H.C. Andersen Festivals
Besides the festival’s own awards, H.C. Andersen Festivals also supports other awards in relation to Odense’s festivals and H.C. Andersen
H.C. Andersen Festival supports
Besides the festival’s own awards, H.C. Andersen Festivals also supports other awards in relation to Odense’s festivals and H.C. Andersen:
HCA Award – OFF
HCA Award is the grand prize at OFF – Odense International Film Festival. H.C. Andersen Festivals support the prize with 75.000 dkk. HCA Award goes to the best movie in OFF’s main competition and is Oscar qualifying. The winder in 2014 was Soft Rain by Dénes Ragy.
Read more about OFF www.filmfestival.dk
Spoken Word Prize, Spoken Word Festival
The Spoken Word prize is awarded annually on the Spoken Word Festival and is supported by HC Andersen Festival with 10.000 dkk. The award is given to an artist who has made a special effort to disseminate, develop or challenge the spoken word art or an artist who offers an inspiring and innovative talent in spoken word art. In 2014, the prize went to the comedian Sebastian Dorset.
Read more about Spoken Word Festival www.spokenwordfestival.dk
H.C. Andersen Literature Award 2015
In 2014, H.C. Andersen Festivals signed a collaboration with the H.C. Andersen Literature Award committee. The festival supports H.C. Andersen Literature Award with 500.000 dkk and a bronze statuette. The award was handed over by HRH Crown Princess Mary to the british-indian author Sir Salman Rushdie at H. C. Andersen Festivals Opening Show in Odense Concert Hall on Sunday the 17th of August 2014.
Read more about the H.C. Andersen Literature Award www.andersen-award.com