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First winner of the Art for the Globe Award for advocating for saving the Baltic in his music!

Yesterday, the first Art for the Globe Award was administered, Sweden's largest award for cultural initiatives that engage and empower people to take action for the environment and climate. The first recipient of this award was Magnus Carlson, lead singer of Swedish band Weeping Willows, and a life-long advocate for preserving the Baltic Sea and other ecosystems. He has expressed his advocacy in his music, on stage during concerts, in TV and radio programs that he has participated in, and in several books that he has written about the environment.
Magnus Carlson is the first recipient of the 2024 Art for the Globe Award.
Magnus Carlson is the first recipient of the 2024 Art for the Globe Award.

For his environmental work, Carlson received SEK 500,000 (Equivalent to €44,500) and an art piece called "Patterned Moon". The Award is managed by the Art for the Globe foundation, founded by art collector Johan Wallin to give SEK 1 million to initiatives that combine culture with environmental action every year.
According to Magnus Carlson, this award is a rare acknowledgement of his dedication, and an encouragement to continue pushing for this crucial issue, increasing awareness and influencing policymakers to take action.
As part of the Award, Magnus Carlson received the art piece "Patterned Moon" by artist Karin Lundgren-Tallinger
As part of the Award, Magnus Carlson received the art piece "Patterned Moon" by artist Karin Lundgren-Tallinger



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  • Annett Michuki..

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    Kudos @magnus music has wider audince

    • winnie nguru

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      This is so cool! Well deserving

      • George Kariuki

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        Huge congrats to Magnus Carlson! This is fantastic recognition for an artist who's been fighting for the Baltic Sea for so long.

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        • Rashid Kamau

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          Awareness raising is absolutely a vital component process to manage the impacts of climate change.

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          • Esther Wanjiku

            5 w

            We honor him for putting his artistic talents to a course that is bigger than himself.. Kudos !

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            • mary Mwihaki

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              By raising awareness about the importance of saving the baltic sea create empowering people and educating them.

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              • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

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                Congratulations to @magnus for your efforts in using culture to preserve the Baltic Sea and its ecosystem, a powerful tool in the fight against climate change.

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                • Elizabeth Gathigia

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                  Thank you @magnus for your dedication to create awareness on importance of preserving the Baltic sea and ecosystem, He has set a good example to emulate

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                  • walter lungayi

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                    Magnus Carlson deserves recognition for advocating for the preservation of the Baltic through his music. Using the power of music as a platform for environmental activism is commendable, as it can reach and inspire a wide audience. By raising awareness about the importance of saving the Baltic Sea, this artist not only showcases talent but also demonstrates a strong commitment to environmental conservation, making a meaningful impact through art.

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                    • Jane Wangui

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                      Increasing awareness is one of the crucial components of ensuring that by 2030 we accomplish going green globally.

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                      • Chris Ndungu

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                        I am thrilled up by the effort of this fellow. Empowering people & educating them on the significance of maintaining the climate deserve a thump up👍👏

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