About the Culture Prize of Lower Austria: The Province of Lower Austria has been awarding Culture Prizes for great achievements and initiatives since 1960. Appreciation and recognition prizes are awarded annually in various categories. They show the diversity of artistic creation in Lower Austria, but also how many people are committed to strengthening and preserving our culture even in difficult times.
The prizes and categories: One appreciation prize (endowed with 11,000 euros) and two recognition prizes (endowed with 4,000 euros each) are awarded in each of the following categories: Performing arts, visual arts, adult education - public libraries - local history research - writing works on local history - work for museums, literature, media art - cinema-cultural initiatives, music, folk culture and cultural initiatives as well as, as a special prize in 2021, artistic and cultural confrontations with human dignity.
We warmly congratulate all the winners of the Lower Austrian Culture Prize 2021!
Jörg Leichtfried cover and text photo: Stefan Sappert / photo duo Fuss/Leichtfried: Karin Hackl