Entertainment Afghan institute, Metallica win music's 'Nobel Prize'

16:11  14 february  2018
16:11  14 february  2018 Source:   afp.com

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James Hetfield of Metallica performs in concert at Palau Sant Jordi on February 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.© Getty Images James Hetfield of Metallica performs in concert at Palau Sant Jordi on February 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.

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, $125,000) at a televised gala in Stockholm on June 14 in the presence of King Carl XVI Gustaf.

The Afghan National Institute of Music was honoured along with its founder, Ahmad Sarmast, who started the school in 2010 in a rare coeducational initiative in the war-torn country.

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STOCKHOLM: 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 . 1996-2001 Taliban regime, said he was "very excited, honoured and privileged" to win the prize .

An Afghan music institute that has empowered girls in the war-torn country and metal pioneers Metallica Wednesday shared the Polar Music Prize , often called music ' s Nobel . Sarmast said he was "very excited, honored and privileged" to win the prize . "We believe that our two recipients

The institute, which teaches both Afghan and Western music, helped generate the country's first all-female orchestra which performed last yar at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The Polar Music Prize was shared between Metallica and The Afghan National Institute of Music and its founder, Ahmad Sarmast, who started the school in 2010 in a rare coeducational initiative in the war-torn country© Fournis par AFP The Polar Music Prize was shared between Metallica and The Afghan National Institute of Music and its founder, Ahmad Sarmast, who started the school in 2010 in a rare coeducational initiative in the war-torn country Sarmast, who has faced substantial risk in a country where both music and girls' education was banned under the repressive 1996-2001 Taliban regime, said he was "very excited, honoured and privileged" to win the prize.

"We believe that our two recipients, although from very contrasting worlds, exemplify the mission of the Polar Music Prize, and that is to honour musicians and music organisations whose work has made a difference to people's lives," Marie Ledin, managing director of the award, said in a statement.

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STOCKHOLM, Feb 14 — An Afghan music institute that has empowered girls in the war-torn country and metal pioneers Metallica today shared the Polar Music Prize , often called music ’ s Nobel . 1996-2001 Taliban regime, said he was “very excited, honoured and privileged” to win the prize .

The Polar Music Prize is often called the " Nobel Prize " for music . In February, when this year' s laureates were announced, the jury cited Metallica for its "physical and furious" music . The institute teaches both Afghan and Western music .

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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 .

STOCKHOLM: 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 . 1996-2001 Taliban regime, said he was "very excited, honoured and privileged" to win the prize .

Metallica is one of the most influential bands in heavy metal, helping bring the angry and aggressive music to the mainstream© Fournis par AFP Metallica is one of the most influential bands in heavy metal, helping bring the angry and aggressive music to the mainstream

Sarmast and the music institute, meanwhile, have worked "to restore the joy and power of music to children's lives," she said.

Metallica is one of the most influential bands in heavy metal, helping bring the angry and aggressive music to the mainstream and preserving an avid fan base for decades.

Lars Ulrich, the California band's Danish-born drummer, called the Polar Music Prize "a great validation of everything that Metallica has done over the last 35 years."

"At the same time, we feel like we're in our prime with a lot of good years ahead of us," Ulrich said of the band, which released its 10th album, "Hardwired... to Self-Destruct" in late 2016.

The Polar Music Prize was established in 1989 by the late Stig Anderson, best known as the manager of Swedish pop superstars ABBA, and selects two laureates each year.

The prize's stated goal is to "break down musical boundaries by bringing together people from all the different worlds of music."

Past laureates have included Sting, Bob Dylan, Bjork, Sonny Rollins and Ravi Shankar.

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