Ibsen Scholarships 2017

Presentation of 2017 Ibsen Scholarship winning projects.


The International Ibsen Scholarships was initiated by the Norwegian Government in 2007 and are awarded innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen.

The Ibsen Scholarships are awarded biennially and the total amount under the Scholarship program is NOK 2.000.000,-.

The jury has for 2017 evaluated 88 applications from 43 countries. 

This year’s winning projects are: 

Nauuni. Enemies of the Wayuu Nation
by Jayeechi Cultural Corporation from Colombia.

Nora questions patriarchy in Bengal
by Jana Sanskriti from India.

by Rafika Chawishe from Greece. 

The Vikings of Helgeland
by Marie Nikazm Bakken and Fredrik Floen from Norway/Sweden.

An Enemy in the Doll’s House – The invisible voice and the voice of the invisible
by Camila Bauer from Brazil.