The Paszporty Polityki 2013 awards were presented on January 14 at a gala held at the Teatr Wielki-National Opera in Warsaw.
Paszporty Polityki 2013 Winners, photo. Mateusz Jagielski / East News
The recipients were Dawid Ogrodnik, Jolanta Janiczak & Wiktor Rubin, Ziemowit Szczerek, Aneta Grzeszykowska, Apollon Musagète Quartett, and Marcin Masecki. A special award was also given to Tomasz Stańko under the category "Creator of Culture".
The annual culture award Paszporty Polityki grants symbolic passports which open international doors in each recipient's career. The winners are chosen by the most well versed critics of each of the evaluated fields.
Awards are given in 6 categories: film, theatre, visual arts, classical music, popular music, and literature. Here are the portraits of the winners:
Dawid Ogrodnik, credit: Forum
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Ziemowit Szczerek, credit: courtesy of the author
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Marcin Masecki, credit: Tomasz Dubiel
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Apollon Musagète Quartett
Apollon Musagète Quartett, photo credit: Marco Broggreve
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Aneta Grzeszykowska, photo credit: Marek Krzyżanek / Medium
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Jolanta Janiczak & Wiktor Rubin
Jolanta Janiczak and Wiktor Rubin, credit. Leszek Zych
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CREATOR OF CULTURE
Tomasz Stańko playing solo, credit. Marek Dusza
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See full list of nominees here.