Aksel soloist at broadcast July 22th memorial service
July 22th - Oslo Cathedral
In memorial of the 2011 Norway twin terror attacks, a televised service was held in Oslo Cathedral July 22th, 2015. Among the prominent public representatives attending were HRH Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit, Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg and several major political party leaders.
During the candle lighting ceremony, the well-known Norwegian children's prayer "Jeg folder mine hender små" ("I fold my little hands") was sung by the choir, with Aksel as a treble soloist for the first verse.
Please click the video link to watch an edited version of the broadcast ceremony, with overlays of other clips from the service to show some of Aksel's singing and attending public figures. The memorial service can also be watched in full on NRK's website here.
Aksel was also mentioned as the soloist for the occasion on the website of the Norwegian Royal House.