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Karl Sczuka Prize 2019 Application

Invitation to submit works for the Karl Sczuka Prize 2019


The Karl Sczuka Prize for Works of Radio Art, established by the SWR in 1955, will be awarded this year for the 56th time. The invitation to submit works is public and the award consists of a main prize, endowed with 12.500 euros, and a support grant of 5.000 euros.

According to the regulations governing the prize, the award is made for “the best production of a work of radio art using musical material and structures in an acoustic performance”.

An independent jury, consisting of Christina Weiss (chair), Marcel Beyer, Julia Cloot, Michael Grote and Helmut Oehring, will select the prize winner.

The prize is open to authors, composers, directors and production teams.
They must submit their productions to the Südwestrundfunk in the form of a recording ready for broadcast together with the entry form (PDF) and the required documentation by 15 June 2019 via upload to Südwestrundfunk.
The producer can submit the entry on behalf of the originator.
If the first broadcast or publication on a sound storage medium or online has already taken place, its date must not lie before 1 June 2018.
Works not yet broadcast are also welcome.

The prize will be awarded on 20 October 2019 during the Donaueschingen Festival.

The regulations setting out all the conditions governing the submission of entries are available in German, English and French.

Sekretariat des Karl-Sczuka-Preises

76522 Baden-Baden
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Leitung: Ekkehard Skoruppa

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