The Royal Family attend the jubilee performance "For the Environment — With the Times" at the Royal Dramatic Theatre
Motiv: On stage, Lena Endre, Birgitta Dahl, Åsa Domeij and Johan Kuylenstierna speak about the 1980s, when environmental issues started to gather pace. Photo: Sören Vilks
On Saturday 23 November, The King and Queen and The Crown Princess attended the jubilee performance "For the Environment — With the Times" at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm. The performance was staged to commemorate The King's fortieth jubilee, by research institutes and environmental organisations in association with the Royal Dramatic Theatre.
"For the Environment – With the Times" on the main stage at the Royal Dramatic Theatre. Photo: Sören Vilks
"For the Environment — With the Times" is based on The King's interest and involvement in issues relating to nature and the environment, and was written in collaboration between the Royal Dramatic Theatre, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Stockholm Environment Institute, the Stockholm International Water Institute, the Stockholm Resilience Centre and WWF. The organisers wished to thank The King for his untiring and personal commitment to environmental issues, and for the support that he shows to environmental organisations in various ways. "For the Environment — With the Times" is a journey through time addressing forty years of environmental issues, from their awakening in the 1970s to today's global climate conferences. Actors, experts and decision-makers come together in a dialogue about our future. The compères for the performance were the actress Lena Endre and Johan Kuylenstierna, Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute. The following took part: Birgitta Dahl, former Minister for the Environment and Energy, Åsa Domeij, Sustainability Manager, Axfood, Klas Eklund, economist and writer, Elisabeth Gauffin, farmer and Chair of KRAV, Carina Håkansson, CEO of the Swedish Forest Industries Federation, Sofia Jannok, Swedish-Sami artist and singer, Caroline Jonsson, student and member of the PUSH network, Mattias Klum, photographer and film-maker, Isabella Lövin, writer and Member of the European Parliament, Åke Persson, Environmental Coordinator for Borlänge, Johan Rockström, Professor at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Anders Wijkman, debater and writer, Nina Fex, actress at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Andreas Rothlin Svensson, actor at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Martina Nygren, pupil at Adolf Fredrik's Music School, and Ylva Olaison, actress and singer.