The Vestne Presidency at its Monday meeting approved the Municipal Culture Award for 2018.
The Cultural Award is a Diploma of NOK 10,000 and a Culture Award.
Publisher Tore Gjelsten Fiksdal was the publisher of jazz musician and composer Terje Rypdal.
Reason Terje Rypdal highlights his long and controversial career as one of the main musicians and components in Norway for jazz and contemporary music.
"His compositions and performances are likely to be" demanding music, "and it is a music to listen to, but he has great respect in both his compositions and performances, at home and abroad. His long and controversial career, which began with He has participated twice in the Molde Jazz for the last ten years. The artist returned to the group's conspiracy in the 2008 residence until last year. It seems to be worth mentioning, especially if Molde Jazz is well-versed in jazz genre just across the street in the fjord in the municipality of Vestne " The applicant's explanatory memorandum is indicated.
It is also said that Terje Rypdal has received three award winning awards, one of which is the 2005 honor award. He has made many concerts and albums, and he has been included in the Rockheim Hall of Fame.
"Without knowing that it's definitely, I think he gets a lot of inspiration when he lives in such a beautiful place as Tresfjord with the fjords and mountains. One of his albums is entitled" If the mountains could sing, "he got the player's prize in 1995 .
Terje Rypdal has received many honors and awards, but he has not yet received all the best from the "Vestne Municipal Culture Award". The municipality of Vestne can boast of the work of such a musician in the municipality. Terje Rypdal earns it for his long and controversial career, where he leads the Vestne municipality in Norway and Europe. Therefore, he is a great candidate for him, "this is stated in the explanatory memorandum.
The 2018 Cultural Award will be held at the last meeting of the municipality council before Christmas on Tuesday, 18 December.