The most viewed news web portal in the Czech Republic iDNES.cz announced results of a survey called "25 discoveries within 25 years" aiming to find the most crucial personalities and works of the post-communist culture: "After November 1989, in the period of overall expectations, a golden age of arts was predicted. The cultural enviroment has really changed ... but more important is whether new talents appeared and extraordinary works were created, that would be known also in twenty five years." Readres as well as editors and selected artists voted in the survey of iDNES.cz.
Magdalena was the only representative of classical music among the awarded twenty-five. Across all art categories she achieved the 19th place. "By the strength of her talent, intelligence and diligence she succeeded to conquer the international opera elite," the authors justified her nomination. Magdalena was awarded together with personalities such as Míla Fürstová, Petr Sís, Dan Bárta, Jan Balabán or Jan Svěrák, ensembles of Dejvice theatre or La Putyka, the Dancing House or the film Forgotten Light.