The King presents the Prince Eugen Medal

The King with artist Britta Marakatt-Labba, who received the Prince Eugen Medal during the ceremony at the Royal Palace.

The King with artist Britta Marakatt-Labba, who received the Prince Eugen Medal during the ceremony at the Royal Palace. Photo: Jonas Borg

The Prince Eugen Medal.

The Prince Eugen Medal. Photo: Jonas Borg

On Wednesday 25 August, The King presented the Prince Eugen Medal during a ceremony at the Royal Palace.

Since no ceremony was held last year due to the pandemic, the recipients from 2020 received their medals during the ceremony.

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

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The Queen presents a medal and diploma to Eero Koivisto.

The Queen presents a medal and diploma to Eero Koivisto. Photo: Jonas Borg

Medal winners for 2020

  • Architect Mårten Claesson
  • Architect Eero Koivisto
  • Artist Britta Marakatt-Labba
  • Artist Sirous Namazi
  • Architect Ola Rune
  • Artist Lea Porsager (Denmark)
  • Artist Tor Arne (Finland)

Sirous Namazi and Tor Arne were unable to attend the ceremony.

Britta Marakatt-Labba and Lea Porsager with their medals.

Britta Marakatt-Labba and Lea Porsager with their medals. Photo: Jonas Borg

Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune.

Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune. Photo: Jonas Borg

The Prince Eugen Medal.

The Prince Eugen Medal. Photo: Jonas Borg