ESFS Award Winners

The Eurocon Awards were presented in Kiev at this year’s Eurocon.

Hall of Fame:

  • Best Author: Andrei Valentinov (Ukraine)
  • Best Publisher: Shiko (Ukraine)
  • Best Artist: Nikolai Redka (Ukraine)
  • Best Promoter of Science Fiction: Istvan Burger (Hungary)
  • Best Magazine: SFX (UK)
  • Best Translator: Patrice and Viktoriya Lajoie (France)
  • Grand Master: Terry Pratchett (UK)
  • Grand Master: Iain Banks (UK)

Spirit of Dedication

  • Best Artist: Katerina Bachilo (Russia)
  • Best Dramatic Presentation: “Vash Vikhod” (Ваш выход – Your Move), “Raido” theatre (Ukraine)
  • Best Website: Europa SF: scifiportal.eu (Romania)
  • Best Fanzine: Fandango (Ukraine)

Encouragement Awards:

  • Stefan Cernohuby (Austria)
  • Ioana Visan (Romania)
  • Aleksandra Davydova (Russia)
  • Leonid Kaganov (Russia)
  • Livia Hlavackova (Slovakia)
  • Boris Georgiev (Georgia)
  • Julia Novakova (Czech Republic)
  • Oleg Silin (Ukraine)
  • Martin Vavpotic (Slovenia)
  • Anton Lik (Belarus)

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ESFS Elections

The European Science Fiction Society has announced its board of directors for the 2013-14 year. ESFS was founded at the first Eurocon in 1972 and holds the event. In addition, the ESFS administers the European SF Awards. The 2013 Eurocon took place this past weekend. The 2014 Eurocon will be held in Dublin a week before Worldcon.

  • Chair: Carolina Gomez Lagerlof (Sweden)
  • Vice-chair: Saija Kyllonen (Finland)
  • Treasurer: Vanja Kranjcevic (Croatia)
  • Secretary: Garreth Kavanaugh (Ireland)
  • Award Administrator: Bridget Wilkinson (UK)

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Eurocon Award Winners

The Eurocon Awards were presented in Zagreb at Kontakt, this year’s Eurocon, on April 29.

Hall of Fame:

  • Best Author: Ian McDonald (UK)
  • Best Publisher: Ailleurs et Demain (France)
  • Best Artist: Nela Dunato (Croatia)
  • Best Promoter of Science Fiction: The Science Fiction Encyclopedia Online team (UK)
  • Best Magazine: Galaxies (France)
  • Best Translator: Pavel Weigel (Czech Republic)
  • Best Website: Concatenation (UK)
  • Grand Master: Brian Aldiss (UK)
  • Honorary Award: Jean Giraud / Moebius (France)

Spirit of Dedication

  • Best Artist: Zdenko Basic (Croatia)
  • Best Dramatic Presentation: Divadelni spolek Kaspar (Czech Republic) for its adaptation of Daniel Keyes’s novella Flowers for Algernon
  • Best Fanzine: Eridan (Croatia)

Encouragement Awards:

  • Oliviu Crâznic (Romania)
  • Alexander Ruda (Ukraine)
  • Marki Istvan (Hungary)
  • Ilya Tyo (Russia)
  • Katarina Brbora (Croatia)
  • Rod Rees (UK)
  • Lucia Droppova (Slovakia)
  • January “Johnak” Kotouc (Czech Republic)

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