Prof. Gesine Schwan and the Young Sound Forum of Central Europe at the awards ceremony of the 2006 European Youth Orchestra Prize. - © Kai Bienert

2006 European Youth Orchestra Prize

From the European Foundation for Culture "Pro Europa"

Berlin, 12 August 2006

The European Foundation for Culture “Pro Europa”
awards the 2006 European Youth Orchestra Prize to

The Young Sound Forum of Central Europe.

The European Foundation for Culture “Pro Europa” has the objective to initiate cultural and political impulses between the manifold European regions to contribute to cultural exchange and the formation of the European Identity.

In this spirit it is with great pleasure we award the 2006 European Youth Orchestra Prize to The Young Sound Forum of Central Europe in recognition of its exceptional commitment to international understanding and reconciliation between Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany – a commitment which is exemplary for cooperation in Europe.