Man kan inte leva utan konst - The Nordic Council Prize to Jani Ikonen

The Finnish book 'Karikko' (WSOY 2012) by Seita Vuorela and Jani Ikonen (ill.) is the first work to be awarded the newly established Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize. Jani Ikonen graduated from the Degree Programme of Fine Arts of TAMK and now works as a part-time teacher in the programme. Jani sends greetings toTampere during the great award ceremony in Oslo. You can see it here:

At 24 minute starts Children and Young People's Literature Prize part and at 31 minute Jani's greetings.
Antti Haapio
Senior lecturer of Photography
TAMK Fine Arts