Half Norwegian and half Argentinean, Alexandra Archetti, is the festival director of the Oslo World, a position she has had since 2006. Oslo World is today one of the most important festivals and cultural organizations in Norway, presenting high quality music, debates, exhibitions and danceperformances from all over the world every fall. Alexandra Archetti is a former professional tango dancer and has toured the world with Pablo Veron in the play “Tanghost” by the critically acclaimed director Per Olav Sørensen. She was honoured with th Ordre des arts et des Letters by the French Ministry of Culture in 2019 and the city of Oslos artist prize in 2018. “Malena” is her debut album.
Is a Norwegian artist, jazz musician, vocalist and songwriter. He is a world-class double bassist with a distinctive sound and uses the instrument in new ways, both acoustically and by electronic. Raknes has a broad musical background from many styles and has played with jazz legends such as Chick Corea and Michael Brecker. He is known for his vocal project Stillhouse, as well as being an active freelance musician.