Ranald MacDonald Award

Friends of MacDonald • The Dutch Connection —a Cultural Public Benefit Organisation— tries to advance insight in relations between Asia, Europe and North America. Its major activity is to grant the Ranald MacDonald Award to work of a young writer or artist which sheds new light on those relations. The prize amounts to 5000 Euros and will be awarded every October 11.

In the left menu you may find general information about the foundation, in the right menu about Ranald MacDonald.

Everybody is invited to nominate suitable work for the award. In the left menu you will find under CALL FOR NOMINATIONS the link to a pdf-file with more information. Under CRITERIA you will find a description of the aspects of a nomination which will be judged. The board of the foundation is the jury of the prize.

The red dots on the world map at the top of this site specify important places in Ranald MacDonald’s life. Click the dots for additional information about those places. Behind the blue dot, Holland, you can find information about Holland’s indirect involvement with MacDonald’s sojourn in Japan.