Bosnian Azra Nuhefendic wins "Writing for CEE 2010"
Bosnian author Azra Nuhefendic is the winner of the European journalism prize "Writing for CEE 2010".
Bank Austria Student Initiative:
Opportunity to win EUR 500 at a midnight date with Austrofred
Students can win a "Midnight Date with Austrofred" and up to EUR 500. Everyone who registers for participation by 26 November on the website studenten.bankaustria.at has the possibility of a date which is remunerative but costs nothing.
Literaris 2010 Goes to Renata Šerelytė and Àkos Fodor
On Thursday, October 7, 2010, a joint press conference was held at the Frankfurt Book Fair to announce the winners of the Bank Austria Literaris 2010 award and present the (bilingual) books they published in Wieser Verlag's EditionZwei series.
2009 Horst Knapp Prize goes to Luise Ungerboeck and Franz Schellhorn
Two of the most distinguished daily newspaper journalists in Austria, Luise Ungerboeck and Franz Schellhorn, were conferred with the Horst Knapp Prize for their journalistic achievements over the past year at an awards ceremony yesterday evening.
First winner in the Madrid Final already set: UniCredit
This year's match in the UEFA Champions League Final, this Saturday in the Spanish capital, comes as a stroke of luck for UniCredit Group. Both finalists – FC Bayern München and FC Internazionale Milan – come from countries that are core domestic markets for the European group, with Germany being the second largest market behind Italy.
New initiatives strengthen the social profile of Bank Austria
In 2010, Bank Austria awards the "Best Start 2010" Sponsorship Award for a social project for the first time. With this initiative, Bank Austria intends to make an additional social contribution and, at the same time, support charitable initiatives, organisations, associations and other bodies in their effort to further social causes. The award will be given for projects focusing on children and adolescents or integration and migration.
With the new arts award in four categories, Bank Austria is a leading sponsor of the Austrian cultural scene
Bank Austria, one of the leading patrons of the arts in Austria, will begin its call for applications for the Bank Austria Arts Awards 2010 on 19 April 2010.
Bank Austria sets a new course for arts sponsorship
Bank Austria, one of the leading patrons of the arts in Austria, has been setting new standards on the Austrian art exhibition market for over 20 years with the Bank Austria Kunstforum. The sale of the property on Renngasse to René Benko's SIGNA Holding has allowed Bank Austria to gain an important new partner that will offer the Kunstforum a new home in an up-and-coming pedestrian zone.
Bank Austria donates EUR 70,000 to earthquake victims in Haiti
Nearly one week after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, employees of Bank Austria have already collected EUR 50,000 in the course of a fund-raising drive launched by UniCredit Group. This is the pleasing interim result after nearly one week since the fund-raising drive will continue until 28th February.