Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary to award prizes at Nordic awards ceremony

21.10.21 | News
Kronprinsessan Mary
Stine Heilmann
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary will award the 2021 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize at the Nordic Council awards ceremony on 2 November at Skuespilhuset in Copenhagen. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary are both participating in the event, which can be watched live throughout the Nordic Region.

The Nordic Council’s five prizes will be awarded during a live ceremony at Skuespilhuset in Copenhagen on 2 November. The Danish delegation to the Nordic Council is hosting this year’s awards ceremony, hosted by actor Jakob Oftebro. 

Singer Tina Dickow, a cappella choir Vocal Line, Helgi Jónsson, Mathias Heise Trio, and the DR Girls’ Choir will all feature in the ceremony.

The other prizes will be awarded by actor David Dencik, previous environment prize winner Selina Juul, composer Phillip Faber, and the heads of government of Greenland and the Faroe Islands, Múte B. Egede and Bárður á Steig Nielsen. 

The awards ceremony can be watched throughout the Nordic Region

Everyone in the Nordic Region will be able to watch the live broadcast announcing the winners of the Nordic Council’s prizes for children and young people’s literature, film, literature, the environment, and music.

The awards ceremony is being produced by DR and will be broadcast at 20:00 (CET) on DR 2 and via livestream at www.dr.dk to enjoy throughout the Nordic Region. Norway’s NRK, Sweden’s SVT, and Finland’s Yle will also broadcast the ceremony live, while Iceland’s RÚV will broadcast the show on 3 November. Check your national television listings for details.


The Nordic Council prizes are being awarded in conjunction with the 73rd Session of the Nordic Council in Copenhagen, which takes place from 1 to 4 November.

Media contact:

Nordic Council, Elisabet Skylare, +45 21 71 71 27 , elisky@norden.org

The Royal House’s Communications Department, Frederik Linde, fnl@kongehuset.dk