The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016, a success!

Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016 was a success! More than 200 students attended the conference in October, where the international acclaimed speakers Hilde Waage, Cecilie Hellestveit, Torgeir Higraff, Cecilie Mauritzen and Liv Arnesen talked about the importance of International Dialogue.

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The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

Left, above: More than 200 students attended the conference. Right: Here we see presenter Kristin Saga (director at NHO Vestfold) at work.

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

Left, above: Torgeir Higraff talks about sailing the South Pacific and the Kon-Tiki 2 expedition. Right: Liv Arnesen talks about Polar Exploration.

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

Left, above: Cecilie Hellestveit talks about Human Rights. Right: Cecilie Mauritzen talks about Big Ocean Research.

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

Left, above: The winners of the Thor Heyerdahl Scholarship 2016: 'The International Youth Dialogue Forum' - A great initative, focussing on young adults around the world to start dialogues about central issues concerning the planet. Right: The International Youth Dialogue Forum (IYDF.no) Receives the 1. Prize in the competition about The Thor Heyerdahl Scholarship 2016. A scholarship granted by the Norwegian Government and governed by The Thor Heyerdahl Institute.

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

Left, above: The 2. Place of the Thor Heyerdal Scholarship is rewarded The International English Class/The Introduction Class from Horten. Right: Ludvig Vikan - a skilled young film maker, receives 3. Place in the competition about the Thor Heyerdahl Scholarship 2016. This guy will go places!