December 17, 2017 3:30 am

NORWEGIAN SONGWRITERS – Lay It On Me, by Ina Wroldsen

One of the most famous songwriters in Europe Her style is a blend of pop and electronic music inspired by Shakira. https://twitter.com/inawroldsen She resides in London, where she writes her songs. Ina Wroldsen – born in Sandefjord in 1984 – is a well known songwriter for being the voice of “How Deep Is Your Love” worldwide success. She composed lyrics ...

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BAD INTENTIONS – Novel by Karin Fossum

Compassionate meditations on crime For a time she worked in hospitals and nursing homes, also assisting drug addicts with rehabilitation. She is the author of the Inspector Konrad Sejer series of crime novels (which have been translated many languages). The Inspector Konrad Sejer, her creationis, is not typical of Scandinavian detective figures. He is a mild-mannered widower who never loses ...

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DROPS IN THE EAST WIND – Olav Håkonson Hauge

A profound and branched life, like his fjord His first poems were published in 1946. He lived his whole life there, where he was born, working as a gardener in his own orchard. As he advised the librarian in choosing the books, as a child he cultivated his passion for reading, attending the library of the native village. Olav Håkonson ...

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CHRISTER KARLSTAD (1974), NORWEGIAN PAINTER – Intriguing interpretation of Nature and Man

When paintings show a confrontation between life and death CHRISTER KARLSTAD 1/3 – Sometimes his paintings show a confrontation between life and death. Visual figurative artist who lives and works in Drammen, graduated from Rogaland’s Norwegian School of Art, but he was born in Rælingen. The absence of architectural structures, is part of his staged mysticism, the same that contributes ...

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HANS DAHL (1849/1937), NORWEGIAN PAINTER

sun and smiling people in national costume HANS DAHL 1/3 – His talent was evident already when he was 16, but was after the military service he received artistic education. He was educated to become an official and became a lieutenant in 1871. His first performance was held in Düsseldorf in 1876. The painter, who from 1888 lived in Germany. ...

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SWEDEN DIARIES – Making road, along with four special people

Listening to music, exploring places and people In Sweden, our art route begins on a cable car and ends with a look to Sweedish cuisine. We can know better this nation through creativity of four people, who were born here, discovering places and paintings, listening to music, but also browsing a poetry book and reading a novel. The Norsjö Aerial ...

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HOLIDAY MEMORIES – Sweden

Through the eyes of four artists The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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INCANTATION – Oscar Danielson, Swedish songwriter

You will come back and walk without turning around He is a guitar teacher, who was born in Stockholm in 1971. He manages a record company and since the late ’90s he has also produced music for television and radio programs (mainly for children). He won a Grammy in 2012, for the album “The Cost of Being a Child.” He ...

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MEN WHO HATE WOMEN – Part of Millenium Trillogy, written by Stieg Larsson

Writing Millenium novels Stieg Larsson was Swedish writer and activist, whose posthumously published Millenium series of crime novels brought him international acclaim. He was the second best-selling author in the world for 2008, behind Khaled Hosseini. He was born August 1954 in Skelleftehamn. He started writing his stories and at the age of 12 he completed his first attempt to ...

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I WANT YOU TO COME NOW – Kristina Lugn

The themes of loneliness, smiling In Swedish her surname also means “calm” (a double meaning she often plays with humor). Appreciated by the Swedish audience, she touches subjects of loneliness with cynicism and black humour. After finishing her academic education, she has devoted her time to poetry. Born in Tierp (Uppland) in 1948, KRISTINA LUGN is a poet and dramatist. ...

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DIARIES OF ART – The South / East Australia

The charm of nature and amazement of human creativity Our Australian art itinerary starts at Cowaramup. The small town retains much of the character of its agricultural heritage, but has been rebuilt as a home to a wide range of typical local produce. https://www.margaretriver.com/towns/cowaramup/ You can enjoy a delicious meal in the Udderly Cafe. In this town in southwestern Australia, ...

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ART ITINERARIES OF IMAGES – Australian journey

Australian journey The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.  

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AUSTRALIAN SOUNDS – Tamborine Mountain Orchestra

When the Orchestra concert is on Tamborine Mountain The orchestra exists since 1974, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtvMuXkcnAU when a group of enthusiasts conducted fund-raising activities to bring a orchestra into being. Their aim? Enjoy music, with others perform public concerts. If you can read the score or play an instrument, you can join TAMBORINE MOUNTAIN ORCHESTRA. From 7pm-9pm, they meet on Wednesday evenings ...

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