Metallica and Dr Ahmad Sarmast and the Afghanistan National Institute of Music received the 2018 Polar Music Prize from the hands of H.M King Carl XVI Gustaf on June 14, 2018.
See more photos, videos and behind the scenes footage from the ceremony and banquet at Grand Hôtel on Flickr, Youtube, Instagram and Facebook. A huge thank you goes to our Laureates, guests, crew and especially the performing artists and musicians who made this evening very special and unique!
Live, onstage interviews held at Polar Talks at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm on June 13, 2018.
Dr Ahmad Sarmast, founder of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) was interviewed by Swedish journalist and Afghanistan expert Lasse Bengtsson.
Lars Ulrich, drummer and founding member of Metallica, was interviewed by Jan Gradvall.
POLAR TALKS & POLAR TECH 2018
Revisit the past Polar Music Prize ceremonies, Polar Talks and other festivities by exploring our photo albums on Flickr and our Youtube channel.