Herman Finkers receives award from Award Overijssel
Comedian Herman Finkers, this year the oeuveprijs of the Award, Overijssel, the netherlands. It is the first time that the special prize is awarded.
“He has the year-old conference is done, he pays attention to the regional language, and people learn by him the region know better. Actually he is an ambassador for Twente,” says jury president Ank Bijleveld Monday on RTV Oost, one of the initiators of the award.
The price is in the future irregularly awarded. The jury will each year evaluate whether there is a special inhabitant of the province of Overijssel is eligible for the award. The statue is on september 22nd, awarded during a special evening at the Theater Odeon in Zwolle.
Based regional soap series
Finkers (61) made eleven solovoorstellingen, the last one was the year-old conference 2015. In the performances, comes to the Dutch language often along. Also made Finkers a Twentstalige movie and he was one of the spiritual fathers of the successful Twente-based regional soap series Of Jonge Leu en Oale Groond.
The comedian is enter the in recent years less because of the chronic lymphocytic leukemia which he suffers from.