POLAR TALKS, presented by The Polar Music Prize, is an international series of inspiring talks and lectures on cutting edge topics. Artists, scientists, creatives and opinion makers coalesce around the central theme of ”The Power of Music”. The not-to-be-missed talks focus on some of the myriad ways that music can produce powerful outcomes across a range of social, artistic and scientific disciplines. Music has the power to change the world and the Polar Talks inspires all who attend, to do just that.
Polar Talks 2016
This year’s Polar Talks will be held at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm on June 15. The Polar Talks present a thought-provoking program designed to both stimulate and create lively debate with Swedish and International speakers. Admission is free but requires registration. Click on the link below to see the complete program and to register.
Announcement february 10th:
POLAR TALKS at Scandic Anglais
If you are based in Stockholm you are very welcome to our Polar Talks on February 10th where we will have an initiated conversation about this year’s Laureates with Swedish and international music profiles, led by music journalist and entrepreneur Claes Olson.
Date & time: February 10, 17.00–19.00
Location: Scandic Anglais, Bar 101 (1st floor)
Address: Humlegårdsgatan 23, Stockholm
Entrance is free, but since seats are limited, make sure to be on time.
Polar Talks are presented with support from the Culture Foundation of the Swedish Postcode Lottery and The City of Stockholm.
Last Polar Talks
Last Polar Talks was held on Monday 8 June 2015 at Filmstaden Sergel in Stockholm. Laureate Evelyn Glennie talked about how to truly listen and Jan Gradvall interviewed Laureate Emmylou Harris. Speakers from around the world talked about music in science and revolution, the latest technological innovations in music and about Sweden’s creative industries. The Talks will soon be available on our website. Photos from Polar Talks 8 June on Flickr.