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New Zealand 2023 Tour


7pm Anglican Church Hall, 54 High St.

Music from Scandinavia, Scotland and Chile

across styles, cultures and frontiers!


Eskil Romme - Denmark / Jens Ulvsand - Sweden

Donald Hay - Scotland / Danka Villanueva - Chile

Our Story

Himmerland is a group of four traveling musicians, each carrying very different life stories and traditions in their bags. We come from different regions of Denmark , Sweden , Scotland and Chile.  Himmerland is: Eskil Romme, Soprano Sax(Denmark) / Jens Ulvsand, Bouzouki and Vocal(Sweden) / Donald Hay, Drums(Scotland) / Danka Villanueva Bono, Violin(Chile).

Himmerland tours in large parts of the world these years, performing new music rooted in the very different styles, cultures and traditions of the four outstanding and very experienced composers and musicians. Where ever the band play they spread warmth and happiness amongst people.

Himmerland released their first album,"New Roots Music from Denmark", in 2012. That album was nominated for a Danish Music Award (Danish "Grammy") as Folk Album of the Year. Since then, Himmerand has released two albums, “The Spider in the Fiddle in 2015 and “Folktone from a global Corner” 2019.

During the past 12 years, Himmerland has been featured on festivals like: The National Folk Festival,Canberra, Australia/ Fairbridge Festival, West Australia/ Port Fairy Festival,Vic,Australia/ Blue Mountains Folkfestival,NSW, Australia/ Canterbury Folkfestival, New Zealand / Goiikoorts Int. Volksmuziekfestival, Belgium/ Festival Touscouleurs Bodighera, Italy/ Nordisher Klang Festival, Germany / Kaustinen Folk Festival,Finland / Summartónar ,The Faroe Islands/ La grand Recontre , Québec, Canada/ Mission Folk Festival, BC, Canada/ Memoire & Racine Festival, Quebec, Canada / The Bath Folk Festival, England / Urkult Festival Näsåker,Sweden / Nordic Folk Festival,Tappernøje, Denmark / Tønder Festival, Denmark / Alkantara Fest, Sicily, Italy / Koktebel Jazz Festival, Crimea,Ukraine / World Stage, Copenhagen, Denmark / Festival International de Musica Immigrante de Valpariso,Chile / Musicport Festival, Whitby, England / G! Festival,The Faroe Island / The Carrying Stream Festival,Edinburg,Scotland / Feis Na Mare, West Scotland / The Harvest World Music Festival,Moscow, Russia and so on.

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