Asahi Prize
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Asahi Prize
Asahi Prize
Awarded forAchievement in science or arts that has made a great contribution to culture or society
Presented byAsahi shimbun and Asahi Shimbun Foundation
First awarded1929

The Asahi Prize (, Asahi Sh?), established in 1929, is an award presented by the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun Foundation to honor individuals and groups that have made outstanding accomplishments in the fields of arts and academics and have greatly contributed to the development and progress of Japanese culture and society at large.[1]

The Asahi Prize was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Asahi Shimbun. It is recognized today as one of the most authoritative private awards.[2]

Prize winners

Past prize winners include the following.[1]




  1. ^ a b "The Asahi Prize". Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Award". Archived from the original on 2014-02-04. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Japan Society Archived 2015-05-01 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ ?2008 (in Japanese). Tourism Section, Trading and Tourism Div., Industry Environment Dept., Sakaiminato City. Archived from the original on 2014-02-28. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Artist Yokoo, four others win 2011 Asahi Award". Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved .
  6. ^ a b c 2013 (PDF) (in Japanese). Retrieved .
  7. ^ "ISAS ? 2011?2" (PDF) (in Japanese). Retrieved .

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