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Award ceremony for the European Union Prize for Literature 2013

The 12 winners of the European Union Prize for Literature in 2013 will be celebrated and presented with their awards in a ceremony on 26 November in the presence of Ms Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

The award ceremony will take place in Concert Noble in Brussels on 26 November, in the presence of Commissioner Vassiliou and leading representatives of the worlds of literature, culture and politics.

The winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature, recognising the best emerging authors in Europe, were announced on 26 September at the Göteborg Book Fair, Sweden. This year's laureates come from 12 countries: Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Romania, Slovenia and Spain.

This prize aims at putting the spotlight on the creative and diverse wealth of Europe’s contemporary literature, promoting greater circulation of literature within Europe and interest in non-national literary works.