During the Amsterdam Fringe Festival 4 awards are being handed out.
Amsterdam Fringe Jury Awards
Since 2008 every year on the final day of the festival the winners of the Amsterdam Fringe Festival Awards are announced.
The winner of the Dioraphte Amsterdam Fringe award is chosen by an international jury. Visitors of the Amsterdam Fringe Festival choose the audience award. You can only vote once for the same show, but you can vote for multiple shows. The mini review you send is automatically shown on the Fringe website.
There are several awards, the jury hands out the Amsterdam Fringe Silver award, the Amsterdam Fringe Bronze award, a prize for the Best international Performance (gold, silver and bronze), de Audience award and sine 2013, de Directors Choice award. This last award makes the connection between the Amsterdam Fringe Festival and the Dutch Theater Festival, the winner is awarded with an opportunity to perform at the prestigieus Dutch Theater Festival.
Dutch tour: Best of Fringe
The top three (winner of the Dioraphte Amsterdam Fringe award, Amsterdam Fringe Silver award and the Amsterdam Fringe Bronze award) tours the Netherlands – as a result of their prize. This year marks the first time the Best International performance also joins the tour.
Tour dates 2017
Rotterdam | Theater Walhalla | 23 March 2017
Arnhem | Generale Oost | 3 April 2017
Den Haag | Theater aan het Spui | 5 April 2017
Utrecht | Theater Kikker | 18 & 19 April 2017
Amsterdam | Theater Bellevue | 24 April 2017
First price, an international tour
The show awarded with the Dioraphte Amsterdam Fringe award will perform at at least two foreign Fringe Festivals. Since 2008 the winners have performed at Praag Fringe ,Grahamstown Fringe (Zuid Afrika), Fringe NYC, Perth Fringe , Acco Festival , Edinburgh Fringe, Stockholm Fringe and in 2017 the winning show will travel to Brighton Fringe and Grahamstown Fringe (South Africa)
Winners of 2016
Macho Macho | Igor Vrebac
COLLAPS | Karlijn Hamer
EFES | Nicole Feertruida & Cherish Menzo
Kluster | Elias Vandenbroucke & Gode Kempen
The winners of the Diorapthe Amsterdam Fringe award since 2008:
2016 – Macho Macho – Igor Vrebac
2015 – F U T U R I S T S – F U T U R I S T S
2014 – Pand 7090 – 7090
2013 – De Bevrijding van Boos Mannetje – Sjoerd Meijer
2012 – Florence Foster Jenkins – De Koude Kermis
2011 – Bye Bye World – Gehring & Ketelaars
2010 – Life is too good to be true – Het Geluid Maastricht
2009 – Papadag – Bert Hana
2008 – De Huilende Kers – Maarten Heijmans & Ian Bok