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Special Award for Communication with Museums
Saturday, 15 December 2001 00:00

Spezialpreis für Kommunikation mit Museen 2001 / Special Award for Communication with Museums

In December 2001, the Tonga.Online project received the "Special Award for Communication with Museums" from the Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Science and Culture in Vienna. The jury selected the project referring to its participation at the exhibition "Tracing the Rainbow" about life, arts and culture in Southern Africa at the State Museum of Upper Austria province in Linz and gave the following statement:

"The members of the jury qualified the project as a remarkable and exemplary combination of internet technology and communication with a new target group, using direct communication within an exhibition. We are pleased to support the realisation of the internet centre in the Tonga area in Zimbabwe through this award."