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Frontalen fra den gamle stavkirken i Ulvik
In the still and dim church interiors of the Middle Ages the performances of belief came to life in the gleam from the wax candles. Here the...
Fiddler Knut Hamre from Granvin
It is in Hordaland County that we find the oldest traces of a folk music stemming from our national instrument, the Hardanger fiddle. And it is still...
The language is shaped in daily life – out in the great “language laboratory”.
Language tells us both about social distance and human contact in many different ways. The dialects show how people who have had connections and...
Norheimsund
A tale of man and the environment
J.C. Dahl: "Måbødalen"
På ferd mot vest over Hardangervidda opplever vi det dramatiske panoramaet når vidda går over i djupe bergkløfter og høge fossefall – eit utsyn som...
Naturopplevinga hjå lyrikarane våre gjev ofte vår eiga landskapsoppleving ein djupare resonnans-botn, men styrken i naturens krefter kjem også fram...
This artist’s reconstruction of a Viking woman standing at her loom
The art of spinning, the art of weaving and the art of dyeing wool is knowledge which has been an important resource in the natural household for...