The Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation 2017 Prize winners have just been announced. The foundation aims to promote contemporary art. Every year, the foundation awards prizes in three categories: literature, music and contemporary art. This year’s winners are listed below:
Literary Prize Winner
Michel Tremblay, for his outstanding achievements in literature.
Winner of the Discovery Grant
Blandine Rinkel, for L’abandon des prétentions, Fayard, January 2017
High School Students’ Favourite Choice
Gilles Marchand for Une bouche sans personne, Aux Forges de Vulcain, August 2016
Young Music Fans’ Favourite Choice
Admir Shkurtaj for his opera Katër i Radës – Il Naufragio
The Musical Springboard
Harry Vogt, producer of new music at the WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk)
Prize for a Critical Essay on Contemporary Art
Shanay Jhaveri, for his article As Visible from the Outside – Filmmakers and India.