Nadia Hasnaoui with Erik Solbakken at the Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo (2010)
|Born||10 June 1963|
|Nationality||Norwegian (formerly Moroccan)|
|Occupation||Journalist, television presenter|
Hasnaoui was born in Morocco to a Norwegian mother and Moroccan father. Her maternal grandfather was Nobel Prize winning economist Ragnar Frisch. When she was four years old her parents divorced and she moved to Norway with her mother. In Oslo she attended a strict Catholic French kindergarten and then later a French school until fourth grade. She became a Norwegian citizen at the age of eighteen. In 1991 she married actor Kim Haugen.
Eurovision[change | change source]
Hasnaoui first became associated with Eurovision in 1992, when she provided the NRK radio commentary for the 1992 Contest.
References[change | change source]
- "Nadia Hasnaoui: Jegeren etter det gode liv". Coop Mega.
- Bjånesøy, Kjartan Brøgger (9 February 2004). "Fortsatt glimt i øyet". Dagbladet.
- Bakker, Sietse (2010-03-10). "Nadia, Haddy and Erik to host 2010 Eurovision Song Contest". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 2010-03-10.
- "Running order for the voting tonight". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 26 May 2012. Due to an unknown reason as yet, Georgia did not reveal their votes, leaving only 41 countries voting in total.
|Awards and achievements|
Semi-finals: Natalia Vodianova and
Final: Alsou and Ivan Urgant
| Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Haddy N'jie and Erik Solbakken)
Anke Engelke, Judith Rakers and Stefan Raab
Camilla Ottesen and Remee
| Junior Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Stian Barsnes Simonsen)
Maureen Louys and Marcel Vanthilt