The European Science Fiction Society

14.IV.2013

Society

ESFS logoThe European Science Fiction Society is an international organisation of SF professionals and fans who are committed to promoting Science Fiction in Europe and European Science Fiction worldwide.

The organisation was founded at the first European Science Fiction Convention, Eurocon, which was held in 1972 in Trieste, Italy. Since that time, the organisation has organized European Science Fiction Conventions (Eurocons) at least every two years. The organisation also administrates the European SF Awards.
 
Site: http://esfs.info
 

Awards

The list of nominations in which ESFS Awards was awarded at Eurocon 2013 is given below.
 
Grand-Master
  • uk Terry Pratchett
  • uk Iain Banks
 
I. Hall of Fame:
Best Author
  • uk Mary Gentle
  • austria Andreas Gruber
  • france Michel Jeury
  • germany Anja Kuemmel
  • czech Frantisek Novotný
  • russia Vadim Panov
  • romania Liviu Radu
  • slovenia Miha Remec
  • bulgaria Nikolay Tellalov
  • italy Dario Tonani
  • ukraine Andriy Valentynov
 
Best Publisher
  • bulgaria Argus
  • russia Azbooka
  • uk Beccon Publications
  • italy Delos Books
  • france L'Atalante 
  • croatia Mentor
  • romania Millenium Books
  • austria Jürgen Schütz
  • ukraine Shiko
  • germany Ernst Wurdack
 
Best Artist
  • poland Tomasz Baginski
  • croatia Milivoj Ćeran
  • germany Martin Frei
  • france Manchu
  • romania Catalin Negrea
  • austria Johann Peterka
  • ukraine Nikolay Redka
  • bulgaria Plamen Semkov
  • russia Sergei Shikin
  • czech Jana Souflová
  • uk Anne Sudworth
 
Best Promoter of Science Fiction
  • hungary Istvan Burger
  • ukraine Gleb Gusakov
  • germany Michael Haitel
  • romania Michael Haulica
  • france Gérard Klein
  • austria Helmuth Mommers
  • bulgaria Kalin Nenov
  • russia Alexander Sidorovich
  • croatia Davor Šišović
  • italy Silvio Sosio
 
Best Magazine
  • ukraine 45th Meridian
  • italy Fantascienza.com
  • bulgaria FantAstika Almanac
  • france Fiction (new version)
  • germany Geek
  • romania Helion
  • portugal ISF
  • austria Quaber Merkur
  • spain Scifiworld
  • uk SFX
 
Best Translator
  • romania Stefan Ghidoveanu
  • bulgaria Svetlana Komogorova
  • czech Petr Kotrle
  • france Patrice and Viktoriya Lajoie
  • russia Kirill Pleshkov
  • germany Christiane Poehlmann
  • ukraine Vladyslav Rusanov
 
II. Spirit of Dedication
An artist
  • russia Kateryna Bachilo
  • croatia Filip Burburan
  • romania Mircea Oprita
  • france Pierre le Pivain
  • sweden Karin Tidbeck
  • austria Michael Marcus Thurner
 
Best dramatic presentation
 
Best Fanzine
  • russia Darker 
  • romania Gazeta SF 
  • france Géante rouge 
  • ukraine Fandango 
  • portugal Fénix
  • slovenia Jasubeg en Jered
  • bulgaria Sborishte na trubaduri
 
Best Website
  • france ActuSF 
  • bulgaria BG-Fantastika 
  • russia BVI archives 
  • slovenia drugotnost.si 
  • italy Fantascienza.com 
  • romania Europa SF 
  • germany perrypedia.proc.org 
  • ukraine Zoryana Fortetsya
 
III. Encouragement Awards
  • austria Stefan Cernohuby
  • russia Aleksandra Davydova
  • georgia Boris Georgiev
  • slovakia Lívia Hlavačková
  • russia Leonid Kaganov
  • byelarus Anton Lik
  • czech Julie Nováková
  • ukraine Oleh Silin
  • slovenia Martin Vavpotič
  • romania Ioana Visan
 
IV. Honorary Awards
  • ireland Harry Harrison, in memoriam
  • russia Boris Strugatsky, in memoriam