Actor Vladimír Javorský can win the Jantar award for popular music

Actor Vladimír Javorský can win the Jantar award for popular music

The Jantar Award for popular music can be won by actor Vladimír Javorsk

Illustrative photo – Actor Vladimír Javorský performed with the group of singer Miroslav Kemel at a garden party at Náměšť nad Oslavou castle on July 29, 2018.

Ostrava – Actor and Ostrava native Vladimír Javorský can win the Jantar Award in the popular music category, who last year sang and released the album Ještě je. The expert jury also nominated another seven artists or musical groups. He divides between them two glass figurines decorated with a piece of amber. Aleš Honus told ČTK today on behalf of the organizer. Prizes for the most outstanding artistic achievements to artists with ties to the Moravian-Silesian Region will be awarded on April 17 at the Poklad House of Culture.

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“In the popular music category, jazz pianist Nikol Bóková is nominated for her two original albums Elements and Naked Pieces, folklorist Marian Friedl for her album Černobílý svět, Vladimír Javorský, born in Ostrava, for her album Ještě je and also the Kahoma Trio for her album In the Woods,” he said. Honus. Ostrava singer-songwriter Nika is also nominated for the album Flesh & Soul, an alternative band from Orlová Pacino for the album Sedm světů, the jazz formation Point of Few for the album Open To Closeness and also Jiří Slavík for the Christmas album Cesta světla.

“Unlike previous years, this time no performer from the field of mainstream pop made it to the nominations, marginal or alternative genres prevailed, but that was the year. I think that in all cases these are exceptionally high-quality performers and bands whose music resonates in the national scale,” said Honus.

Nominations in another theater category were also published this week, this time for ballet and dance theater. Four male and female dancers were nominated – Natalia Adamska, Eleonora Ancona, Francesco Fasano and Rei Masatomi. In all cases, these are roles performed at the Moravian-Silesian National Theatre, namely in the productions of Carmen and the Nutcracker – A Christmas Carol.

The Moravian-Silesian Jantar Awards will be announced for the sixth time this year. This time, the organizers made a fundamental change and will hold the awards at a different location, in the renovated Poklad House of Culture in Ostrava-Porubá. Singer Nika, dulcimer Daniel Skála, soprano Karolína Levková or saxophonist Michal Žáček with the Permoník Concert Choir and band Filip M. with Jitka Andrašková or band Buty will perform at the festive evening.