Registration is NOW OPEN for our summer 2022 Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop, in person July 21-24 at Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wisconsin

The HFAA's Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop offers a very special opportunity for getting to know Norwegian Hardanger fiddle music and dance traditions in depth. We are dedicated to both nurturing beginners and providing challenges for the more advanced. We invite you to come and join us in an environment that has been called "the warmest and most supportive in North America".

In 2022 our workshop will feature the elegant and soulful music and dance of the Telemark region, one of Norway's best-known bygdedans ("village dance") traditions.

Our Instructors

Kristian Ihle Hanto and Borghild Hardang Hanto, Norwegian traditional dance

Lars Erik Øygarden, Intermediate II /Advanced hardingfele

Mira Dickey, Intermediate I hardingfele

Marta Bartholomew, Beginning hardingfele

Laura Hummel, Beginner Mentor

Plus special guest from Norway teaching Halling dance!

Save the Dates!

Our regular summer workshops are scheduled for July 20-23, 2023, July 18-21, 2024, and July 17-20, 2025, all at Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Events

To see the latest listing of upcoming Hardanger fiddle music and dance events, see our Events page. If you would like to publicize an event here, contact us with full information.

Our Membership Brochure is Available

This colorful pamphlet describes the history and lore surrounding the Hardanger fiddle and the HFAA's role in promoting its music and dance in America. It also includes a membership application form. Visit our Membership page to see more or to download a copy.

HFAA membership brochure

The Hardanger Fiddle Association of America (HFAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring, strengthening and energizing the Hardanger fiddle music and dance community in North America.

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