/25. March 2012/
Arnošt Lustig Award goes to bishop Václav Malý
The Prague bishop Václav Malý is the first laureate of the Arnošt Lustig Award established in honour of the writer by the Czech-Israeli Chamber of Commerce.
The fifteen-member commitee selected Malý out of ten leading Czech personalities, extolling his human qualities and values. The prize will be awarded each year mirroring the values embodied by Lustig. The nominees must be Czech residents and active in the Czech Republic. The winner of the award should epitomize such traits as courage, humanness and justice.