Midgardsblot 2016

If you’ve read the 2015 report, you’ll know what Midgardsblot is about; if you haven’t, here’s a short recap: A pagan/black/folk metal festival in Norway, located at ancient Viking (grave) mounds and partially inside of a reconstructed long hall, which not only offers musical shows, but also tours, lectures, a tattoo con, storytelling and games. […]

The magic of Midgardsblot: interview with organiser Runa Luna

As an e-zine crew we have become professional festival attendees. Everyone has their favourite: from Party San to Wacken Open Air, but what we encountered in Horten, Norway last year during the Midgardsblot festival, was quite a different and extraordinary experience altogether. Organiser Runa Luna calls it ‘the magic of Midgardsblot’, but what is this […]

From the Vastland: “This is my art and if I can make change, that is a bonus.”

21.08.2015 – During Midgardsblot, Metal-Exposure talked with Sina Winter from From The Vastland. The Iranian black metal musician had to leave his country to make his dream of playing music live come true. “I think most of the families, even if they are not religous, are against this kind of music, because of the propaganda. […]

Midgardsblot: “We tried to program the festival by thinking like Vikings”

New festivals are sprouting like mushrooms all over Europe. Yet Midgardsblot in Norway has a very special touch. The festival will be held in the park of Borre, where the mighty rulers of the Norwegian Vikings lived, feasted, and were laid to rest. Metal-Exposure spoke with main organiser Runa Strindin about how the festival came […]