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Prizes and Awards

Band “Die Fantastischen Vier” receives Jacob-Grimm-Award

18 October, 2018:

This year, the renowned award goes to German-language rappers and hip-hop artists “Die Fantastischen Vier”, whose name means “The Fantastic Four” The “Fantas”, as they are also known, have been enjoying tremendous success and entertaining audiences since 1989. The campaign “Sprechen Sie lieber mit Ihrem Kind” (Why don’t you talk to your child?”) that hopes to sensitize parents to the needs of their children was recognized with the Initiative Award. The Institutional Award went to the Federal Office of Languages. Click here to read more about the honorees (in German).

 
Foundation

An Award for the Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung

24 September, 2018:

In the great room of the German Foreign Ministry building in Berlin, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov presented the awards for exemplary German-Russian collaboration projects. The German-Russian Forum provided the backdrop for the award ceremony, which concluded the German-Russian year of community and regional partnerships. The Eberhard-Schöck-Stiftung received an award for its German-Russian vocational student exchange projects. Roland Seiter, a member of our Board of Trustees, accepted the award on behalf of the foundation alongside our Russian partner, represented by Yuri Biktuganov, the Sverdlovsk Minister of Education.

 

Eberhard Schöck awarded the “Staufer Medal”

14 May, 2018:

On April 26, 2018, our founder had dual cause for celebration. Not only did he celebrate his 83rd birthday, he was also presented with the “Staufer Medal”, a special prize awarded by the Minister-President of the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. The medal was presented in appreciation of his entrepreneurial and social commitment.

We share his delight and want to congratulate Mr. Schoeck on this well-deserved honor.

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