Cultural Endowment Hands Out 2013 Awards, 'Tangerines' Among Winners
The Cultural Endowment of Estonia recognized eight projects or people for their achievements in 2013, handing out 7,000 euros to each, and a total of 125,600 euros in smaller awards.
The Estonian-Georgian joint film “Tangerines” was the winner in the audiovisual category, while University of Tartu's Narva College was awarded 7,000 euros in the architecture category, for its new main building in the border city.
The remaining six winners were:
Audio – conductor Paul Mägi for activities in Estonia and abroad.
Literature – Andrus Kivirähk for a new book “At the End of the World” and international success with previous works.
Sports – Rein Haljand for his work on developing Estonian and European swimming.
Fine art and applied art – the MIM project, a exhibition commemorating a 1920s fictional artist.
Theater and drama – Risto Kübar for breaking onto the world theater scene.
National culture – Marju Lauristin for a study on song and dance festivals in Estonia.
A total of 40 projects were also recognized, with awards between 1,000 and 6,000 euros.
The Cultural Endowment has been handing out the annual awards since 1995.