Prize Winners 2020
© Rodrigo Buas
77 out of the 84 initially selected candidates have participated in the competition week and 21 of them reached the Finals that took place on Saturday in front of a full house at the Auditorium Stravinski in Montreux (2m2c).
At the end of the Finals, the jury, presided this year by the Director of the Ballet Teatro alla Scala in Milan and Prize Winner of the Prix de Lausanne 1977, Frédéric Olivieri, selected 8 Prize Winners. Thanks to their scholarships, these 8 promising dancers will have the opportunity to enter one of the prestigious partner schools and companies of the Prix de Lausanne.
The 8 Prix de Lausanne 2020 Scholarship Prize Winners are:
- OAK FOUNDATION
406 – Marco MASCIARI – Italy
- BOURSE JEUNE ESPOIR
102 – Ava ARBUCKLE – United States
- ANONYMOUS DONOUR
407 – João Vitor SANTANA – Brazil
- EMILE CHOURIET
307 – Lin ZHANG – China
- FONDATION COROMANDEL
112 – Chaeyeon KANG – South Korea
- FONDATION ALBERT AMON
421 – Matei HOLELEU – Romania
- FONDATION CARIS – JEUNE ESPOIR
203 – Vitor Augusto VAZ – Brazil
- CHINA NOBLENESS
312 – Yuyan WANG – China
Best Young Talent Award: 102 – Ava ARBUCKLE – United States
Contemporary Dance Award: 406 – Marco MASCIARI – Italy
Best Swiss Candidate Award: 421 – Matei HOLELEU – Romania
Web Audience Favourite Award: 312 – Yuyan WANG – China
Audience Favourite Award: 316 – Catarina PIRES – Portugal
Finalists Award: the Finalists who have not been awarded any scholarship will each receive CHF 1,000.-, offered by Bobst.
☞ Watch the photo album of the 2020 Prize Winners!