National memorial event in Oslo Spektrum
The event will mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the government offices and Utøya on 22nd of July 2011.
Skrevet av Kristiane Lunde 19.07.2021
A national memorial event will take place in Oslo at the concert venue Oslo Spektrum on Thursday the 22nd of July. The event will include speeches, reading of the names and various cultural performances. His Majesty King Harald will give the main address. Other speakers are Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Støre, and Workers’ Youth League leader Astrid. W. E. Hoem.
The following artists will play during the event: Highasakite, Marja Mortensson and Trygve Seim, Stig Brenner, Marthe Wang with dancers from Kilden Theater and Concert Hall in Kristiansand, Nils Petter Molvær, Dagny, Sofie Frost, Odd Nordstoga with Sol Heilo , Tuva Syvertsen, Erlend Ropstad, Bernhoft, Åge Aleksandersen and the Gospel Choir Safari, as well as Musti, Hkeem and Fay Wildhagen. In addition, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation will contribute to several of the features.
The event will be broadcast live on NRK1 and will be led by the host Rima Iraki.
Members of the Royal Family, the Parliament and the Prime Minister will be in attendance.
Organiser: The Norwegian Government (Department for Culture, Business Relations and Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs)