Lirikonfest's zlát is a biannual international festival literary acknowledgment (awarded since 2008) for the most substantial essay on a contemporary European topic of Lirikonfest's roundtable. – The acknowledgment is exhibited with a deed and a commemorative plaque (work of academic sculptor Jurij Smole).
The international essay acknowledgment lirikonfest's zlát has so far been awarded to:
2008 – Mitja Čander (SI) and Meta Kušar (SI)
2012 – Manca Erzetič (SI)
2016 – Petra Koršič (SI)
It wasn't awarded in the biannual years 2010 and 2014.