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Miloud Guiderk awarded by the Norwegian Cultural Council

Miloud Guiderk, a Moroccan concert organizer living in Norway, awarded by the Norwegian Cultural Council./Ph. DR
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The Norwegian Cultural Council awarded on Wednesday, 20th of September, Miloud Guiderk. The Moroccan national received the 2017 Honor Prize for contributing to the promotion of the cultural and artistic life in the European country.

«Miloud Guiderk was granted the Honor award for his commitment and authentic work in the field as a concert organizer operating for more than 40 years», said a statement of the Norwegian Ministry of Culture published on the Council’s official website.

The prize is 600,000 Norwegian Krone (about 700,000 dirhams), that has been granted annually since 1968 to people residing in the Scandinavian kingdom who contribute to the development of art and culture in Norway.

«The contribution of Miloud Guiderk is a driving force that has deeply marked the Norwegian cultural life», said Tone Hansen, President of the Council, quoted in the statement.

«Over the past 25 years, he has made the cosmopolitan scene an arena of great artistic quality, while offering different voices to the Norwegian public,» added the Council.

In a statement, Guiderk said he was «surprised» by this award, which is a «recognition» of the efforts he made for years serving art and culture.

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