This year it the 50th anniversary of the Nordic Council Music Prize.
I have been the danish representative in the jury for the last four years, and therefore this year is my last as jury member. It has been a fantastic adventure to be part of this – especially the nomination process has been exiting, but also the meetings with the other jury members and the celebration of the nominees.
In this picture, I have the honor to stand next to the two danish nominees 2015: Michala Petri (Recorder player) and HVAD (electronic artist). Two very special artists who make the world a more beautiful and wilder place. We are at Hljómsskálin, the first concert house built in Reykjavik, Iceland October 26th.
Here, I am giving a speak on behalf of the jury (as I was the chair of the jury this year) at the celebration of the 50th anniversary: