Jozef Kroner Awards
The Jozef Kroner Association was founded by twenty important Slovak personalities shortly after the death of unforgettable Slovak actor Jozef Kroner. Its objective is to commemorate the acting and human message of this legendary actor. One of the most important activities of the association is the annual presentation of the Jozef Kroner Awards, which is executed in collaboration with the National Educational Centre and the Kysuce Cultural Foundation.
The Jozef Kroner Awards are presented annually in two categories – for the life achievement and for the most notable acting achievement in theatre, film, radio and TV art of the previous year. The holders of this award for the life achievement are: Ladislav Chudík, Andrej Mojžiš, Jozef Dóczy, Milan Sládek, Karol L. Zachar, Elo Romančík, Leopold Haverl, Božidara Turzonovová. The mot notable acting achievement went to Emília Vášáryová, Emil Horváth, Marián Geišberg, Eva Krížiková, Milan Kiš, Juraj Vojtek st., Vladimír Rohoň, Samuel Spišák.