Launch of SAF2023 report at the Kulturytring-event in Drammen, Norway

Freemuse State of Artistic Freedom Report launch at the Nobel Peace Center

The Minister of Culture in Norway, Anette Trettebergstuen, as well as UN special rapporteur for cultural rights Alexandra Xanthaki and head of the family and culture committee of Norway, Grunde Almeland (V), will be present when the report "The State of Artistic Freedom 2023" is presented on Kulturytring's opening day. The report reveals increasing pressure on artistic freedom of expression worldwide.

The independent organization Freemuse is behind the report. Freemuse works for artists' freedom of expression and monitors and documents violations of artistic freedom all over the globe. The organization has advisory status vis-à-vis the UN and UNESCO, has its head office in Denmark and branches in seven countries, including Norway.

The report for 2023 focuses on important events and attacks on artistic freedom of expression in 10 countries through 2022. On the opening day of Cultural Expression 2023, the report will be handed over to Minister of Culture Anette Trettebergstuen.

WHEN & where

19 Jun at 12.30 –1.30 CEST