Songs That Changed The World | Free Word

7 December 2018
18:30 - 21:00

Presented by:
Nobel Peace Center and Øya Festival


A talk and mini concert about a song that changed the world.

The Nobel Peace Center is proud to present, for the first time outside of Norway, Songs that Changed the World. This is a one-of-a-kind event where a young and outspoken Norwegian musician interprets and performs a song that they believe has changed the world. For this event, up-and-coming R&B musician MYRA will pick a song to set the tone for a conversation about music and freedom of speech.

This event will be part of the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree celebrations. The Norwegian Christmas Tree is given in gratitude for British help and friendship during the Second World War.

7 December 2018
18:30 - 21:00

Free Word

Nobel Peace Center and Øya Festival



Up-and-coming Norwegian Rapper

MYRA is an up-and-coming Rapper, from Bergen, Norway. With her hushed, effortless rapping and playful lyrical style, MYRA has established herself as one of the hottest emerging talents on the Norwegian rap scene. MYRA’s voice has an inherent coolness that alternates between putting you in your place and charming you.

Asbjørn Slettemark

Norwegian Music Journalist

Asbjørn is a well known Norwegian music journalist. He hosted the Norwegian music television programme, Lydverket, from 2002 to 2014.

Toril Rokseth

Director of Education at the Nobel Peace Center

Toril leads a team of educators responsible for engaging visitors at the Nobel Peace Center.



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