You have entered the site of the Prix du Québec,
the most prestigious award attributed by the Government of
Québec in all fields of culture and science.
The Prix du Québec have existed in their current
form since 1977. Each year, the government attributes six
such awards in the cultural field and five in the scientific
field. The purpose of this tribute is to recognize the career
of women and men who have demonstrated a passion for their
calling. Individuals who have stood out by their creative
or innovative spirit and whose work has contributed to the
influence of Québec around the world and to the evolution
of Québec society in their respective fields.
We invite you to take a few minutes to visit the various
sections of this site.
Mot des ministres
(Word from the ministers) : In this section you will
find a joint word of welcome from the two departments responsible
for the Prix du Québec.
Salle de presse
(Pressroom) : This section is intended for media representatives
in particular. It offers access to the latest press releases
issued concerning the Prix du Québec. Various
versions of the new logo are available in this section.
(Ceremony) : Are you curious about the Prix du Québec
ceremony? Visit this section and you will find a picture taken
during the most recent ceremony.
(History) : The Government of Québec has long sought
to recognize the contribution made by women and men of distinctive
talent who have marked their era and who have allowed society
to make major progress. To learn more about the awards offered
by the Government of Québec, visit this section. People
who are in a rush can consult the historical summary, whereas
those who are more curious can read the complete history that
is more than 30 pages long.
13 Prix du Québec (The 13 Prix
du Québec) : Who are the persons who have given
their name to the 13 Prix du Québec? To find
out, consult this section.
et lauréats (Award-winners) : Each year,
13 persons join the select group of Prix du Québec
winners. Discover the most recent award-winners in this section.
(Medals) : This section enables you to learn more about
the medal issued to each award-winner. The competition and
the specifications for the creation of the medal also appear
in this section in the course of the year.
en candidature (Nomination) : Discover the
procedures that should be followed when nominating someone
for the Prix du Québec.
(Research) : Learn about the background of the winners
of the Prix du Québec by consulting their biography.
This is a section you won't want to miss.
It also contains a description of the medals, their creators
and the year the medals were made.
You now know more about the contents of this site. We invite
you to continue your visit in French and to
submit your comments.
Enjoy your visit!