Festival in Trollhättan, in a crowded auditorium, with some of classical music’s greatest stars onstage.
Cecilie Løken says:
I am really happy and proud to win this award. It shows that our help is really appreciated andmight inspire others. The money will be invested in my organization, Röda Hjärtat (Red Heart), where I know it will be useful to people in need.
MOTIVATION OF THE AWARD PANEL:
Cecilie Løken is a humanist and artist.
She combines these two great qualities as a gift to mankind.
In an era of suffering she uses her strengths and her gifts to give people on the run a better life.
By reaching out to the weary in the waters around the beaches of Lesbos.
By gathering her fellow musicians to form a help network.
By using her musical achievements to collect funds to take action.