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Winners for the Baltic Assembly Prizes for Literature, the Arts and Science in 2018

On 25 September 2018 in Rīga, meeting of the Joint Jury of the Baltic Assembly Prize for Literature, the Arts and Science 2018 was held. During the meeting, members of the Joint Jury assessed the works nominated for the Prizes and decided in regard to the awarding of the Prizes.

 

Photo by Chancellary of Saeima, author Ieva Ābele

 

The aim of the Prize is to support outstanding achievements in literature, the arts and science; demonstrate the common interests of the countries in this region in upholding of their national identity and self-esteem; create an opportunity to learn about the achievements of the neighbouring countries; maintain a continuous interest among the people in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania about developments in the Baltic States; strengthen cooperation among the Baltic States in the fields of literature, the arts and science; encourage more and more people to become interested in the intellectual values and languages of the Baltic nations; and raise the level of literature, the arts and science in the Baltic States.

Joint Jury of the Baltic Assembly was composed of Prof. Habil. Dr. Valdemaras Razumas (Lithuania), Prof. Habil. Dr. Kęstutis Nastopka (Lithuania), Doc. Petras Skirmantas (Lithuania), Ms Inga Žolude (Latvia), Ms Dace Bluķe (Latvia), Doc. Gunita Zariņa (Latvia), Mr Tiit Aleksejev (Estonia), Ms Kaarin Kivirähk (Estonia), Mr Kristian Sülluste (Estonia).

 

Winners for the Baltic Assembly Prizes for Literature, the Arts and Science in 2018 are the following:

In Literature:

In the Arts:

In Science:

 

Other nominated candidates for the Baltic Assembly Prizes for Literature, the Arts and Science in 2018 were the following:

In Literature:

 

In the Arts:

 

In Science: