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June 5, 2006

Larcenet Wins VPRO Grand Prix


Manu Larcenet was awarded the VPRO Grand Prix given to the best active international comix artist every two years at the opening of the Stripdagen Haarlem comix festival. The award comes with a 2000 Euro ($2000 USD) cash award and an invitation to curate an exhibition at the next festival in 2008.

Floor de Goede won the VPRO Debut Prix in March.

The jury members were Jeanette Scheepers, Arco van Os, Tsjalling Venema, David Steenhuyse and Geert de Weyer.

This year's other nominees were Lax and Marjane Satrapi. Previous winners were Joe Sacco (2002) and Lewis Trondheim (2004).
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