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The Icelandic Music Awards 2021 - many nominations connected to Hafnarborg

29. Mar 2021

Like Hafnarborg , Hafnarfjörður municipality wants to congratulate Guðrún Jóhanna Ólafsdóttir and Francisco Javier Jáuregui, the founders and directors of the Hafnarborg Songfest, on the nominations for The Icelandic Music Awards 2021, as the Hafnarborg Songfest has been nominated as “Music Event of the Year – Festivals” and Stuart Skelton‘s concert, The Modern Romantic, which took place at the Songfest, has been nominated as “Music Event of the Year – Concerts”, both in the field of classic and contemporary music.

See here the announcement from Hafnarborg on their webpage

Congratulations are also sent to Andrés Þór Gunnlaugsson, the artistic director of the Hafnarborg Afternoon Concert series, on the nomination of this new series as “Music Event of the Year – Concerts”, in the field of jazz and blues music, as well as congratulating Andrés Þór on his personal nomination as “Performer of the Year”, in the same field.

We would then like to congratulate all of the nominees, many of whom have performed at the Hafnarborg Songfest, at our Afternoon and Midday Concerts, as well as at the concert series Phonemes, and we would especially like to give our good wishes to violinist Halla Steinunn Stefánsdóttir, who is nominated as “Performer of the Year”, in the field of classic and contemporary music”, but Halla Steinunn played a special role in engaging with Davíð Brynjar Franzson's exhibition, An Urban Archive as an English Garden, on view at the museum last year.

Hafnarborg, artists and the staff there and all those who come to events, you enrich the programme of Hafnarborg with your music and your art and we express our gratitude to the judges and affiliates of The Icelandic Music Awards for the honour shown to the institution with the nominations.