Bergen International Festival 2019 English catalogue FiB Katalog EN 2019 lowres single pages - Page 102

1 02 BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2019 T HE FEST I VAL T HAN KS The Festival thanks The Festival thanks Espen Galtung Døsvig /EGD Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber /AS Rika Espen Galtung Døsvig/EGD became Festival Ambassador in 2017. Like the Festival, EGD is a company with longstanding traditions in Bergen. Since its foundation in 1907, the company has ensured its growth by adjusting its strategy in accordance with the changes in the markets and society in general. For many years, Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber/ Rika AS 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 a broader public. As Festival Ambassador Espen Galtung Døsvig wants to contribute to carrying the Festival into the future. He is also engaged in developing Bergen as a city of art and culture – through contemporary art of the highest quality, among other things – and the Festival’s position in this project. The Festival is grateful for the support from Espen Galtung Døsvig/EGD. 1 02 In 2019 Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber/AS Rika support the concert with Charlie Albright (p. 42) and Goosebumps with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Berit Cardas & Charlie Albright (p. 36). Bergen International Festival would like to thank Yvonne and Bjarne Rieber/AS Rika for their contribution. #FE STSPILLEN E19