Norwegian Critics' Award

Maleri av Lubos Hruza av sceneløsning til siste akt av John Gabriel Borkman,1979, Nationaltheatret

Each of the sections in Norwegian Critics' Association gives out its Norwegian Critics' Awards. The section for theatre, music and dance gives out Norwegian Critics' Awards within theatre, dance and music. The art and literature critics of Norwegian Critics' Association also give out awards within their fields.

Olav Dalgard's critic award goes every other year to a literature critic, and every fourth year to a theatre or film critic.

In the Sceneweb database Norwegian Critics' Awards for theatre and dance are registered. The theatre critics' award is the oldest of the prizes, and was given out for the first time in 1939. The dance critics' award has been given out from 1977.

The statutes for the Norwegian Critics' Awards for theatre, music and dance are as follows:

Established May 26 1939 with changes at the following general assemblies: June 1 1966, June 12 1978, June 11 1979, June 13 1984 and August 25 2006.

I
The Norwegian Critics' Awards for theatre, music and dance reward particularly accomplished efforts within Norwegian music and performing arts.

II
The Norwegian Critics' Awards is every year to be used to honour an excellent, live artistic achievement within theatre, dance and music respectively, by Norwegian artists or foreign artists who have led/participated in a Norwegian production or co-production with Norwegian artistic participation, during the past season. The intention is to promote contributions considered particularly stimulating for the fields of Norwegian music, theatre and dance as a whole. Videograms, phonograms and visiting performances by foreign ensembles are not to be considered. The award is to be a work of art made by a Norwegian artist or an artist living in Norway.

III
The award winners are selected by the sections in meetings connected to the section's general assemblies as related to procedure, most recently voted upon during the general assembly in 2007.

IV
If any of the section's meetings doesn't find that any of the artistic contributions of the season deserves the excellence, it is possible not to give out Norwegian Critics' Awards.

Source:

Norwegian Critics' Association, kritikerlaget.no, 18.11.2010, http://kritikerlaget.no/pages/nor/393-kritikerprisene

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The Norwegian Ibsen Award AKA The Ibsen Prize

The Norwegian Ibsen Award is an award given out by the municipality of Skien, for long the only playwright award in Norway. It was awarded for the first time in 1986, and consists of 150 000 Norwegian kroner and a statuette by Nina Sundbye.

The Ibsen Prize is awarded a Norwegian playwright who has had a new work for children or adults produced by a professional theatre the past year, or for the playwright's collected writing. A special jury selects the winner.

Source:

Scenekunst, scenekunst.no, 20.09.2011, http://www2.scenekunst.no/artikkel_8455.nml

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The International Ibsen Award

Logo for Den Internasjonale Ibsenprisen.

The International Ibsen Award honours an individual, institution or organisation that has brought new artistic dimensions to the world of drama or theatre. The committee consists of senior figures in the international theatre community. It was established by the Norwegian government in 2008.

The winner is announced on Ibsen's birthday, 20th March, and the prize is of NOK 2.5 millions. It is awarded at the Norwegian National Theatre's Ibsen festival every other year.

The first laureate was Peter Brook who received the prize on 31 August 2008 during the Ibsen Festival at the Norwegian National Theatre in Oslo. The chair of the jury was Liv Ullmann until Per Boye-Hansen took over in 2010. In 2011 the prize was made biennial, with the next awarding scheduled for September 2012.

Source:

www.ibsenawards.com

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Norsk kulturråds ærespris

Portrait photo of Liv Ullmann

Norsk kulturråd deler hvert år ut en ærespris til en person som har gjort "en innsats av vesentlig betydning for norsk kunst- og kulturliv".

Æresprisen er nå på 500 000 kroner. I forbindelse med feiringen av Norsk kulturråds 30-årsjubileum i desember 1994 introduserte rådet også en egen ærespris-statuett, en løve skapt i bronse av billedhoggeren Elena Engelsen.

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Recently awarded

Den Internasjonale Ibsenprisen 2018 (The International Ibsen Award)

Winners: Den Internasjonale Ibsenprisen 2018: Christoph Marthaler

Ibsenprisen 2018 (The Norwegian Ibsen Award AKA The Ibsen Prize)

Winners: Ibsenprisen : Malmfrid Hovsveen Hallum

Musikkteaterprisen 2018 (Musikkteaterprisen)

Winners: Årets musikal : The Book of Mormon, Årets Musikalartist: Kristoffer Olsen, Årets ærespris i musikkteater: Britt Langlie

Frilansprisen 2017 (Frilansprisen)

The Hedda Award 2018 (The Hedda Award)

Winners: Honorary Hedda: Therese Bjørneboe, Best stage design/costume design: Gilles Berger, Best audiovisual design: Elisabeth Møtland Nesset, Best audiovisual design: Alf Lund Godbolt, Best audiovisual design: Vibeke Blydt-Hansen, Best audiovisual design: Norunn Standal, Production of the year: The Book of Mormon, Best production for youth: Utafor* (Outside), Best leading actress: Ragne Grande, Best direction: Johannes Holmen Dahl, Special artistic achievement: Svein Tindberg, Special artistic achievement: Faten Mahdi Al-Hussaini, Special artistic achievement: Yousef Bartho Al-Nahi, Special artistic achievement: Siri Marie Seim Sønstelie, Special artistic achievement: Tor Itai Keilen, Best supporting actress: Ågot Sendstad, Best supporting actor: Preben Hodneland, Best leading actor: Hermann Sabado, Best text for the stage: Are Kalvø, Best production for children: Tobias og dagen det smalt* (Tobias and the day of the bang)

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