As President of the Norwegian Accordion Accosiation (NTL) I am very
pleased to welcome all of the 90 competitors from 30 countries around
the world, as well as the judges and all the members of CIA.
It's the first time that Norway is arranging the Coupe Mondiale, and
we are very excited about this event.
All of our 3200 members know that they have a unique possibility to
listen to nearly 100 of the best accordion players in the world.
We shall do our best for all of you to have a wonderful stay in our
wish you all very warm welcome.
Kjell R. Olsen
President of the Norwegian Accordion Accosiation (NTL)