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July 14, 2017

2017 Soft Power Destinations Awards Shortlist Announced

The Leading Culture Destinations Awards – or “The Oscars for museums” – are back September 29th, and the incredible shortlist of nominees for the Soft Power Destinations of the Year category have been announced.

This year marks the second year of the Soft Power Destinations category. These awards recognize the cultural organizations, activations or districts that have powerful influence and impact based on their excellence, relevance, transparency, accountability and sustainability.

This year’s Soft Power Destinations of the Year category is sponsored by Valletta 2018. The Valetta 2018 Foundation is responsible for the European Capital of Culture Programme in Malta.

Nine nominees were shortlisted in the categories of Best Soft Power Organization, Best Soft Power Cultural Activation and Best Soft Power Cultural District.