27 Feb 2020
Music from Sweden, Finland and Norway is presented by the Ateliers d'ethnomusicologie - ADEM during their winter festival “Notes Polaires”.
Enjoy the melodies of the “kantele” and “langeleik” zithers, and the “jouhikko” bowed lyre, the dance-inducing rhythms of the “hardingfele” nine-stringed violin, the hurdy-gurdy and “nyckelharpa” (keyed fiddle) as well as the charms of anciend ballads.
In addition to the concerts, the program offers meetings with the musicians, workshops and a film. (Not only) for the young public: “The marvelous journey of Nils Holgersson” can be seen at the Bibliothèques municipals.
With: Ilkka Heinonen, Maija Kauhanen, Thomas & Guro, duo Rydvall/Mjelva, Symbio, duo Astaad Bråten, Sogesong Duo, The White Reindeer (film) and more.
27 Feb. – 1 March: different venues in Geneva