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Czech Centres Awards

Supporting talented, young Czech creators across all cultural fields is one of our main priorities. The winners of competitions – young artists and scientists – have the opportunity to stay at one branch or another of the broad network of Czech Centres during a residency conceived as an internship.


We are partners of significant prizes across all disciplines:

Architecture

Showcase of Czech Chamber of Architects
Antonín Raymond Award

Design
Czech National Award for Student Design
Czech Grand Design
International Biennial of Graphic Design

Music
Prague Spring Participant Award

Literature
Czech Book Awards
Magnesia Litera

Visual arts
Věra Jirousová Award
Jindřich Chalupecký Award
Prize of Art Critique for Young Painting

Science
FameLab
► „How do you see it? - Pespective#CzechIdea“

Dance
Czech Dance Platform

Social Science
People in Need: Gratias Tibi

 


Winners of competitions in 2017

8 fields and 12 awards
12 residencies for winners of partnering contests

In 2017, we awarded prizes in the following areas:

Visual Arts
Tomáš Predka: Prize of Art Critique for Young Painting
Tomáš Pospiszyl: Věra Jirousová Award / Young Critic category
Richard Loskot: Jindřich Chalupecký Award

Design
Eduard Hermann: Czech Grand Design / Newcomer of the Year
Jan Forgáč: Czech National Award for Student Design

Performing Arts
Helena Arenbergerová: Czech Dance Platform

Music
Olga Šroubková: Best Prague Spring Participant Award

Literature
Jiří Hájíček: Czech Book Awards

Social Science
Středoškolská unie: People in Need / Gratias Tibi

Science
Martin Janda: Czech Centre Prize for Development of International Scientific Cooperation / FameLab
► Markéta Gebrian: CzechIdea

Architecture
Elena Fialková: Showcase of Czech Chamber of Architects

We arrange for residencies / internships for laureates at a chosen Czech Centre abroad and that Czech Centre in turn arranges for contacts with the local art scene and professional networking.

 


Winners in 2017

Jiří Hájíček: Czech Book Awards

Jan Forgáč: Czech National Award for Student Design 

Eduard Hermann: Czech Grand Design / Newcomer of the Year

Tomáš Pospiszyl: Věra Jirousová Award / Young Critic category

Středoškolská unie: People in Need / Gratias Tibi

Richard Loskot: Jindřich Chalupecký Award

Olga Šroubková: Best Prague Spring Participant Award

Tomáš Predka: Prize of Art Critique for Young Painting

Martin Janda: Czech Centre Prize for Development of International Scientific Cooperation

Markéta Gebrian: Czech Idea

Helena Arenbergerová: Czech Dance Platform

Elena Fialková: Showcase of Czech Chamber of Architects diploma theses