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Ballads and kulning dominate the Swedish folk music scene. Sami music is the music of northern Finland, Norway and Sweden. It has songs called joik which are highly spiritual.
Nordik folk dance music is very popular not just in Sweden but in its neighboring countries as well. This music includes styles like polka, polska, mazurka, waltz and schottische. The 60’s saw a roots revival in Sweden when many artists joined Spelmanslag (folk musicians’ clubs) and performed on mainstream radio and TV.
The traditional Swedish folk instruments include the fiddle, nyckelharpa, hurdy-gurdy, sackpipa or Swedish bagpipe, violin, accordion, harmonica and clarinet.
Popular Swedish folk musicians include Lenna Willemark, Folk och Rackare, Hedningarna, Garmarna, Väsen to name a few.