Norwegian Folk Music Research Association

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Norwegian Folk Music Research Association (Norwegian: Norsk Folkemusikklag) is a folk music society based in Trondheim, Norway.

It was founded in 1948.[1] The first president was Ole Mørk Sandvik, who sat until 1965.[2] It organizes annual seminars and publishes the yearbook Musikk og tradisjon" (Music and tradition). It is a member body of the International Council for Traditional Music (formerly: the International Folk Music Council).[1]

The current president is Bjørn Aksdal, and board members are Maj Vester Larsen, Per Åsmund Omholt, Sveinung Søyland Moen and Anne Svånaug Blengsdalen.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "About". Norwegian Folk Music Research Association/Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Aksdal, Bjørn. "Ole Mørk Sandvik". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 June 2009.