Erasmus Prize 2023 awarded to Trevor Noah
The Praemium Erasmianum foundation has awarded the Erasmus Prize 2023 to South-African comedian Trevor Noah. The theme of the Erasmus Prize this year is ‘In Praise of Folly’.
We look forward to hold a festive award ceremony and a varied programme of activities in the autumn of 2023.
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Diverse are the gifts of men of genius and many are the different kinds of ages. Let each one reveal the scope of his competence and let no one be envious of another who in keeping with his own ability and style tries to make a useful contribution to the education of allErasmus to
Jean de Carondelet
Basel 5th of January 1523
Stichting Praemium Erasmianum
Patron His Majesty the King
The Praemium Erasmianum is a cultural institution active in the fields of humanities, social sciences and the arts. It was founded in 1958 by Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands. The Foundation awards the annual Erasmus Prize and organises cultural and academic activities around the award ceremony. The Foundation is motivated by the cultural traditions of Europe and the ideas of Erasmus.More about the Erasmus Prize