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News Afghanistan » Music: Metallica, Afghanistan National Institute of Music Named 2018 Polar Music Prize Laureates

News channel or source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8099522/metallica-afghanistan-national-institute-of-music-2018-polar-music-prize
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The seminal metal band Metallica and the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and its founder/director Dr. Ahmad Sarmast have been named the Laureates for the 2018 Polar Music Prize, to be presented by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on June 14.

News Afghanistan » Music: Metallica, Afghan Ensemble Win 2018 Polar Music Prize

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/entertainment/articles/2018-02-14/metallica-afghan-ensemble-win-2017-polar-music-prize
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — American heavy metal band Metallica and Afghanistan's National Institute of Music have won the 2018 Polar Music Prizes, a Swedish award. It is the first time a heavy metal band gets an award given each year for significant ...

News Afghanistan » Music: Metallica to Receive Polar Music Prize

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/metallica-to-receive-polar-music-prize/ar-BBJ6TTy
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Legendary heavy metal band Metallica has been named as laureate of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2018. The Swedish international award, which recognizes both contemporary and classical musicians each year, will also be awarded to the Afghanistan ...

News Afghanistan » Music: Afghan institute, Metallica win music's 'Nobel Prize'

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180214-afghan-institute-metallica-win-musics-nobel-prize
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

An Afghan music institute that has empowered girls in the war-torn country and metal pioneers Metallica on Wednesday shared the Polar Music Prize, often called music's Nobel. The laureates will each receive one million Swedish kronor (101,000 euros, $ ...

News Afghanistan » Music: Metallica Honored With Polar Music Prize In Sweden

News channel or source: https://www.pollstar.com/article/metallica-honored-with-polar-music-prize-in-sweden-134568
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

This year’s classical Polar Music Prize went to The Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and its director Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, who founded the institute in 2010 in Kabul, in response to the civil war’s destruction of Afghanistan’s centuries ...

News Afghanistan » Music: Afghan Ensemble, Metallica Share 2018 Polar Music Prize

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/afghan-national-institute-of-music-polar-music-prize-metallica/29039295.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Afghan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and its founder have won the 2018 Polar Music Prize, a Swedish award, in recognition of "how this inspirational organization has used the power of music to transform young people’s lives." The award panel ...

News Afghanistan » Music: Metallica, Afghan ensemble win 2018 Polar Music Prize

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/celebrities/article200001769.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

American heavy metal band Metallica and Afghanistan's National Institute of Music have won the 2018 Polar Music Prizes, a Swedish award. It is the first time a heavy metal band gets an award given each year for significant achievements in music. The award ...