International awards

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Culture.si lists a selection of significant international awards. Please let us know about important awards we might have overlooked.


2021

Alexander Gadjiev (pianist)
2nd Place at the Chopin Competition and the Krystian Zimerman Prize for the best performance of a sonata
2021, The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, Warsaw, Poland
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Category: Music


Kozjanski Park Public Institute
Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes
2021, UNESCO-Greece
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Category: Heritage


Mirjam Korbar and Peter Musevski (actors) for Zastroj [Deadlock]
Mostar Festival of Film Acting – Young Tree Award
2021, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Category: Film


Branko Završan (actor)
Movievalley 2021 – Vittorio Gassman Award for the Best Acting
2021, Bologna, Italy
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Category: Film


Anja Mugerli for Čebelja družina (roman) [Bee Family (a novel)]
European Union Prize for Literature
2021, European Union
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Category: Literature


Katarina Rešek - KUKLA (director, screenwriter, film score composer) for Sestre [Sisters]
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – Grand Prix
2021, Clermont-Ferrant, France
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Category: Film


Nataša Matjašec Rošker (actress) for Immaculata [Immaculate]
Mittelfest 2020 Festival – Adelaide Ristori Award for Best Actress
2021, Cividale del Friuli, Italy
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Category: Theatre


2020

Branko Završan (film actor) for Il confine e un bosco
Roma Film Corto – Colosseo d’Argento
2020, Rome, Italy
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Category: Film



Idrija Mercury Heritage Management Centre (Hg Smelting Plant – Heritage of Mercury)
2nd Award for the Destination of Sustainable Cultural Tourism (Industrial Heritage)
2020, European Cultural Tourism Network (ECTN), Brussels, Belgium
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Category: Cultural heritage



Gregor Božič (film director) for Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov [Stories from the Chestnut Woods]
CinEast, Central and Eastern European Film Festival – Critics’ Prize
2020, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Category: Film


Goran Vojnović (author) for Jugoslavija, moja dežela, translated into Polish by Joanna Pomorska [Yugoslavia, My Fatherland]
Angelus Central European Literature Award
2020, the City of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland
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Category: Literature


Ven Jemeršič (film director) for Stoletje sanj [A Century of Dreams]
Inca Imperial International Film Festival – Best Documentary Feature (International Competition)
2020, Lima, Peru
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Category: Film



Katja Colja (film director) for Igor in Rosa [Igor and Rosa]
California Women’s Film Festival – Best Foreign-Language Film Award
2020, Tarzana, USA
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Category: Film



Gregor Božič (film director) for Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov [Stories from the Chestnut Woods]
Nara International Film Festival – Jury’s Prize (International Competition)
2020, Nara, Japan
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Category: Film


Matjaž Ivanišin (film director) for Oroslan
Leskovac International Film Festival (LIFFE) – Best Director Award (Independent Film section)
2020, Leskovac, Serbia
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Category: Film



Jana Bauer (author) for literary opus, including Groznovilca v Hudi hosti [Grozovilca in the Terrible Forest]
Another Story (Druga Prikazna) Literary Festival – Grand Prize (Young Adults and Children Literature)
2020, Skopje, North Macedonia
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Category: Literature


Metod Pevec (film director) for Jaz sem Frenk [Everything Is Different]
Pula Film Festival – Golden Arena for Best Director, the Minority Co-Productions Section
2020, Pula, Croatia
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Category: Film



Drago Jančar (author) for life-time achievements [11 novels, including And Love Itself / Wenn die Liebe ruht]
Austrian State Prize for European Literature
2020, Federal Chancellery of Austria, Vienna, Austria
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Category: Literature



Ema Kugler (video artist and film director) for Človek s senco [Man with the Shadow]
Los Angeles Film Awards (LAFA) – Best Experimental Film, Best Narrative Feature
2020, Los Angeles, USA
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Category: Film


2019

Ema Kugler (video artist and film director) for Človek s senco [Man with the Shadow]
European Cinematography Awards – Best Experimental Film
2019, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Category: Film



Štefan Vevar (translator) for Austrian literature tranlations into Slovenian
Austrian State Prize for Literary Translation
2019, Austrian Government, Vienna, Austria
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Category: Literature



Miha Mazzini (author) for Izbrisana [Erased]
Raindance Film Festival – Best Screenplay Award
2019, London, United Kingdom
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Category: Film



Kinodvor Cinema
Best Programming Award 2019
2019, Europa Cinemas, Paris, France
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Category: Film



Milena Zupančič (actress) for her contribution to the Slovenian and Yugoslavian film
South-East European Film Festival – SEE Actress 2019 Award
2019, Paris, France
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Category: Film



