DDF News — 20 Sep 2016
AN POST & DDF WIN AT ALLIANZ BUSINESS TO ARTS AWARDS!
Congratulations to An Post on scooping two Allianz Business to Arts awards at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for their exceptional programme of arts commissioning and investment in 2016, including Dublin Dance Festival's 'Embodied' at the GPO last April! We are thrilled for the stellar An Post team, headed up by Barney Whelan and Anna McHugh together with the curators of the GPO Witness History 2016 Commissions Programme, Ruairí Ó Cuív & Valerie Connor. Well done to the Embodied team and all An Post's 2016 partners and collaborators.
Jim McNaughton Perpetual Award for Best Commissioning Practice
Winner: An Post for ‘GPO Witness History 2016 Commissions Programme’ & An Post & Barbara Knezevic – 'They are of us all'
Judges’ Special Recognition Award for Portfolio of Investment
Winner: An Post – for their partnerships with, Carlow Arts Festival, Stoney Road Press, Fishamble: The New Play Company, Barbara Knezevic, Dublin Dance Festival, Stormy Petrel, Ruairí Ó Cuív & Valerie Connor, GPO Witness History, and Philatelic Advisory Committee