About The Award

During the Hans Christian Andersen festival in Odense, a total of six awards is given, including The Nightingale as the main award.
The award consists of 400,000 kr. and a statue made by the Chinese artist Yue Minjun.



  • Art historian Bente Scavenius
  • Professor Johs. Nørregaard Frandsen
  • Director of KVINFO Elisabeth Møller Jensen

    Award winners

    • 2013: Yue Minjun