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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
Nuberg

Literature
Czech Book Awards

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

Science
FameLab

Dance
Czech Dance Platform

Social Science
People in Need: Gratias Tibi

 


Winners of competitions in 2016

8 fields and 12 awards
12 residencies for winners of partnering contests
12 residencies in collaboration with our partners

In 2016, we awarded prizes in the following areas:

Visual Arts
Martin Lukáč: Prize of Art Critique for Young Painting
Tereza Hrušková: Věra Jirousová Award / Young Critic category
Anna Hulačová: Jindřich Chalupecký Award

Design
Markéta Držmíšková, Petr Hák: Czech Grand Design / Newcomer of the Year
Michal Landa, Jan Brož: International Biennial of Graphic Design
Pavel Coufalík: Czech National Award for Student Design

Performing Arts
Jaro Ondruš: Czech Dance Platform

Music
Marek Kozák: Best Prague Spring Participant Award

Literature
Markéta Baňková: Czech Book Awards

Social Science
Pavla Hudcová: People in Need / Gratias Tibi

Science
Julie Nováková: Czech Centre Prize for Development of International Scientific Cooperation / FameLab

Architecture
Tereza Šváchová: 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 2016

Markéta Baňková: Czech Book Awards

Jan Brož, Michal Landa: International Biennial of Graphic Design

Pavel Coufalík: Czech National Award for Student Design 

Markéta Držmíšková, Petr Hák: Czech Grand Design / Newcomer of the Year

Tereza Hrušková: Věra Jirousová Award / Young Critic category

Pavla Hudcová: People in Need / Gratias Tibi

Anna Hulačová: Jindřich Chalupecký Award

Marek Kozák: Best Prague Spring Participant Award

Martin Lukáč: Prize of Art Critique for Young Painting

Julie Nováková: Czech Centre Prize for Development of International Scientific Cooperation

Jaro Ondruš: Czech Dance Platform

Tereza Šváchová: Showcase of Czech Chamber of Architects diploma theses