Arts Council Norway Honorary Award

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The Arts Council Norway Honorary Award (Norwegian: Norsk kulturråds ærespris) is awarded annually by the Arts Council Norway. The prize is awarded annually to a person who has made a significant contribution to Norwegian art and culture. The prize committee does not solicit nominations and the decision on award is made in closed meeting. Traditionally, no decision basis for the award is announced.

Halldis Moren Vesaas, 1982 recipient
Synnøve Anker Aurdal, 1991 recipient
Jon Fosse, 2003

The prize is monetary (in 2005 500,000 Kroner). Since the Council's thirtieth anniversary in December 1994, a bronze lion statuette by the sculptor Elena Engelsen has also been awarded.



  • "Kulturrådets ærespris". (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2 July 2016.