The winners of the Nordic Council Prizes for 2023

Congratulations to all of the winners of the Nordic Council prizes!

The Nordic Council’s prizes for 2023 were presented at a grand ceremony in the Norwegian Opera & Ballet in Oslo on Tuesday evening, 31 October. Music, dance and the joy of the award winners were in the foreground when the awards were handed out live from Oslo. The Norwegian crown prince couple were present as well as Nordic ministers, members of parliament and representatives of art and industry to congratulate the nominees.

Rán Flygenring received a Nordic Council prize
🇮🇸Icelandic Rán Flygenring won the Children’s and Youth Literature Prize for the picture book Eldgos.
Photo: Fartein Rudjord/
🇩🇰The Film Prize went to the Danish film “Empire”.

🇸🇪The Environment Prize went to the project Renewcell from Sweden.

🇸🇪The Swedish author Joanna Rubin Dranger won the Literature Prize for the graphic novel “Ihågkom oss till liv”.

🇫🇮The Music Prize went to the Finnish folk musician, singer-songwriter, and kantele artist Maija Kauhanen.

You can read more about the prizes and the comments from the juries here.

Congratulation to them all!

Photos: Fartein Rudjord/ and Magnus Fröderberg,