Gregor Božič and Marina Gumzi (film director and film producer) for Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov [Stories from the Chestnut Woods]
Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) – Best Film Award (The First Feature Section)
2019, Tallinn, Estonia
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Category: Film


''Ali: Fear eats your soul'' directed by Sebastijan Horvat at Slovenian National Theatre Drama Ljubljana
Bitef Festival – Best Play Award, Audience Award, Politika Award for Directing
2019, Belgrade, Serbia
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Category: Theatre



A.biro, STVAR Architects, Studio AKKA for Planica Nordic Center
IOC IAKS Award Gold Winner
2019, International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities, Cologne, Germany
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Category: Architecture



Ljubljanica River Exhibition
UNESCO award for best practice in underwater cultural heritage protection
2019, UNESCO, Paris, France
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Category: Cultural heritage



Špela Petrič (new media artist) for 'Confronting Vegetal Otherness – Skotopoiesis, Phytoteratology, Strange Encounters
Ars Electronica – Award of Distinction (Artificial Intelligence and Life Art Category)
2019, Linz, Austria
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Category: New media art



Andrej Goričar (composer) for Mo(uve)ment musicaux
International Competition of Composition, Ensemble Serenissima Association – SEM prize
2019, Italy
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Category: Music



City of Women International Festival of Contemporary Arts
ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture (2019 Award theme Democracy Needs Imagination)
2019, European Cultural Foundation, Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs., Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Category: Other


Petra Strahovnik (composer) for Prana (2018) for symphony orchestra
International Rostrum of Composers – IRC winner (selected by 27 radio music producers)
2019, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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Category: Music


Pavilion for the Presentation of Archaeological Remains in Celje
Europa Nostra Cultural Heritage Award (Conservation)
2019, European Union, Berlin, Germany
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Category: Cultural heritage


2018

Kolja Saksida (film director) for Koyaa
Xiamen International Animation Festival – Best Animated Series, Silver
2018, Xiamen, China
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Category: Film


Dušan Kastelic (film director, scriptwriter, producer) for Celica [The Box]
Russian Indie Film Festival (RUIFF) – Peter the Great Award
2018, St Petersburg, Russia
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Category: Film


Mateja Koležnik (theatre director) for Ivanov
Nestroy, Theatre Award of Vienna
2018, Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
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Category: Theatre


Dušan Kastelic (film director, scriptwriter, producer) for Celica [The Box]
ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival   – Best European Independent Film  
2018, Paris, France
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Category: Film



Darko Štante, Temporama Film Society (film director, film production) for Posledice [Consequences]
CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival – Adolf Zukor Prize, Festival’s Grand Prize
2018, Hungary
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Category: Film


Dušan Kastelic (film director, scriptwriter, producer) for Celica [The Box]
Cortoons Festival Gandia – Cortoons
2017, Gandia, Spain
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Category: Film



Ven Jemeršič (film director) for Stoletje sanj [A Century of Dreams]
Around Film Festival – Best Feature Documentary ARFF Globe
2017, Berlin Amsterdam Paris Barcelona
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Category: Film



Museum of Puppetry
Children in Museums Special Commendation
2018, European Museum Academy and Hands on! International Association of Children in Museums, Valetta, Malta
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Category: Cultural heritage


Ljubljanica River Exhibition
European Heritage Days Grant Award (European Heritage Stories)
2018, Council of Europe and the European Commission, Strasbourg, France
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Category: Cultural heritage



Plečnik House
Europa Nostra Cultural Heritage Award (Education, training and raising awareness)
2018, European Union, Berlin, Germany
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Category: Cultural heritage



Florjan Lipuš (author) for literary opus
Grand Austrian State Prize 
2018, Austrian Ministry of Culture, Vienna, Austria
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Category: Literature



Maruša Majer (actress) for Ivan
Pula Film Festival – Golden Arena for Best Actress, the Minority Co-Productions Section
2018, Pula, Croatia
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Category: Film



Olmo Omerzu (film director) for Všechno bude/Zimske muhe [Winter Flies]
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Best Director Award
2018, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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Category: Film


Andrej Makor (composer)
London Ear Festival of Contemporary Music – 2nd prize at the Composers' Competition
2018, London, UK
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Category: Music


2017

MENT Ljubljana for European Festival Awards
Best Small Festival, Best Indoor Festival
2017, Yourope Association of European Festivals, Groningen, Eurosonic Noorderslag Showcase Festival, The Netherlands
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Category: Music



Jernej Lorenci for theatre director
Europe Prize New Theatrical Realities
2017, European Commission
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Category: Theatre




Dušan Kastelic (film director, scriptwriter, producer) for Celica [The Box]
MIFF - The Méliès International Festivals Federation – Melies d'Argent for the Best Film
2017, France
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Category: Film


Javorca Church (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit)
European Heritage Label
2017, European Union
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Category: Cultural heritage



