In order to focus on the art form and honour dance artists Dance Information Norway has established an Honorary Award. The Honorary Award is comprised of the statuette ”Narren” by Nina Sundbye and a scholarship of 25 000 NOK
I The award was presented for the first time in 1995 and has the following criteria.
The Honorary Award is dealt out to a person that has done a remarkable effort:
• for the development of Norwegian dance
• for the art of dance
• for promoting the condition and position of the art form in Norway
List of award recipients here