Awards & Medals in the name of H.C. Andersen

Since H.C. Andersen must be acknowledges as Denmark’s greatest writer – especially seen in light of his appreciation abroad – awards & medals given in his name are seen as prestigious. Some of the awards are given in context with his birthday April 2nd every year, some are given in context with H.C. Andersen festivals in Odense, and some are given in context with the institutions’ matters. Common for these awards, however, is that they honor the writer. In the menu item “Awards & Medals” are pieces of information about the different awards, medals and scholarships.