Tin Grabnar, Zala Dobovšek, Nina Šorak, Asja Kahrimanović Babnik for Drugje [Somewhere Else]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Special Jury Prize for Puppetry and New Technologies
2017, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre



Maja Smrekar (new media artist) for K-9_topology
Ars Electronica – Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica in Hybrid Art Section
2017, Linz, Austria
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Category: New media art



Gašper Malej for translations from Italian (Dario Fo, Cesare Pavesi, Pasolini, etc)
National Prize for Translation
2017, Italian Ministry of Culture and Sport, Rome, Italy
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Category: Literature



Carmen Manet
Eurovision Choir of the Year Competition – Eurovision Choir of the Year
2017, European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Riga, Latvia
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Category: Music


2016

Emil Kozole (film director) for Nočno življenje [Nightlife]
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – Best Director Award
2016, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
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Category: Film


Evgen Angel Bavčar (author, photographer)
European Citizens' Prize
2013, European Parliament, Strassbourg, France
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Matic Zorman for Waiting to Register
The World Press Photo Contest – People - First Prize Singles
2016, The World Press Photo Foundation
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Category: Visual arts


Matjaž Krivic for Digging for Future
The World Press Photo Contest – People - Second Prize Singles
2016, The World Press Photo Foundation
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Category: Visual arts


Srdjan Živulović (Photography Staff of Reuters) for Migrants make their way on foot on the outskirts of Brezice, Slovenia
Pulitzer Prize Winner in Breaking News Photography
2016, Columbia University, New York, USA
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Category: Visual arts



Vito Žuraj
Claudio Abbado Kompositionspreis
2016, Orchester-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker
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Category: Music



Carmina Slovenica for When the Mountain changed its clothing
Golden Mask Prize for The Best Foreign Production Presented in Russia in 2015
2016, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia
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Category: Music


Jasmin B. Frelih for Na/pol (roman) [In/Half (novel)]
European Union Prize for Literature
2016, European Union
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Category: Literature


Marek Bečka, Zala Dobovšek,Mini Teater for Sneguljčica [Snow White]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for Adaptation and Dramaturgy
2016, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


Marek Bečka, Zala Dobovšek,Mini Teater for Sneguljčica [Snow White]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Milan Čečuk Grand Prix for the Best Overall Production
2016, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre



Žiga Lebar, Ljubljana Puppet Theatre for Jutri je zabava [Tomorrow's Party]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for Puppet's Technology
2016, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre



Metka Jurc, Maribor Puppet Theatre (actress / animator) for Spake [Freaks]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for the role of Hans
2016, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre



Zapik Theatre, House for Children and Art Ljubljana
PIF International Puppet Festival – Special Prize of the Jury for for the design and realisation of artistic, educational and interactive project-performance
2016, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


2015

Drago Jančar (author)
European Citizens' Prize
2015, European Parliament, Strassbourg, France
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Matej Bonin (composer) for Cancro (2015) for symphony orchestra
International Rostrum of Composers – IRC Winner in the category of composers under 30 years of age
2015, Tallin, Latvia
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Category: Music


Vito Žuraj (composer) for Runaround
International Rostrum of Composers – IRC Recommended Work
2015, Tallin, Latvia
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Category: Music



Olmo Omerzu, Arsmedia (film director) for Družinski film [Family Film]
Tokyo International Film Festival – Award for Best Artistic Conrtribution
2015, Tokyo, Japan
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Category: Film



Jernej Lorenci (theatre director) for Ilyad, co-produced by Slovenian National Theatre Drama Ljubljana, Ljubljana City Theatre (MGL) and Cankarjev dom,
Bitef Festival – Audience Award
2015, Belgrade, Serbia
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Category: Theatre



Gustav Film (coproducer) for Zenit [The High Sun]
Cannes Film Festival – Jury Prize - Un Certain Regard
2015, Cannes, France
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Category: Film


Jan Cvitkovič, Perfo Production (film director) for Šiška Deluxe
FilmFestival Cottbus – Audience Award
2015, Cottbus, Germany
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Category: Film


Vipolže Manor
Cultural Heritage Protection Award
2015, Italian Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations (FICLU), Foligno, Italy
Category: Cultural heritage


Miha Golob, Maribor Puppet Theatre (theatre director) for Mali modri in mali rumeni [Little Blue and Little Yellow]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for Direction and Prize for Technology
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


Miha Bezeljak, Anže Zevnik,Maribor Puppet Theatre for Mali modri in mali rumeni [Little Blue and Little Yellow]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for Animation
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


Maribor Puppet Theatre for Mali modri in mali rumeni [Little Blue and Little Yellow]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Tibor Sekelj Prize for the production with the most humane message
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre



