The ever-popular Linda Eide and Hans Olav Brenner will compere the star-studded prize gala to celebrate the best of cultural and environmental achievements in the Nordic Region this year. Performers will include the artists Susanne Sundfør, Dagny Norvoll Sandvik, Jan-Erik Gustafsson, the Opera Choir and the Norwegian Radio Orchestra.
The awards will be broadcast on all of the Nordic public service channels:
- Norway: NRK1, 30 October at 19:45 (Norwegian time)
- Finland: Yle “Areena”, 30 October at 20:45 (Finnish time)
- Denmark: DRK, 30 October at 20:00 (Danish time)
- Iceland: RUV, 30 October (to be updated)
- Faroe Islands: KVF, 30 October at 17:45 (Faroese time)
- Sweden: SVT “Kulturstudion”, 1 December at 21:30 (to be updated)
The winners will be awarded their DKK 350,000 prizes and statuettes by Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, author Gunilla Bergström, and composer Sofia Jernberg.
About the Nordic Council prizes
Every year, the Nordic Council awards five prizes to draw attention to Nordic literature, languages, music, and film, as well as innovative thinking in the field of the environment.
The nominations for the Nordic Council Prizes 2018 can be seen here
This article was originally published on Norden.org