Alina Bähr, Stephanie Leifheit and Melanie Althoff report from Leipzig
The essentials in brief:
- SUPERillu and MDR award the Goldene Henne for the 28th time
- the gala will be broadcast live from Studio 3 of MDR’s Media City in Leipzig
- Singer Nana Mouskouri receives an honorary award from the jury for her life’s work
6.40 p.m.: One thing is already certain: Nana Mouskouri will be awarded the honorary prize of the jury. In the justification it says: “Nana Mouskouri has been on stage for more than 60 years and inspires young and old with her music”. With hits like “White Roses from Athens”, “La Provence” or “Good Morning, Sunshine” she has sung her way into the hearts of people across generations. And with more than 300 million records sold, she is the most successful singer of all time after Madonna. Moderator Silbereisen has also known the cult singer for many years.
Oct 7, 5:36 p.m.: Germany’s largest audience award will be moderated by Florian Silbereisen for the first time this year. 23 nominees can hope for a golden hen in the five audience categories “Entertainment”, “Acting”, “Music”, “Sport” and “Climber of the Year”.
These include the film stars Katrin Sass, Sebastian Koch, Nadja Uhl & Fabian Hinrichs, the musicians Leony, Andreas Gabalier, Michael Patrick Kelly, the nine-time German champions Eisbären Berlin, DFB Cup winner RB Leipzig, dressage rider Jessica von Bredow-Werndl or young actress Hannah Schiller.
The original of this post “Florian Silbereisen honors Nana Mouskouri for her life’s work” comes from Bunte.de.
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