The King presents the Prince Eugen medal

Motiv: The King with the recipients of the Prince Eugen medal. Photo: Toni Sica/Stella Pictures.
On Tuesday 16 November, The King presented the Prince Eugen medal.
The medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding artistic achievements.
This year's recipients are:
  • Craftswoman Erika Lagerbielke
  • Architect Hans Bäckström
  • Artist Claes Bäckström
  • Textile designer May Bente Aronsen (Norway)
  • Artist Matti Kujasalo

The Prince Eugen medal Opens in new window. was instituted by King Gustaf V in connection with Prince Eugen External link, opens in new window.'s 80th birthday in 1945.