The Prince of Viana Prize for Culture is awarded annually by the Government of Navarre, recognising the achievements of a prominent figure or entity in the fields of literary creation, the plastic and performing arts, architecture and scientific and technical research. This Prize was set up in 1990 and since its fourth edition in 1993 it has been presented by HRH, Don Felipe de Borbón, the Prince of Asturias and Viana. The recipient must accept this prize at an official ceremony that will take place in Navarre (Spain).
Nominations may be proposed by members of the Navarre Council of Culture and public institutions from any country (governments, ministries, town or county councils, universities, academies, research centres, embassies, consulates, etc.) as well as by legally constituted educational, cultural and social institutions and NGOs from any country, and by any dignitaries invited by the organisation and members of the Jury Panel.