Majorstuen at Ollin Kan Festival in Mexico City

Majorstuen has been invited to play at the renowned festival Ollin Kan in the metropolis of Mexico City, and will do three concerts between the 23th and the 26th of April. The Ollin Kan festival has established a high-status standing in the world of folk music, and receives great reviews every year. It is one of the biggest music festivals in Latin America housing just about two million festival devotees.
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Norwegian fiddler and Scotish harpist tour Scotland

Nils Økland, the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle virtuoso, and young Scottish harpist Catriona McKay will tour Scotland in March with their sonically fine manipulation of their respective countries' folk traditions.
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Showcase Scotland 2010

Partnership agreement with Norway

In 2010 Showcase Scotland will host a “Spotlight on Norway” event presenting five Norwegian artist chosen in partnership with the Norwegian Traditional Music Agency and Celtic Connection.
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Norwegian Grammy Award 2008 for Gjermund Larsen Trio

Gjermund Larsen Trio awarded a Norwegian Gammy Award 2008 for their debut album “Ankomst”

Stand in for Lene Furuli at the Norwegian Traditional Music Agency

Silje Førland Erdal will from 1 Jan 2009 act as a stand in for Lene Furuli at the Norwegian Traditional Music Agency until 1 Aug 2009. Silje holds a master degree in Social Anthropology, and has been working at Førde International Folk Music Festival for several years.


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Womex 2008 - towards nordic focus...

For the third year the World music expo - WOMEX - is arranged in Sevilla. The Norwegian Traditional Music Agency is heading towards Sevilla together with labels, music export organisations, festivals and artists.
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Inga Juuso on World music charts Europe

VÁIMMU IVNNIT Patterns of the heart (DAT), Inga Juuso with band is listed as number 13 at the World Music Charts Europe for October.
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Norwegian traditional music on festivals abroad

You could meet Karl Seglem in Portugal, Germany and Bulgaria this summer. All places with great success. Majorstuen visited festivals in Namest, Czech Republic and Viljandi, Estland - both big festivals and the band reports success. Their next festival is in Normandie, France in august. Benedicte Maurseth and GamaltNymalt are both doing Quebec, Canada this year. Norwegian traditional music are out there on the stages!

3. – 5. april | Edinburgh

Karlberg and Røine at Northern Streams

The duo Karlberg and Røine is invited to the event Northern Stream in Edinburgh the 3rd – 5th of April. Karlberg and Røine will perform at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, Royal Mile Edinburgh. Northern Streams is an event who aims to create a platform for young professional and amateur musicians from Scotland and the Nordic countries.
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Nils Økland tours the UK

Norwegian musician Nils Økland is touring the UK 7. - 11. February with Scottish harpist Catriona McKay.
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