Environment Prize
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The Nordic Council Environment Prize

The prize goes to a company, organisation or individual in the Nordics for exemplary efforts to integrate respect for nature and the environment into their business or work or for some other form of extraordinary initiative on behalf of nature and the environment.

Children and Young People’s Literature Prize
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The Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

The Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize was awarded for the first time at the Session of the Nordic Council in 2013 along with the Council’s other prizes.

Literature Prize
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Nordic Council Literature Prize

The Nordic Council Literature Prize has been awarded since 1962 and is given to a work of fiction written in one of the Nordic languages. This may be a novel, a play, or a collection of poems, short stories, or essays that are of a high literary and artistic quality.

Film Prize

The Nordic Council Film Prize

The Film Prize was first awarded in 2002 as a one-off to mark the 50th anniversary of the Nordic Council. It was made a permanent, annual prize in 2005 and is awarded along with the prizes for music, literature and the environment.

Music Prize

Nordic Council Music Prize

The Nordic Council Music Prize focuses on the performance and creation of music of a high artistic standard. The prize is awarded on alternate years to a piece of music by a living composer and to a small or large ensemble.