For some years now Nelly Vágó became a member of the great group of outstanding hungarian artists & costume designers who created unique and timeless works for theathers, opera houses and films in Eastern Europe. Nelly Vágó was the most acknowledged costume designer and named as the Grande Dame of Theater and Film spectacle.
Nelly Vágó received the most valuable art awards during her life, the historical drama film called Hanussen by István Szabó has been nominated on European & Cannes Film Festivals, Golden Globe & Oscar Academy Awards; Sindbad by Zoltán Huszárik became the most iconic art film of the Hungarian cinema; She has been honored also by the most prestigious cultural award in Hungary The Kossuth Prize.
1971 Gyula Krúdy Writer, Zoltán Huszárik Director
1972 István Örkény Writer, Károly Makk Director
The Turkish-headed spear
1973 Grandpierre Kolozsvári Writer, Éva Zsurzs Director,
Singing on the Treadmill (Bástyasétány ’74)
1974 Gyula Gazdag Director
1974 Béla Balázs Writer, János Rózsa Director
141 minutes of unfinished sentences
1975 Tibor Déry Writer, Zoltán Fábri Director,
1976 János Rózsa Writer & Director
1979 István Kardos Writer, János Rózsa Director
1988 István Szabó Director
1973 Éva Zsurzs Director
1974 László Gyurkó Writer, Miklós Szinetár Director
1977 Eugene Scribe Writer, László Félix Director
Hong Kong Wig
1979 Károly Szakonyi, István Illés
1979 Sándor Weöres Writer, Ádám Horváth Director
1980 Gyula Illyés Writer, László Vámos Director
While love is new
1986 Zsigmond Móricz Writer, Sándor G. Szőnyi Director
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The commemorative medal is given every year to a costume designer who complies the following requirements and represents outstanding professional performance:
Diploma of a Fine Art University
Professional drawing & sophisticated design skills
Ability of choosing the suitable textiles for the costume designs
Active participation of the creation process
Nelly Vágó has been showed a behavioral example during her life.
Her good nature, humility of the profession and her intelligence represents an example to follow.