Tagged: Mari Boine

Mari Boine, Sámi cultural ambassador

One of Norway’s top artists talks about music, language, and her indigenous heritage Julia Andersen New York Norway’s Sámi musician Mari Boine has risen from her humble Lappland beginnings to become one of the...

Government support to musicians doubles

In connection with the reorganization of the Norwegian Concert Institute’s public concerts, funds have been transferred from the Norwegian Concert Instutite to benefit programs for musicians and promoters under the Norwegian Arts Council. “Our...

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...

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...

Honorable Norwegian prize to Sami artist Mari Boine

The Norwegian Sami musician Mari Boine has been awarded Norway’s greatest mark of distinction for cultural work, the Anders Jahre Culture Prize, reports the Barents Observer. Mari Boine is Norway’s leading representative for “world...