About award


At the first festival “Open Paderewski” Polish-Ukrainian Foundation of Ignacy Jan Paderewski established an award for significant contribution to Polish-Ukrainian unity.

The form of the award is a bronze statuette, the sculpture of patron of festival.

The Author figurines is recognized in Poland and abroad sculptor Andrzej Renes, whose works are exhibited in numerous international exhibitions and in private collections. He`s the author of next Polish prestigious awards statues: Awards named Sergio Vieira de Mello, the best athlete of the year and the most outstanding figures of television (“Victor”).