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.
The Norwegian Critics' Awards for theatre, music and dance reward particularly accomplished efforts within Norwegian music and performing arts.
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.
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.
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.
Norwegian Critics' Association, kritikerlaget.no, 18.11.2010, http://kritikerlaget.no/pages/nor/393-kritikerprisene
Danse- og teatersentrums scenekunstpris (The performing arts award of Performing Arts Hub Norway) goes to artists/companies/projects having excelled in artistic bravery. The award is given out by the board and management of Performing Arts Hub Norway.
The award is a travel grant of NOK 15 000.-.
Performing Arts Hub Norway was named The Norwegian Association of Performing Arts/NAPA until 2011.
The organisation gave out its award for the first time at the occasion of NAPA's 20 year anniversary in 1997. Last time the award was given out was in 2011.
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.
Fartein Valen-prisen og Fartein Valen-stipendet er en norsk musikkpris og et norsk musikkstipend til minne om komponisten Fartein Valen. Stipendet og prisen ble delt ut første gang i henholdsvis 1999 og 2002, og deles nå ut annet hvert år. Bak utdelingene står Fartein Valen-stiftelsen sammen med Sveio kommune, Haugesund kommune og Haugaland Kraft. Prisen og stipendet deles ut til personer som vært med å styrke omdømmet til Valens musikk. Vinneren av prisen får 80 000 kroner og blir invitert til å delta som festivalutøver på Fartein Valen-festivalen året etter. Mottaker av stipendet får 25 000 kroner, får arbeide i Valenheimen i Sveio og blir presentert som årets komponist på Valen-festivalen.
I samarbeid med Stavanger 2008, Europeisk kulturhovedstad, ble det i 2008 utdelt et utdanningsstipend på 100 000 kroner. Stipendet ble delt ut Fartein Valen-festivalen i april 2008 til fiolinist Liv Hilde Klokk og sopran Silje Marie Aker Johnsen.
Kilde: wikipedia, no.wikipedia, 14.12 2010, http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fartein_Valen-prisen
Prix Italia er en av de eldste og mest prestisjetunge kringkastingsprisene i verden. Prix Italia ble arrangert for første gang i 1948 av daværende Radio Italiana, nå RAI, men da kun for radio. I 1958 kom tv-produksjoner med i konkurransen. I 2008 deltok 85 private og offentlige kringkastingsstasjoner fra tilsammen 44 land i konkurransen. Konkurransen ble arrangert for 60....
Fajr Festivalen i Teheran sin Ærespris.
Lysistrata (Spanish: Lisístrata) is the name of a Spanish theatre award. It is given out in the town of Sitges during the Sitges festival.
På nettsidene til ASSITEJ International står det følgende:
"In 1990 at the Stockholm World Congress, Dr. Nat Eek (USA) realized that ASSITEJ International had no official Award to give to its members that honored their artistic excellence in theatre for young audiences. Wishing to honor the memory of his wife...
Den bayeriske teaterpris, Bayerische Theaterpreis, er en teaterpris som ble delt ut i den tyske delstaten Bayern i perioden 1997 til 2002.
Wikipedia - Die Freie Enzyklopädie, de.wikipedia.org, 03.10.2011, http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayerischer_Theaterpreis