Tagged: Award

Honorary Prize to Sami artist Mari Boine

The Arts Council of Norway’s honorary prize for 2009 has been awarded to Sami musical artist Mari Boine for her contributions to Norwegian cultural life. The Prize is worth NOK 500,000. “Boine is one...

Norway wins World Travel Awards

Hotel Continental was voted Norway’s leading hotel, while Clarion Hotel Royal Christiania was named Norway’s leading business hotel in Lisbon, Portugal on Oct. 17. The 16th World Travel Awards winners were voted on by travel professionals from all...

DNV wins global maritime award

DNV (Det Norske Veritas) was named best classification society globally by the maritime industry’s leading newspaper, Lloyd’s List, at their annual awards event held in London on September 8. Regional manager Ioannis Kourmatzis received...

Norwegian human rights prize given to Azerbajiani journalist

The Rafto Prize 2009 has been awarded to Azerbaijani journalist and human rights defender Malahat Nasibova from Naxçivan in Azerbaijan, for her courageous and unwavering struggle for a free and independent press. The Committee writes: Risking...

Order of St. Olav to Sami artist Mari Boine

The Norwegian Sami musician Mari Boine has been appointed Knight of 1. class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav, reports the BarentsObserver. His Majesty the King has in his evaluation emphasized Boine’s many-sidedness...

StatoilHydro nominates four artists for Art Award 2009

Four young artists – Ida Ekblad, Marius Engh, Anawana Haloba and Lars Laumann – have been nominated for the StatoilHydro art award 2009. The prize will be awarded in Oslo, Norway, in December. The StatoilHydro...

Max Manus nominated for 10 Amandas

  Jury President Åse Kleveland announced recently this year’s nominations for Amanda, the Norwegian film award, during a press conference in Oslo. As many as 24 Norwegian films have seen a theatrical release over...

Stargate: Rhythm & Soul Songwriters of the Year

  ASCAP’s 22nd Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards Honor Top Songwriters and Publishers of 2008. Stargate from Norway named “Rhythm & Soul Songwriters of the Year”. The American Society of Composers, Authors and...

Top honors to Hydro innovation

Japanese car maker Toyota has just presented its Global Technology & Development Award to Hydro – the Norwegian supplier of aluminium bumper beams to the world’s auto manufacturers. Hydro’s automotive structures plant in Holland,...