Krakow City Council Award Stanisław Vincenz

Krakow City Council Award Stanisław Vincenz
Wojciech Ornat, the owner and co-founder of the Austeria Publishing House, one of the most important promoters of the multinational and multicultural nature of our macroregion, received the Stanisław Vincenz Award. Dominik Jaśkowiec, Chairman of City Council, presented the award to the laureate on November 17 at the ICE Congress Centre, during the Open Eyes Economy Summit. The laudation was given by Krzysztof Czyżewski, co-founder of the "Borderland - arts, cultures, nations" Centre in Sejny and the Borderland Foundation, author of the book "Towards Xenopolis" published by the ICC.

Prize them. Stanisław Vincenz is a distinction awarded since 2005 for outstanding achievements in popularizing the culture of Central and Eastern Europe. By the decision of the International Chapter, this year's Laureate of the Krakow City Council Award Stanisław Vincenz became Wojciech Chasuble.

So far, the Award has been given to: Tomas Venclova, Jiři Gruša, Krzysztof Czyżewski, Emil Brix, Agnieszka Holland, Tatiana Tołstoj, Andrzej Stasiuk, Martin Pollack, Magda Vášáryova, Serhij Zhadan, Jacek Purchla, Jarosław Hrycak, Swietłana Aleksijewicz, Krzysztof Penderecki, G. Csaba Kiss  and in 2020 Oleg Sencov.

Wojciech Ornat is the owner and co-founder of the Austeria publishing house, which publishing house focuses on publishing the most valuable works related to Jewish and Central European themes, but not only, combining the highest quality content with exceptional editorial work.

The Patron of the Award, Stanisław Vincenz (1888-1971) is widely known in Polish and European culture and literature as an outstanding ethnographer, essayist, philosopher, respected writer, author of the famous trilogy "Na Wysoka Połoninie". He was a researcher and insightful expert on the culture of the Hutsul lands and Pokut, the organizer of the first congress of "little homelands" in Vallamont, Switzerland, the author of the concept according to which not so much states as regional "small homelands" constitute bonds between Europeans.
added to cart:

continue shopping go to cart