Congratulations to the winners of the National Culture and Art Prize!

Lithuania’s Ministry of Culture on Monday, 2019 December 16, announced the winners of the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts. 

They include film director professor of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) Algimantas Puipa, LMTA assoc. professor actor Viktorija Kuodytė, LMTA graduates – opera singer Asmik Grigorian, composer Zita Bružaitė, the authors of the Lithuanian pavilion at the Venice Biennale – theatre director Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, dramatist Vaiva Grainytė and composer Lina Lapelytė.  

The awards honor significant culture and achievements by Lithuanian creators and those representing the Lithuanian World Community over the past seven years, as well as works of art, crated over the course of life. The financial award amounts to 800 basic social payments, or 30,400 euros. The awards will be bestowed on the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania.

After BNS
2019 12 17 

Algimantas Puipa and Viktorija Kuodytė
Asmik Grigorian
Lina Lapelytė, Vaiva Grainytė, Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė
Zita Bružaitė