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Honorary Decoration for Wojciech Kilar for His Services to the Silesian Voivodship

2004-12-22

The ceremony of the presentation of the annual Awards of the President of the Voivodship took place on 14 December at the Silesian Opera in Bytom.

The annual Awards of the President of the Silesian Voivodship in the Domain of Culture as well as the Honorary Decorations for Services to the Silesian Voivodship were presented on 14 December at the Silesian Opera in Bytom. A solemn opening of the Concert Hall, restored after a fire, had preceded the presentation of the awards.

The Honorary Decorations for the Services to the Silesian Voivodship were received by: Wojciech Kilar, the composer, Andrzej Kalinin, the prose writer, journalist and literary and theatrical critic, Kazimierz Kutz, the film director, Henryk Konwiński, the choreographer and director at the Silesian Opera, Jacek Łumiński, the principal and artistic director of the Silesian Dance Theatre in Bytom, Dariusz Miłkowski, the Director of the Variety Theatre in Chorzów, Jerzy Moskal, the deputy director (dealing with the Centre of the Polish Stage-scenery) of the Silesian Museum, Adam Pastuch, the director of the "Silesia" Song and Dance Ensemble and Lech Szaraniec, the director of the Silesian Museum.

The winners of the Prizes in the Domain of Culture included: Józef Świder (artistic award for the achievements in the field of composition), Marcin Dylla (Prize for the Young Composers for outstanding achievements in the domain of music) and the Silesian Quartet.

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