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Six Aalto University alumni awarded Finnish State Awards for Arts

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On 27 November 2018, the Arts Promotion Centre Finland bestowed State Awards for Arts on 16 artists, six of whom are alumni of Aalto University.

  • State Award for Architecture: Trevor Harris and Hennu Kjisik
  • State Award for Film: Zaida Bergroth
  • State Award for Visual Art: Sasha Huber
  • State Award for Cartoons: Kati Rapia
  • State Award for Photography: Susanna Majuri

 

The Minister of European Affairs, Culture and Sport, Sampo Terho, awarded the prizes at the 50th Anniversary of Arts Councils in Taike-Gaala, Helsinki. "Art renews society, and creates experiences and economic growth," Terho said. "State awards are one way to respect the creativity that artists produce."

Photo: Rasmus Hartikainen/ Arts Promotion Centre Finland

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