The Hans Reinhart Ring is considered the highest award in the theater life in Switzerland and has been awarded since 1957 by the Swiss Society for Theatre Culture ( SGTK ).
The ring is named after the patron Winterthur Hans Reinhart, who donated it in 1957. Ever since its foundation exhausted, wearing it the SGTK. A specially employed to jury consisting of five persons and is determined by the board of SGTK, issues the award. Only 1992 no ring has been assigned.