Erik Solbakken

Erik Solbakken ( born November 17, 1984 in Hemsedal ) is a Norwegian television presenter.


Erik Solbakken was educated at Volda University College in journalism and has been working since 2005 for the Norwegian state broadcaster NRK. Awareness became known for his work in children's and youth programs. He moderated the program Barne - TV, League as well as the Christmas program Julemorgen (2006). He also worked for NRK Radio 2. In 2007 he was moderator of the newly introduced NRK children and youth radio station NRK Super. There Solbakken hosted jointly with Phung Hang and Marthe Sveberg Bjørstad the game show Superkviss and showed among other things, a talent for imitating people and dialects.

Since 2009, Solbakken is shared with two children presenter of Krem Nasjonal, a comedy program that is geared for the entire family. In this skits are listed, invited music videos and famous artists such as Alexander Rybak. In the same year Solbakken was the moderator price of the Nordic Children's TV Festival, where he was able to prevail against, among others Jacob Riising ( Danmarks Radio ) and Jeppe Vig Find ( TV 2 ) for the NRK Super Utfordringen program. The weekly broadcast format is of sixth graders who compete in Norway in sporting competition against each other.

2010 took over Solbakken first time in an adult program moderation and moderated for the NRK together with Haddy N'jie and Nadia Hasnaoui the 55th Euro Vision Song Contest in Oslo. Previously, he had the end of March in charge of the Children's Film Festival Amandus. In June 2011, he hosted the conference organized by the EBU in Oslo dance competition Euro Vision Young Dancers.

Erik Solbakken is married and lives in Oslo. In his spare time he developed a passion for cross-country skiing, among other things, the manner of skiing telemark skiing, soccer and volleyball. He adores Fotball for the football club Sandefjord, while he represented Norway in the fly fishing in national youth competitions.


  • 2009: Best TV Presenter at the Nordic Children's TV Festival for the Utfordringen program