Prince Claus Awards Meet Our Laureates

The Prince Claus Awards honour visionary individuals and organisations for their excellent, ground-breaking work in fields of culture and development.  HRH Prince Constantijn will present the Awards during the ceremony at the Royal Palace, Amsterdam on 6 December.  Press Release English - Persbericht Nederlands - Communique de presse Français -  Comunicado de prensa Español 


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Market Photo Workshop, Principal Prince Claus Laureate

Training institute and cultural platform, South Africa

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Adong Judith, Prince Claus Laureate

Playwright, film & theatre-maker, Uganda

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Marwa al-Sabouni, Prince Claus Laureate

Architect, Syria

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Eka Kurniawan, Prince Claus Laureate

Author, Indonesia

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Kidlat Tahimik, Prince Claus Laureate

Artist & filmmaker, Philippines

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O Menelick 2º Ato, Prince Claus Laureate

Independent journalism & cultural platform, Brazil


As part of the Fund’s focus on developing and supporting activities with and for young people, the Prince Claus Fund introduces the Next Generation Award, which honours an outstanding creative initiative that contributes positively to the lives and possibilities of young people. 

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Dada Masilo, Next Generation Laureate

Dancer & choreographer, South Africa

Louder than Words

Join us on 5 December to meet the 2018 Laureates in Amsterdam! They'll take the stage to tell their stories at Louder than Words at the Compagnietheatre - get your tickets!