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  • 2014 Design and Story Contest Winners!

      Overall Winner Growing Up in Them Days by Ryan Perrier Aged: 13, Grade 8 Our Lady of Mercy – St. George’s My picture depicts four different scenes of “Growing Up in Them Days”. The top left corner show a boy copying pans (jumping clampers) which was a popular, yet dangerous pastime. The top right [...]

  • This year’s winner of The Award for Interpretation of Provincial History is Spindrift

    Through their creativity and business savvy they have created compass hats for Cape Spear, ‘You are Here’ socks for various Historic Site locations and Viking Rune hats that can be translated to Newfoundland sayings for the Heritage Shop in L’Anse aux Meadows.  Their creativity extends beyond the traditional  mitts and scarves to knitting seals and [...]

  • 2013 Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship has been awarded.

      The HSA is proud to announce the recipient of the 2013 Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship.  This year’s winner is Kayla Carroll. The Dr. Paul O’Neill Scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts program at Memorial University who shows excellence in Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. Kayla has achieved [...]

  • 2013 Design and Story Contest

    The warm-up event for the 2013 Heritage Fairs—The Annual Design and Story Contest has ended with 32 regional winners and three overall winners. They were awarded with the certificates from the HSA and a prize ranging from $100 to $500 from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. The HSA received 409 entries from seven regions this year. [...]

  • Winners of 2012 Heritage and History Book Awards Announced

    (November 27, St. John’s, NL) – Janet McNaughton and Trudy Morgan-Cole each took home a $250 cash prize on Sunday, November 25th at the 2012 Heritage and History Book Awards. McNaughton won the Children’s/Young Adult Literature Award for The Dragon Seer’s Gift (Harper Collins); Morgan-Cole won the Fiction Award for That Forgetful Shore (Breakwater Books). [...]

  • Congratulations to our kids!

    Three students from Newfoundland and Labrador have been selected from 200 entries of the 2012 Young Citizen Program:  Gina  from Massey Drive, Julia from Happy Valley and Matthew from St. John’s. Congratulations to the kids! Thank you for your support! The Young Citizens program has just entered a new stage. 30 finalists of the 2012 [...]

  • NL students win national contest

    Congratulations to 7 students from Newfoundland and Labrador who were winners of Canada’s History’s National Stamp and Stories contest . Only 25 students were chosen from across Canada. Please Follow the link to see their entries: www.canadashistory.ca/Kids/Contests/Stamp-Stories

  • Heritage Fairs and Young Citizens on CBC

    On July 1st, CBC’s The National will present a 7-minute report on the work of  the Young Citizens. This report will be an exceptional showcase for Heritage Fairs and Young Citizens Program. 17  students  from Newfoundland and Labrador were selected to  make videos for the Young Citizen Program. All of them did a excellent job! [...]

  • Veselina Tomova Received Award

    On June 22nd, the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador celebrated its 40th Anniversary with an award Gala, Veselina Tomova received an Award for Excellence in Interpretation of Provincial History sponsored by the Historic Sites Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. Veselina Tomova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, and graduated from the Academy of Graphic Art [...]