NORWAY | 2021 PARTICIPANT
Kim Rysstad is an Norwegian singer from Valle in Setesdal, deeply rooted in Norwegian folk music traditions. In the fall and winter of 2019, he became known to a large audience through his participation in the Norwegian TV show “Stjernekamp” (NRK) where he made it to the final.
Kim has participated in Melodi Grand Prix twice, and collaborated with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to create the celebrated Christmas album “Snøen laver ned”.
His debut album “Tak hard uti hand” from 2007 the solo album of the year at the “Folkelarm” music festival, and his second album “Vegen” was nominated for a Spellemann award (Norwegian Grammy) in 2011.