Contemporary Dance Award
This award is offered by Minerva Kunststiftung to the finalist who, through the interpretation of his/her contemporary variation at the Finals, shows exceptional potential in the area of contemporary dance. The award consists in a free contemporary dance summer course, including travel and accomodation.
Best Young Talent Award
This award is offered to a finalist who shows exceptional artistry. It is offered by the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.
Best Swiss Candidate Award
This award is offered by an anonymous donor to the best Swiss finalist or resident that has been training in Switzerland for at least two years before the competition.
Audience Favourite Award
This award reflects the audience’s favourite candidate during the Finals. This award rewards the finalist having earned the most votes expressed by the audience the day of the Finals.
To vote, send the code PDL followed by the number of your favourite finalist to the number 939 (20 cents per SMS). Example: PDL 143
This service is only offered to people with Swiss mobile phones.
Web Audience Favourite Award
This award is attributed to the most voted candidate by the web spectators who watched the competition through the live streaming.
Vote online directly the day of the Finals.
The Finalists who have not been awarded any scholarship or apprenticeship will each receive CHF 1,000.- offered by Bobst.