A cutting edge project featuring 3D interactive holograms of Holocaust survivors that tell their stories and answer questions has been nominated for a major award.

The Forever Project at the National Holocaust Centre in Nottingham has reached the finals in the National Lottery Awards, the annual search for the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects.

Competing for a £5,000 cash prize in the Best Heritage Project category, the innovative exhibit, which was unveiled in February, features the testimonies of 10 survivors answering more than 1,400 of the most common questions children ask.

Sarah Coward of the National Holocaust Centre said: “It’s amazing that the Forever Project has made it through to the National Lottery Awards. Thanks to their funding, we can make sure that the testimonies of Holocaust survivors are never lost. We hope that our family and communities can get behind this project and vote for us.”

The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony, which will be broadcasted on BBC One in September.

To vote for The Forever Project, visit lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/awards or call 0844 836 9699. Voting runs until midnight on 27 July.