ICEFA Lidice 2019 prize awards – garden of the Lidice Gallery on 28 May 2019
3. 7. 2019
On Tuesday 28 May 2019, the Lidice Gallery held a medal-giving ceremony for 66 best child artists from Czechia, 3 from Slovakia and one from Vienna (Austria). The Slovak Citizens' Association Art Slnečnice Bratislava and F. X. Richter Art School Holešov jointly received the higest award of the exhibition – the Prize of the Panel of Judges.
The prizes were presented to the medallist by Head of Department for UNESCO Dita Limová, Director of the Vltava River Basin Authority Tomáš Kendík, Mayoress of Lidice Veronika Kellerová and Chairman of the Panel Josef Zedník.
A 10,000-crown cheque for the school awarded the Prize of the Panel of Judges for the Czech Republic were being presented on the stage by Director of Agrofert Foundation Zuzana Tornikidis.
Also present were ambassadors and representatives of embassies in the Czech Republic:
- Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco H.E. Ms. Hanane SAADI
- Ambassador of the State of Israel H.E. Mr. Daniel Martin MERON
- Ambassador of the Argentine Republic H.E. Mr. Roberto Alejandro SALAFIA
There were among the present also representatives of the embassies of Russia, Turkey, Hungary, Romania, Malaysia, Palestine, Moldova, Armenia, Serbia and Georgia.
The ceremony was opened by the children's quire of the International School of Prague and the brass band of the Marie Podvalová Art School Prague 9 Čakovice.
The second part of the programme took part at the National Technical Museum in Prague, where circa 200 attendants were taken on vintage buses. The programme was officially opened by Ivana Lorencová – the head of of the department of history of science and technology and Karel Melzoch – the rector of the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague.