2024. április 11-13. Budapest

Hilde Bjørkum

Sunnfjord kommune

Director of culture and sports


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Hilde Bjørkum was the co-founder and artistic and managing director of Førde Traditional and World Music Festival from 1989-2018, the largest festival of its kind in Scandinavia. She is now director of culture and sports in the municipality of Sunnfjord. She has also played an important role in the culture scene in Norway and internationally, with work for Norway Arts Council, the Norwegian Council for Traditional Music and Dance, European Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals, Norway Festivals, EU’s culture programme and more. She has been awarded with several prices for her work within the cultural field, a.o. the King’s medal of merit and the Budapest Ritmo Award.

Field of work
  • Music Supervisor
  • Government/City