julio 31, 2013

Islandia / Groenlandia : Music from the Moon

Music from the Moon es un espectáculo de música y marionetas para niños. En 2006, el Hypno Theatre viajó por Islandia y algunas regiones de Groenlandia, que fue seguido por un grupo de grabación por aquellos paisajes árticos.

A scenic documentary film about music in Iceland & Greenland

Featuring: Emilíana Torrini, Benni Hemm Hemm, Members of Sigur Rós, Members of Múm, Eiríkur Orri, Helmus und Dalli, Hildur Ingveldardóttir Guðnadóttir, Dagur Kári, Slowblow, Ole Kristiansen, Naneruaq, Hypno Theatre, Hjörleifur Jónsson, Magdalena Mayas, Jan Terstegen, Ravi Srinivasan, Frances Jane Ball, Mandy Burton, ...

Music from the Moon is an intercultural music and puppet show for children. In 2006, the Hypno Theatre travelled to Iceland and remote locations in Greenland to perform their show. The film accompanies the group on their journey through Arctic landscapes. Look forward to exceptional concerts and personal moments with Emilíana Torrini, Benni Hemm Hemm, Dagur Kári and other stars of the Icelandic and Greenlandic music scenes and learn about the Nordic attitude towards music and creativity.

Team: Carsten Christochowitz, Christian Hund, Uwe Wältring, Sven Kils, Magdalena Ortmann


julio 29, 2013


Ólavsøka es el nombre del día nacional de las islas Feroe - 29 de julio - en homenaje a san Olaf, que murió en la batalla de Stiklestad (Noruega) justamente ese día. 

Los feroeses se reúnen para cantar sus baladas tradicionales y hacer sus bailes circulares.

La forma de saludar en Ólavøka en feroés es Góða Ólavsøku! (¡Bueno Velatorio de San Olaf!).


julio 26, 2013

Festival Folk de Gävle, Suecia (2013)

Emilia Amper
Podcast de Discópolis (RNE/Radio3)
Programa especial dedicado a la Gala Folk de Gävle de Suecia. Escuchamos a la ganadora Emilia Amper y entrevistamos al organizador radiofónico de la misma Mats Einarsson. También escuchamos a la orquesta joven World Wide Orchestra y hablamos con su fundadora Vanesa Lagañeno (no se si se escribe así). También oímos a Kolonien y a Ralf Novak Rosengren, otros de los premiados.

julio 14, 2013

Espectaculares vídeos de Noruega (Vimeo)

Vídeos hechos en Noruega. Ver a pantalla completa.

Norway from stophel on Vimeo.

Some pix of my last road trip in Norway. I experienced the slomotion mode with 1080/50i FX, but the quality is not what i expected. Anyway, the landscape is really amazing ... you will forget the quality ;) Some of these moves are made on ferrys - you can see the vibrations of the engine. The other moves (don't laugh) are made with the tripod on the co-driver's seat. :) At the same time i used the "smooth slow rec" mode ... it records with fourfold speed and higher compression. But you need planar roads.

Musik: Sigur Ros "Samskeyti"

Experience Zero Gravity from InfinityList on Vimeo.

There are thousands of people that are exploring some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. This chapter we will take you to Norway Switzerland and France where people are jumping cliffs as high as 6,000 feet. Experience Zero Gravity will hopefully provide you with the feeling and the emotion that we feel when we think about the experience of Base Jumping in the most scenic locations of the world. We hope you can see this world from our eyes.
Starring: Ossie Khan, Stephen (Sparky) Baich, Fred Fugen, Vince Refett, Jade Edaj, Pepe Cam, Simon Wandeler, Adrian Acquado, Jeremy Bourne, and Woody.

Shot on a GoPro
Music: Alex Khaskin - "Life is Beautiful"


This was filmed between 29th April and 10th May 2011 in the Arctic, on the archipelago Lofoten in Norway.

My favorite natural phenomenon is one I do not even know the name of, even after talking to meteorologists and astrophysicists I am none the wiser.What I am talking about I have decided to call The Arctic Light and it is a natural phenomenon occurring 2-4 weeks before you can see the Midnight Sun.

