Nation of Sanctuary Awards, 2023. Nominations OPEN!

After a very successful inaugural Nation of Sanctuary Awards in 2019, they are returning on Wednesday 29th March 2023 at Cardiff City Hall. The Nation of Sanctuary Awards are a celebration of the contributions of sanctuary seekers in the arts, languages, business, and volunteers from all across Wales.

This year we will be hosting the following awards:

  1. English Learner Award
  2. Welsh Language Learner Award
  3. Woman of the Year Award
  4. Volunteer of the Year Award
  5. Contribution to the Arts Award
  6. Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
  7. Refugee Sportsperson of the Year
  8. Leader of the Future Award
  9. Nation of Sanctuary Award

We are excited to announce that the nominations for the awards 2023 are opening on January 13, 2023. 

You can find the nomination criteria (and other important information) can be found here: NOMINATION CRITERIA 

You can find the nomination from here: https://forms.office.com/e/qnxgEi0XDW

The deadline for submitting your nomination is on Monday 13, February (this has been extended a week) 


 

 

 

 

We are delighted to announce that our Headline Sponsor for the Sanctuary Awards 2023, is PwC.

We have also received funding from Welsh Government, National Lottery and Cardiff Council to enable this event to happen.

Our Award Sponsors are as follows …

  • English Learner Award (Open University Wales)
  • Welsh Language Learner Award (Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg)
  • Woman of the Year Award (Admiral)
  • Volunteer of the Year Award (Wales and West Housing)
  • Contribution to the Arts Award (SPONSOR NEEDED)
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit Award (IKEA)
  • Refugee Sportsperson of the Year (Welsh Rugby Union)
  • Leader of the Future Award (Open University Wales)
  • Nation of Sanctuary Award (Cardiff University)