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02 June 2014 Minister of Culture attends Marianne & Sigvard Bernadotte Arts Award-distribution ceremony
Minister of Culture attends Marianne & Sigvard Bernadotte Arts Award-distribution ceremony

Members of the Swedish Royal Family, as well as others from the Gotha, attended the 2014 edition of the Bernadotte Art Awards at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm on 2 June 2014. Host Countess Marianne Bernadotte of Wisborg, the widow of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s uncle, the former Prince Sigvard, also used the gala to celebrate her upcoming 90th birthday. She arrived to the event with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. Other royal guests included Crown Princess Victoria, Empress Farah Pahlavi, Prince Alexander of Schaumburg-Lippe, the Duke of Anhalt and his daughter Julia, Prince Alexander of Saxony and H.E Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Culture.

Members of the Swedish Royal Family, as well as others from the Gotha, attended the 2014 edition of the Bernadotte Art Awards at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm on 2 June 2014. Host Countess Marianne Bernadotte of Wisborg, the widow of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s uncle, the former Prince Sigvard, also used the gala to celebrate her upcoming 90th birthday. She arrived to the event with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. Other royal guests included Crown Princess Victoria, Empress Farah Pahlavi, Prince Alexander of Schaumburg-Lippe, the Duke of Anhalt and his daughter Julia, Prince Alexander of Saxony and H.E Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Culture.

Established in 1982 to mark Sigvard Bernadotte’s seventy-fifth birthday, the Marianne and Sigvard Bernadotte Arts Fund awards grants each year to young scholars in music, theatre, design and art. The scholarships provide young artists with the opportunity to develop their talents at an early stage in their careers, many of whom have later become very successful. Marianne and Sigvard Bernadotte Arts Fund has so far awarded grants to over 150 artists in all fields.
During the gala, awards in five categories were presented to Tilda Lovell, Rimma Gotskosik, Shima Niavarani, Metinée Wongtrakoon and Leonard Kocic.

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