Call for the European Large Family Award 2020

The awarded family receives a sculpture from the Catalan artist Joan Escudé, representing the family.

Here is the call for nominations for the “European Large Family of the Year 2020” Award. Like in the past years, there will be no financial reward for the winning family.

The awardee must be a large family whose life and activities are exemplary, showing up values in society. Proposals for awardees may be submitted by member organizations of ELFAC, one proposal by a member organization.

The proposed family must be a large family (with three or more children), with no further restriction on the number of children or on their age (in particular, the children need not be of minor age), nor on the activities of the family. The proposal shall be one page long, containing the names and the ages of the family members, and a description of why this family is proposed for the award. A photo of the family must also be attached, together with a written consent of the family that their photo may be placed on the website of and maybe printed on leaflets of ELFAC and its member organizations.

You can see the awardees from past years here. The European Large Family of the year 2019 Award was given by the president of the Republic of Poland and the president of ELFAC to the Polish Brodów Family last August in Warsaw.

The deadline to receive nominations is the 30th. of October 2020, Friday. Applications should be sent to and

The awarded family will be announced in the General Assembly of ELFAC, which will take place online on Friday 20th. November 2020, from 18,30 to 21,00 hours (Central European Time – CET).

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