On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, as Patron, sent a video message during the opening of the Kristiansand Internasjonale Barnefilmfestival (Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival).
According to the Norwegian royal court, the film festival is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary and it is Norway’s largest cultural events for children and young people:
“The program during this year’s festival includes 80 films from 23 different production countries. Both feature films, short films and documentaries are shown. In addition to film screenings, script competitions, seminars and workshops for the film industry are also arranged. The festival’s target group is mainly children aged 6-13, but it is also an important meeting place for everyone who works with the development, production and dissemination of films for children and young people in Norway.”