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26 May - 09 June 2021

Eivør

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​​Great voice from a small island state.

​​Apparently Eivør Pálsdóttir (b. 1983, Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands) learned to sing before she learned to walk. Growing up singing traditional Faroese folk songs would gradually yield results: Eivør had her first TV-appearance when she was 13, and the same year she won a national song competition.  

To date she has released 17 albums, and her voice – often described as delicate, stirring, and ethereal – has brought her recognition and fans from all over the world. Eivør’s compositions have also appeared in movies and TV series such as Game of Thrones and The Last Kingdom

The Faroese’s musical roots are firmly planted in the folk music of her homeland, but you will find anything from jazz, country, and big band to classical music and trip hop in her extensive catalogue. Eivør is known for captivating live performances with a warm and vibrant presence, and she made great success as part of the Nordvegen concert series during the 2018 Bergen International Festival.

Photo: Sigga Ella

Information

By launching performances and artists as they are confirmed, the Festival would like to draw attention to the work our wonderful artists do, while knowing that the final festival programme may look different because of the pandemic.

The festival will follow the health authorities' orders and recommendations. In order to create the least possible inconvenience for our audience, ticket sales will begin closer to the festival dates.


Video: Eivør - Í Tokuni. Image: Eivør at the 2018 Bergen International Festival, photo: Thor Brødreskift.

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Duration

1 h 15 min

Tickets

​Ticket sales start in the spring 2021. Sign up for our newsletter to stay updated.


Contributors

    • Eivør Pálsdóttir vocal, guitar, handdrum       
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    •        Mikael Blak bass
    •        Per I. Højgaard Petersen drums
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    •        Mathias Kapnas keys​

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