During the Amsterdam Fringe Festival 5 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. There are several awards, the jury hands out: the Amsterdam Fringe Gold Award, the Amsterdam Fringe Silver Award, the Amsterdam Fringe Bronze Award, a prize for the Best international Performance and the The Grand Audience Award.
Dutch tour: Best of Fringe
The winners of the Amsterdam Fringe Awards (Gold/Silver/Bronze) are chosen by an international jury. They will win a spot at the Best of Fringe Tour, which will take place again in spring 2018 in The Netherlands. In order to win this price the show must be Dutch based and able to travel.
First price: an international tour
The show awarded with the Amsterdam Fringe Gold Award will receive a cheque of € 5.000 to spend on an international tour, performing at foreign Fringe Festivals. Since 2008 the winners have performed at Praag Fringe, Grahamstown Fringe (South Afrika), Fringe NYC, Perth Fringe , Acco Festival , Edinburgh Fringe, Stockholm Fringe and in 2017 the winning show has traveled to Brighton Fringe and Grahamstown Fringe (South Africa).
The Grand Audience Award
Visitors of the Amsterdam Fringe Festival choose the winner of the The Grand Audience Award. You can learn how to vote here. The winner will be pampered with one night for two at Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam.
Winners of 2017
- My Father Held A Gun – Sahand Sahebdivani, Raphael Rodan, Guillermo Celano & Iman Spaargaren (winner Fringe Gold Award 2017)
- Don’t Worry Be Yoncé – performance kollektiv Pony Camp (winner Fringe Silver Award 2017 & Audience Award 2017)
- De Gendermonologen – MACABRE (winner Fringe Bronze Award 2017)
- De Fuut – Bastiaan Vandendriessche (winner Best International Performance Fringe 2017)
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