– Ein del av Hardanger og Voss museum

– A part of Hardanger and Voss museum

Hardanger folk music collection

Regional folk music archive

Hardanger folk music collection is a regional folk music archive in Hardanger. There are around 8,000 individual folk music recordings and video recordings of folk dance in the collection.

The collection provides services in connection with:

  • copies of sound recordings
  • loans of dance videos
  • loans/copies of photos linked to folk music and folk dance
  • loans/copies of folk music literature
  • information about folk music

Hardanger folk music collection is a cooperation between the folk groups Hardanger Spelemannslag and Spelemannslaget Kvemmingen, Hardanger Folk Museum and the youth association Hordaland Ungdomslag. The collection was founded in 1984 following the approval of the four organisations.