The Hubert von Goisern Culture Award
For the advancement of talent and perseverance; granted for outstanding commitment and achievement in art and culture in general, with a focus on music in particular. To support inspired and inspiring people; or to further innovative solutions and ideas, which benefit the common good. The award will allocate a total of €15,000 each year for nine years.
"I was supported by many people through the penniless early years of my career. And these people did so because they believed in what I was doing. I want to keep that going: with this award I want to support people who artistically contemplate and deal with the world in ways in which I find exciting and important. I am in the privileged position to be able to do just that." – Hubert von Goisern
The Hubert von Goisern Culture Award 2020
The Hubert von Goisern Culture Award is presented once a year. Together with a jury Hubert von Goisern chooses artists whose creativity and efforts deserve and require support. The financial support offered by the Culture Award encourages the winners to continue their work and to live out their creativity, enabling the public to both share in and be inspired by it.
In light of the growing number of applications each year, the founder of the award has decided with a heavy heart to put in place a couple of restrictions. Firstly, only applicants whose main country of residence is Austria may now apply. Secondly, only applications from the field of music will now be considered - this includes music-related event and social-educational initiatives. Entries from the fields of visual arts, dance, film, literature etc. can unfortunately no longer be accepted.
Applications for the Hubert von Goisern Culture Award 2021 may be submitted between 1st October 2020 and 31st March 2021. Please only submit your application via the link below. Physical applications cannot be considered. Should you have any questions, please send them to: firstname.lastname@example.org