Jostein Forsberg reelected in The Blues Foundation

Artistic director of the Notodden Blues Festival, Jostein Forsberg, is reelected for a new three-year period in the American organization Blues Foundation.

The Blues Foundation is a worldwide blues organization based in Memphis, Tennessee. The organization is behind events such as The Blues Music Awards, the blues music's equivalent to the Grammy, and the world wide talent contest International Blues Challenge. As the biggest and most important interest group for blues music in the world The Blues Foundation also every years hands out several Keeping The Blues Alive Awards to persons and organizations who have made good efforts to promote the blues.