The Sunset and Sunrise are connected in one magnificent show of color and light lasting from 8 to 12 hours. The sun is barely going below the horizon before coming up again. This is the most colorful light that I know, and the main reason I have been going up there for the last 4 years, at the exact
same time of year, to photograph. Based on previous experience, I knew this was going to be a very
difficult trip. Having lost a couple of cameras and some other equipment up there before, it was crucial to bring an extra set of everything. I also made sure I had plenty of time in case something went wrong.
If you can imagine roping down mountain cliffs, or jumping around on slippery rocks covered in seaweed with 2 tripods, a rail, a controller, camera, lenses, filters and rigging for 4-5 hour long sequences at a time, and then having to calculate the rise and fall of the tides in order to capture the essence - it all proved bit of a challenge.

And almost as if planned, the trip would turn out to become very difficult indeed. I had numerous setbacks including: airline lost my luggage, struggling to swim ashore after falling into the Arctic sea: twice, breaking lenses, filters, tripod, computer, losing the whole dolly rig and controller into the sea, and even falling off a rather tall rock and ending up in the hospital. As much as I wanted to give up, the best way Out is always “Through”. I am glad I stuck it through though because there were some amazing sunrises waiting. At 1:06 you see a single scene from day to night to day which is from 9pm to 7am. Think about that for a minute.. 10 hours with light like that.

I asked the very talented Marika Takeuchi to specifically compose and perform a song for this movie, and what she came up with is absolutely remarkable. Thank you very much Marika!

Follow me on https://facebook.com/TSOphotography for more photos, videos & updates.


- This is a compilation of timelapses I did in western Norway last summer.

- Locations include Ålesund, Trollstigen, Geiranger, the Briksdal glacier and Urnes & Kaupang stave churches.

If you would like to see more of my work, check out these links:
Facebook - facebook.com/stianrekdal
500px - 500px.com/plan9
Flickr - flickr.com/photos/stianrekdal/

julio 10, 2013

Música: Laila Yrvum (Noruega)

Podcast del programa Discópolis (Radio3/RNE), de José Miguel López.
Laila Yrvum hizo una actuación estupenda en la gala Folk de Gävle y nos fuimos a entrevistarla. Es noruega y "viajera"; nos trata de explicar qué es eso. Su productor es un viejo amigo Leiv Solberg, colega de la radio noruega en la UER. Toca segunda guitarra con ella. El primero es Oystein Sandbukt que también es profesor. Entrevistamos a ambos y oímos su música. El cuarto músico del grupo es el violinista y percusionista noruego de madre griega Oluf Dimitri Roe, que se gana la vida como oncólogo y tiene una fabulosa reputación entre los sami, el pueblo que habita el norte de Noruega, donde trabaja habitualmente. Pero no olvida sus raíces en Mikonos y dice que en lo mas profundo de su corazón la música es lo primero. También oímos su música.

julio 07, 2013

Películas ganadoras del premio Guldbagge (Suecia) I

El Guldbaggen es un premio que se entrega desde 1964 por el Instituto Sueco de Cine (Svenska Filminstitutet)

49 edición / 2013

Titulo internacional: Eat Sleep Die 

(Äta sova dö, Gabriela Pichler / 2012)

48 / 2012

She Monkeys 

(Apflickorna, Lisa Aschan / 2011)

47 / 2011

Sebbe (Babak Najafi / 2010)


46 / 2010

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

(Män som hatar kvinnor, Niels Arden Oplev / 2009)

45 / 2009

Everlasting Moments 

(Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick, Jan Troell / 2008)

44 / 2008

You, the Living

(Du levande, Roy Andersson / 2007)

43 / 2007

Kidz in da Hood

(Förortsungar, Ylva Gustavsson, Catti Edfeldt /2006)

42 / 2006

Nina's Journey

(Ninas resa, Lena Einhorn / 2005)

41 / 2005


(Masjävlar, Maria Blom / 2004)

40 / 2004


(Ondskan, Mikael Håfström / 2003)


julio 04, 2013

Podcast: Folk de Suecia


Podcast del programa Discópolis (Radio 3/RNE), con José Miguel López, dedicado a la música folk sueca contemporánea: Groupa, Väsen (en directo desde Madrid 2001), Jonas Simonson, Ranarim, Nordic, Limbohofvet, Alla Fagra y Lena Willemark.

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