The King presents the Prince Eugen Medal

On Monday 5 November, The King presented the Prince Eugen Medal during a ceremony at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

The Prince Eugen medal was instituted by King Gustaf Vopens in new window in connection with Prince Eugen'sopens in new window 80th birthday in 1945. The medal is awarded in recognition of outstanding artistic achievements.

The King with the medal winners in Princess Sibylla's Apartments. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

The King with the medal winners in Princess Sibylla's Apartments. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

This year's recipients were:

  • Textile artist Margareta Hallek
  • Artist Jarl Ingvarsson
  • Artist Mats Theselius
  • Architect Margrét Harðardóttir (Iceland)
  • Artist Tal R (Denmark, not present at the medal presentation)

Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

Find out more about the medal hereopens in new window.