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There’s this Norwegian band that not only provides us with good music generally and technically, but also takes listener to the old, Norse culture, that has its roots in the whole vikings aspect. Wadruna uses, as well, old, traditional instruments, which only few people still actually play on – among others: kraviklyra, tagelharpe, goat horn, hardanger fiddle or lur.
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When one’s interested in Norway or just simply living in this country, one may wonder: where’re any Norwegian bands? When you play the NRK radio, you can hear some Norwegian music, but they’re usually the popular songs or the international productions, that are popular at the moment. If you want clear Norwegian vocals with nice instrumental work, or you simply want a band to perfect your language understanding, you need to dig deeper.
Continue reading “Norwegian band #1: Hekla Stålstrenga.”
When it comes to poetry, I’m quite fond of it. It’s nice when something as simply as words can combine to such meaningful creations, and also not only define our world, but create its own definition of it. Norway is a country of many talented poets, among others – Sigbjørn Obstfelder, a poet from 19th century.
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So as we can read in euronews, there’s has been an agreement, which can have huge environmental effect.
A double blow for environmentalists fighting global warming as a lawsuit to block drilling in Norway’s Arctic region is defeated
What does it mean? Basically the money won, and Greenpeace actions were defeated. There’s going to be the oil drilling in Norway’s Arctic region. Continue reading “News from Norway – Arctic oil drilling agreement & Trump anti-eco.”
A lot have happened in this year. I visited Dublin in Ireland with a friend, went on a solo trip to Bergen, got approved for the Erasmus program, went to Norway, and then Trondheim, Hamar, Oslo, Lillehammer…and met so many amazing people through out the whole year, especially abroad. I’m not making this post to show off – because my life isn’t perfect, however, I just wanted to highlight all the good stuff that has happened to me (okay, I also want to show some nice pictures, I must admit).
Continue reading “2017 was a good year.”
Today something different. To be more specific – a poem, I wrote after a walk through the forest. Because what’s better time for an ode, than the last day of the year?
Continue reading “Ode to the forest.”
What’s better for Christmas time than aromatic, mulled wine? Sweden has invented one of the best recipes for it, and here’s my interpretation of it. Enjoy!
Continue reading “Gløgg – a simple recipe.”