The honor is given to candidates with outstanding work in the fields of science, arts, sports, education and knowledge dissemination It will be presented at the beginning of December at the Palace of Arts.
With the aim of preserving and developing art and culture, as well as supporting local science, the Prima Primisima Prize was launched in 2003 by the foundation sponsoring the initiative. With this award, the best Hungarians in the field of art, science, sports, education and dissemination of knowledge are honored every year, recalls the statement sent by OTP Bank and the Prima Primisima Foundation on Friday to MTI.
The organizers stress that the honor accompanying the award contributes to the professional work and development of participants in cultural and scientific life.
Unique recognition this time too They are awarded in ten categories by a jury of six members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
“The authenticity and professional level of the award is clearly demonstrated by the fact that in the last ten years – since OTP Bank took care of the award and its financing – there have never been such a large number of nominations for the Prima Primisima.” Sandort Chani, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Prima Primisima Foundation, is quoted in the announcement.
As the organizers point out, the institution that is interested in the award also opens it up on social media in order to make the information available to the largest possible audience. Starting this year, there is also an Instagram page for the tributes, on new and existing social media platforms, where interested parties can learn about winners’ thoughts on success, role models, and the importance of mutual learning.
This year’s Prima Primissima nominees in the Hungarian Literature category are poet Magda Vozisi, writer and essayist Ferenc Kontra, poet, translator, editor and lyricist Anna T. Szabo, writer and translator.
This year’s winners in the Hungarian Theater, Film and Dance category are actress Eszter Csákányi, actress and director Kati Lázár, and film director and screenwriter Béla Tarr.
In the Hungarian Visual and Applied Arts category, visual artist Ursulja Drozdík (Orši), painter and performer László Filogósi, and glass sculptor László Lukács are nominated.
In the Hungarian Sciences category, László L. Kiss, physicist, astronomer and academic, Gábor Prózycki, mathematician, linguist, university professor, PhD at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Gino Solyom, physicist and academic, became the Prima Prize winners.
In the category of Education and General Education in Hungary, BAGázs Közhaznú Egyesület, which supports equal opportunities for people living in Roma settlements, Csaba Csáki, a technical teacher, painter and wallpaper teacher, and Sándor Katz, a high school mathematics and physics teacher can receive the Prima Prize.
Architect Katalin Szielag, architect Marcel Ferencs, and university professor and architect Peter Hegedes received the Prima Prize in the Hungarian Architecture category.
In the Hungarian Outreach and Media category, the Board of Trustees awarded the Prima Prize to M4 Sport, a sports TV channel, Töth Szabolcs Töhötöm, a journalist and podcaster, and Virtuózok, a classical music talent search and networking programme.
The Prima Primisima nominees for the Hungarian sports category are Tamas Varago, Olympic, World and European Champion Water Polo Player, Head Coach, Laszlo Fabian, Olympic, World and European Pentathlon Champion, Sports Director, Antal Kovacs, Olympic, World and European Champion Juggler. , Economist.
In the category of Hungarian folk art and general culture, trombonist László Gosz, founder and director of the Budapest Music Center, folk musician Zoltan Juhasz, research engineer, and the Association of Folk Arts Societies, an NGO working in the Carpathians. Basin, won the award.
This year’s winners in the Hungarian music category are conductor Gábor Holrung, conductor and opera singer Katalin Petit and conductor Ferenc Sapszon.