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The 2006 UNESCO Digital Arts Award in association with the "Monaco Dance Forum"
 The 2006 UNESCO Digital Arts Award will be delivered on the occasion of the fourth edition of the "Monaco Dance Forum" (Monaco, 9-16 December 2006) with the ceremony to be held on 16 December at 17:30 in the presence of the Director-General of the UNESCO. 

  Monaco Jury members© UNESCO
The aim of this year’s award is to promote artistic digital creation in the field of dance and to reward the innovative works of young choreographers (or those created by groups of artists) in order to support the production and/or dissemination of the artworks.

The total amount of the Award is $10 000.

Around twenty works from young candidates have been short-listed by an international jury of the "Monaco Dance Forum". It is on this basis that the official jury of UNESCO, composed as listed below, will select one to two laureates following the criteria of artistic quality and relevance with regard to the technological proposition.

The jury

Présidente : H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover (UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador)

1. Angelin Preljocaj, choreographer, director of the Centre for Choreographic Development of Aix-en-Provence, Preljocaj Company (France)
2. Leonel Brum, coordinator of the Video Dance Circuit of Mercosur (Brazil)
3. Makoto Ishikawa, director of the Yokohama Foundation (Japan)
4. Sihen Beljoka, director of the Choreographic Meetings of Carthage, director of a cinema school and coordinator of a network of choreographic development on Africa (Tunisia)
5. Sylviane Diop, coordinator of Dak’Art Lab 2002 and 2004 (Senegal)

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