Bergen International Festival 2015 English catalogue - Page 86

086 BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2015 T HE FEST I VAL T HAN KS T H E F E ST IVA L T H A N KS B E RG E N IN T E RN AT ION A L F E ST IVA L 2 01 5 The Festival thanks The Festival thanks Trond Mohn Rika AS, represented by Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber Through his continued support of the Bergen International Festival, Trond Mohn has helped invest in the development of the festival. In the years to come we will expand our activities and have defined new goals and ambitions for the Bergen International Festival. People have great expectations of the Bergen International Festival, and express a desire that we should work to release the potential of other cultural institutions through ambitious projects. We want to influence the international art scene through our work. In order to do this we need committed and ambitious festival ambassadors that recognise the value of a strong Norwegian cultural scene and contribute to affirming our position as a leading European arts festival. 086 087 W W W.FIB.N O Trond Mohn is one of these ambassadors and we appreciate his support for the Bergen International Festival. It enables us to reach our goals for the benefit of our visitors, the city of Bergen, Western Norway and the country as a whole, as we continue to inspire and challenge the audience. The Bergen International Festival would like to thank Trond Mohn for his support. For many years, Rika AS / Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber have invested significant amounts in the Bergen International Festival, which is and should continue to be an important cultural event and a boost for the cultural scene in Bergen, Norway and abroad. Their support is crucial to the festival’s ambitious projects that connect tradition and renewal, that challenge and entertain the audience and make culture accessible to more and more people. Their support enables us to present samples from the diverse festival programme at the opening ceremony on 27 May. Bergen International Festival would like to thank Rika AS, represented by Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber for their contribution. We are grateful that Rika AS, represented by Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber, share our conviction that the festival will strengthen its position and continue to develop in the years to come, and that they support our investments in new projects and our aim to make an impact in the European cultural scene. W W W.F IB.N O 087