A wonderful award night
What a fantastic evening! Yesterday’s ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, when Meg Rosoff received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016, was such a great experience. Beautiful speeches, brilliant music and wonderful atmosphere. These pictures taken by photographer Stefan Tell give you some highlights from the evening!
The sun was shining and the Stockholm Concert Hall was beautifully decorated.
Katti Hoflin was the compere of the night.
The Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy, Alice Bah Kuhnke, made the congratulatory speech.
Boel Westin, Chairman of the ALMA jury, read the jury’s citation.
Emotional moment when Meg Rosoff received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016.
Meg Rosoff made a very strong and beautiful acceptance speech.
Great music by Bo Kaspers Orkester.
Hamadi Khemiri read an exerpt from Meg Rosoff’s novel “What I was”.
Beautiful musical entertainment by Malena Ernman.
The Concert Hall was full.
Many people wanted to document the evening.
Evening sun when the ceremony was finished.