership in the Chinese Province of Chongqing
More than 70 young coaches attended the Seminar.