Lesley Riddoch's NORWAY
On Sunday 19th January 2019, The Edinburgh Yes Hub organised a screening of Lesley Riddoch's film, Nation - Norway: the Twin Nation, at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. Lesley invited MUSICA NORDICA to set the Scandi scene.
We played a short set of Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish tunes; and of course we couldn't be musically evoking Norway in Scotland without including a little something from their famous shared son, Edvard Grieg
Toby Hawks - hardingfele, nyckelharpa
Gabi Maas - violin, nyckelharpa
Lachlan Green - violin, hardingfele
Nation - Norway, Iceland and the Faroes
In the summer of 2018 journalist Lesley Riddoch and filmmaker Al McMaster crowdfunded to finance to make three films about Scotland’s closest Nordic neighbours: Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Norway. The aim was to find out more about these countries – all of which punch well above their weight in health, literacy, average income and happiness. Is Scotland ready to join them?