Alexandra Archetti Stølen
Half Norwegian and half Argentinean, Alexandra Archetti Stølen is the festival director of the Oslo World since 2006. In 2022 the festival will be held for the 29th consecutive year, spread on 20-25 venues around Oslo from 31 October to 6 November. Oslo World is one of the most important festivals and cultural organizations in Norway, presenting high-quality music, debates, exhibitions and dance performances from all over the world every fall. Oslo World is also an important collaborative partner and year around event manager.
Alexandra is also the co-founder of the Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival in Lebanon, the founder and initiator of festivals in asylum centres in Oslo called “Our Neighborhood” and she was the president of the European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals (2011-2018(. She has been a member of the board of the Norwegian Live Association (2015-2020) and has been involved in various cultural events and cultural management in Norway and abroad. She is a jury member of the Telenor Culture Prize, one of the most prestigious culture prizes in Norway. In 2019 she was honoured with the Ordre des arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture and received the City of Oslo artist prize.