The laureates of the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Art 2015 were announced on Thursday at the Ministry of Culture.
Dainius Gavenonis
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Six well-known artists have been awarded the prize. Four of them received awards for their work over the past 7 years; musicologist Jonas Ambrasas for his research on 20th-century Lithuanian music, musician Leopoldas Digrys for his renewal and development of the Lithuanian organ school, actor Dainius Gavenonis for his work with actors'speech in modern teater, and writer Giedra Radvilavičiūtė for her important societal analysis and essay texts. Sculptor Vladas Urbanavičius and graphic artist Janina Grasilda Zilyte received lifetime achievement awards.

The Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Art will be awarded by President Dalia Grybauskaite on 16 February, the Day of the Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania. The laureates will receive 30,400 Euros.

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