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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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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?
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Anyone living in Norway sooner or later come across Norwegian literature. One of my favourites genres is poetry, so today I will share with you my recent discovery among the classics.
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I know this blog supposed to be about Norway and only Norway. But hey – it’s my blog, so there’s no rules after all. Drawings, and art in general, have always been a huge part in my life, even though I never pursued it in any art school. Just as a hobby, but, besides Norway, one of the biggest.
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