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WARDRUNA - Einar Kvitrafn Selvik To Speak At MythicWorlds Convention

Wardruna multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Einar Kvitrafn Selvik, will speak at the Mythicworlds Convention in Seattle, Washington this weekend. Created by the producers of Faerieworlds and FaerieCon, MythicWorlds celebrates diverse international myth, legend and folklore and is inspired by people who create and live their own unique realms. At MythicWorlds, attendees meet and listen to internationally acclaimed artists, authors and designers, all of whom are myth-inspired makers in a variety of popular media. The convention includes workshops on international folklore and legend, writing and art making, traditional music and instruments and the exploration of ancient wisdom philosophies and practices. Selvik will be speaking at the Graphical And Oral Magic workshops throughout the weekend. The course takes place over three days and will serve as a practical and theoretical introduction and initiation to the northern esoteric arts of Runes, Galdr and Seidr and how they interact. The workshop will efficiently guide its attendees through the vast and fragmented historical sources on the subjects in order to deliver a solid ground to further initiate the practical approach. The power of will and strong emotions entwined with the power of words and voice are key elements of Northern witchcraft and essential in this course. Selvik has studied and practiced these arts since his early teens and will share of his own personal experience on the themes. Each session will contain both theoretical and practical work. More informations at this location.
Additionally, Selvik will appear in History Channel's Vikings series. Inspired by the sagas of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, one of the best-known mythological Norse heroes and notorious as the scourge of England and France, Vikings portrays Ragnar as a former farmer who rises to fame by successful raids into England with the support of his family and fellow warriors. Wardruna's music has appeared widely in the series previously, and will also be found extensively in the series' forthcoming season. Selvik will appear in the third season, which has begun on 19th February.
In related news, Wardruna's Yggdrasil, the second release of the stunning Runaljod trilogy, will be made available for the first time in CD-digibook format via Indie Recordings on 24th February. Order your copy at this location. Link