Polar Music Prize Days
Each year the world's most prestigious music award is made in Stockholm, preceded by several days of activities such as live performances, workshops, seminars, film shows and exhibitions at various locations around the city. The city comes alive with the celebration of music in this event founded in 1989 by the late Stig Anderson, manager of Scandinavian supergroup, ABBA. The prize is administered by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and has been won over the years by the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan and B.B. King.
Venue: Prize ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall; allied events at various venues around the city
Date: August 2012 TBA