Art student from Iran awarded Global Swede of 2020
Zahra Moein applied to Malmö Art Academy in 2018 and the academy was impressed by her knowledge of photography and cinema. She was admitted to the Master Programme of Fine Arts and will be examinated in August with an exhibition of her own.
The 19 awarded students from 16 different countries will be celebrated in an online ceremony held by the Swedish Government and Institute (May 28). Zahra Moein will participate together with Anna Lyrevik, Dean, and Gertrud Sandqvist, Prefect, from the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts (Lund University).
-The Global Swede Award is our way to express our sincere appreciation to some of the most outstanding international students graduating from Swedish universities. We thank them for choosing Sweden, and at the same time welcome them into our global alumni network as friends and ambassadors, says Anna Hallberg, Swedish minister for Foreign trade and Nordic affairs.
Zahra about the award (video interview)
The Global Swede award is awarded to active, committed and enthusiastic students who are excellent in areas closely related to innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship by the Swedish Institute and Government. 2020 is the 10 year anniversary of the award.
Meet the Global Swedes of 2020
Link to recorded ceremony Password: 9r?z1^62