Mitja Vrhovnik Smrekar, Ljubljana Puppet Theatre (composer) for Račka, Smrt in tulipan [Duck, Death and Tulip]
Prize for Music
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


Fabrizio Montecchi, Ljubljana Puppet Theatre (light designer) for Račka, Smrt in tulipan [Duck, Death and Tulip]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for Lighting Design
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


Polonca Kores, Asja Kahrimanović,Ljubljana Puppet Theatre for Račka, Smrt in tulipan [Duck, Death and Tulip]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Prize for Animation
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre



Ljubljana Puppet Theatre for Račka, Smrt in tulipan [Duck, Death and Tulip]
PIF International Puppet Festival – Milan Čečuk Grand Prix for the Best Overall Production
2015, Zagreb, Croatia
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Category: Theatre


Vito Žuraj (composer) for Warm up
International Rostrum of Composers – IRC Recommended Work
2015
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Category: Music


Up to 2014 (a selection)

Drago Jančar (author) for To noč sem jo videl [I Saw Her That Night / Cette nuit je l'ai vue]
Prix du meilleur livre etranger for the best foreign book
2014, Association of French critics and publishers, Paris, France
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Category: Literature


Alojz Rebula (author)
European Citizens' Prize
2014, European Parliament, Strassbourg, France
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Franja Partisan Hospital
European Heritage Label
2014, European Union
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Category: Cultural heritage


Rok Biček (film director) for Razredni sovražnik [The Class Enemy]
International Film Festival Bratislava – Best Film Award. FIPRESCI Award
2013, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Category: Film


Gabriela Babnik for Sušna doba (roman) [Dry Season (a novel)]
European Union Prize for Literature
2013, European Union
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Category: Literature



Boris Pahor (author)
European Citizens' Prize
2013, European Parliament, Strassbourg, France
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Igor Samobor (actor) for Razredni sovražnik [The Class Enemy]
International Film Festival Bratislava – Best Actor Award
2013, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Category: Film




Damjan Kozole (film director)
MedFilm Festival – Premio alla Carriera Lifetime Achievements
2012, Rome, Italy
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Category: Film


[[Boris Podrecca, ATELIERarhitekti, Atelje Vozlič, Urbi, BB arhitekti, DANS Arhitekti, Trije Architects and Medprostor Architecture Studio]] for Renovation of the banks of the River Ljubljanica in the section flowing through the old city centre
European Prize for Urban Public Space
2012, European Union
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Category: Architecture



Drago Jančar
European Prize for Literature/Prix européen de littérature
2011, L’Association Capitale Européenne des Littératures (EUROBABEL), Strassbourg, France
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Category: Literature



Nataša Kramberger (author) for Nebesa v robidah: roman v zgodbah [Heaven in a blackberry bush: novel in stories]
European Union Prize for Literature
2010, European Union
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Category: Literature



Kinodvor Cinema
Best Young Audience Activities
2010, Europa Cinemas, Paris, France
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Category: Film



Bevk Perović Arhitekti for Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics Building in Ljubljana
Emerging Architect Special Mention, Mies van der Rohe Award
2007, European Union
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Category: Architecture



Pocar Homestead in Triglav National Park
Europa Nostra Cultural Heritage Diploma (Conservation)
2006, European Union, Berlin, Germany
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Category: Cultural heritage


Vojteh Ravnikar (architect) for achievements in the field of culture
Herder Prize
2006, Jury of the German and Austrian universities, Vienna, Austria
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Category: Architecture



Peter Musevski (actor) for Delo osvobaja [Labour Equals Freedom]
Sarajevo Film Festival – Heart of Sarajevo Best Actor Award
2004, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Category: Film


Damjan Kozole, Vertigo (film director, producer) for Delo osvobaja [Labour Equals Freedom]
Cinema del Mediterrani - Mostra de València – Golden Palm Best Film
2004, València, Spain
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Category: Film



Sečovlje Salt-Pans Landscape Park in Piran
Europa Nostra Cultural Heritage Diploma (Conservation)
2003, European Union, Berlin, Germany
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Category: Cultural heritage


Drago Jančar (author) for achievements in the field of culture
Herder Prize
2003, Jury of the German and Austrian universities, Vienna, Austria
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Category: Literature


Sašo Podgoršek, Arsmedia (film director, film producer) for Sladke sanje [Sweet Dreams]
Cinema del Mediterrani - Mostra de València – Best Film Golden Palm
2001, València, Spain
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Category: Film


Peter Musevski (actor) for Kruh in mleko [Bread and Milk]
Bratislava Film Festival – Best Actor Award
2001, Bratislava, Slovakia
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Category: Film


Jan Cvitkovič (film director) for Kruh in mleko [Bread and Milk]
Venice Film Festival – Lion of the Future Award
2001, Venice, Italy
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Category: Film


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