On November 27, the Josef Krainer Awards were presented in Graz to individuals who have distinguished themselves through exceptional achievements in various fields. The Grand Josef Krainer Award was given to media artist Richard Kriesche, the Music Association for Styria, and the Elisabethines Graz, a religious community. The Josef Krainer Homeland Award was awarded to several individuals in different categories: Alfred Ninaus for film art, Presious Chiebonam Nnebendum for performance art, Eduard Hamedl, founder of the men's emergency call, for social commitment, Claudia Rossbacher for literature, and Viktoria Schnaderbeck for her performance in sports. The award ceremony serves to honor special achievements within the Styrian community and to recognize the winners for their contributions to society.
Grand Josef Krainer Award Recipients
The Grand Josef Krainer Award 2023 was conferred to media artist Richard Kriesche, the Music Association for Styria, and the religious community, Elisabethines Graz. The award recognizes individuals and institutions that have demonstrated exceptional contributions to various fields, resonating deeply within the Styrian community.
Josef Krainer Homeland Award Honorees
The Josef Krainer Homeland Award 2023 was bestowed upon a diverse group of individuals across distinct categories. Alfred Ninaus for his work in film art, Presious Chiebonam Nnebendum for her performance art, Eduard Hamedl, for his social commitment in founding the men's emergency call, Claudia Rossbacher for her literary works, and Viktoria Schnaderbeck for her sporting achievements.
Celebrating Community Contributions
Landeshauptmann Christopher Drexler, along with other personalities, awarded the Grand Josef Krainer Prize 2023 and the Josef Krainer Homeland Prize 2023 during the festive ceremony held in the White Hall of the Graz Castle. The award ceremony was not just a celebration of individual accomplishments, but also a testament to the importance of community contributions in shaping society.