The Aydın Doğan Foundation organized an award under the name of its owner, Aydın Doğan in 1996 in order to encourage creatives in cultural, artistic, literary and scientific areas in our country, and reward them for their work.
The Aydın Doğan Award is granted annually to high-achieving individuals in their respective areas. The Board of the Foundation meticulously determines the sections for the awards and ensures that the selection committees include the most proficient individuals of the said area, who pay great attention to objectivity in their decision-making.
Since its establishment, the Aydın Doğan Foundation has annually rewarded people who have contributed to their country, to the world and to humanity, and who are the most prestigious, well-known individuals at the height of their careers in different areas such as culture, the arts, literature and science.
The Aydın Doğan Awards aim to contribute to enhancing Turkish people’s culture and quality of life, and are considered among Turkey's most prestigious awards.
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