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Hans van Manen is awarded the VSCD Oeuvre award

7 October 2017


Hans van Manen appointed as Commandeur des Arts et Lettres

4 July 2017



Hans van Manen was appointed by the French Ministry of Culture as Commander of Arts et Lettres. Hans van Manen thereby receives the highest possible state distinction in the field of art and literature in France. The award is awarded to persons who have distinguished themselves by their artistic creativity and contributed to the influence of art in France or worldwide.

Hans van Manen is awarded the award at the Montpellier Dancing Festival on 4 July 2017 where The Dutch National Ballet performs work by Van Manen. Brigitte Lefèvre, director of the Festival de Cannes de Cannes and former director of the Paris Opera ballet, awarded the award to Van Manen, including in the presence of Minister Jet Bussemaker of Education, Culture and Science.

Grand Prix a la Carriere for Hans van Manen

31 July 2016

Hans van Manen was awarded the Prix à la Carrière. This Prize is given out to nominees by the jury which is made up of some of the world’s most famous dance critics and specialists, all of whom contributors to BALLET2000.

The Prix à la Carrière (Lifetime Achievement Prize) goes to a celebrity who has had an extraordinarily significant career. At the occasion of the 'Grand Prix à la Carrière' in Cannes on 31 July 2016 it was given to Hans van Manen, whose vast and varied oeuvre, rigorous and open at the same time, has had a deep influence on European modern ballet during recent decades.

Works of Van Manen selected for The Golden Mask

31 March 2015



The famous Mariinsky Theater has been selected for the festival The Golden Mask, a Russian theatre festival established in 1994 by the Theatre Union of Russia. The Russian ballet company will perform a full evening Hans van Manen; the programme has been nominated for the award in the category 'ballet'. The award is given to productions in all genres of theatre art: drama, opera, ballet, operetta and musical, and puppet theatre. It presents the most significant performances from all over Russia in Moscow in the spring of each year. The president of the award is Russian actor Georgi Taratorkin.