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'''The Tolkien Society Forodrim''' was founded in Sweden in [[1972]] and is one of the oldest [[Tolkien fandom|Tolkien fan organizations]].
 
'''The Tolkien Society Forodrim''' was founded in Sweden in [[1972]] and is one of the oldest [[Tolkien fandom|Tolkien fan organizations]].
  
The Society has/had an especially active group interested in [[Languages#Elvish_scholarship|Tolkienian linguistics]], ''Mellonath Daeron''. The Forodrim also supports/supported the publication of ''[[Arda (annual)|Arda]]''.
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The Society has an especially active group interested in [[Languages#Elvish_scholarship|Tolkienian linguistics]], ''Mellonath Daeron''. The Forodrim also supports the publication of ''[[Arda (annual)|Arda]]''.
  
 
''Forodrim'' is [[Sindarin]] for "People of the North".
 
''Forodrim'' is [[Sindarin]] for "People of the North".
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==Costumes & Hierarchy & Heraldry==
 
==Costumes & Hierarchy & Heraldry==
Forodrim is a unique Tolkien society in that has a hierarchical feudal membership structure whereby membership duration and involvement provides for a higher level. In addition, Forodrim requires members to appear in medieval / Middle-earth attire at events. Forodrim also has a strong focus on Middle-earth heraldry.
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Forodrim is a unique Tolkien society in that it has a hierarchical feudal membership structure whereby membership duration and involvement provides for a higher level. In addition, Forodrim requires members to appear in medieval / Middle-earth attire at events. Forodrim also has a strong focus on heraldry and ceremony inspired by Tolkien and the Middle ages.
  
 
==Guilds==
 
==Guilds==
As at 2011, Forodrim has a number of guilds:
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Forodrim has a number of guilds focused on different interests of the members. New guilds are occasionally started, and old ones put on hiatus, as the interests of the members shift. Some of the more enduring guilds are:
 
* Mellonath Daeron, the guild of languages
 
* Mellonath Daeron, the guild of languages
 
* Mellonath Gobennas, the guild of history
 
* Mellonath Gobennas, the guild of history
 
* Mellonath Dineth, the guild of dance
 
* Mellonath Dineth, the guild of dance
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* Mellonath Gléowine, the guild of singing
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* Parmandili, the book guild
  
 
==Uppsala==
 
==Uppsala==
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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
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*''Medlemsbladet''
*''[[Palantiren]]''
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*''[[Palantiren]]'' (now discontinued)
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
  
*[http://www.forodrim.org/forodrim_en2.html Forodrim site (in English)]
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*[http://www.forodrim.org/ Forodrim site (in Swedish)]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/TolkiensallskapetForodrim Forodrim on Facebook]
  
 
[[Category:Swedish organizations]]
 
[[Category:Swedish organizations]]
 
[[Category:Tolkien Societies]]
 
[[Category:Tolkien Societies]]

Latest revision as of 15:01, 8 November 2013

The Tolkien Society Forodrim was founded in Sweden in 1972 and is one of the oldest Tolkien fan organizations.

The Society has an especially active group interested in Tolkienian linguistics, Mellonath Daeron. The Forodrim also supports the publication of Arda.

Forodrim is Sindarin for "People of the North".

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[edit] Members of Note

[edit] Costumes & Hierarchy & Heraldry

Forodrim is a unique Tolkien society in that it has a hierarchical feudal membership structure whereby membership duration and involvement provides for a higher level. In addition, Forodrim requires members to appear in medieval / Middle-earth attire at events. Forodrim also has a strong focus on heraldry and ceremony inspired by Tolkien and the Middle ages.

[edit] Guilds

Forodrim has a number of guilds focused on different interests of the members. New guilds are occasionally started, and old ones put on hiatus, as the interests of the members shift. Some of the more enduring guilds are:

  • Mellonath Daeron, the guild of languages
  • Mellonath Gobennas, the guild of history
  • Mellonath Dineth, the guild of dance
  • Mellonath Gléowine, the guild of singing
  • Parmandili, the book guild

[edit] Uppsala

Cerin Erain is the Uppsala chapter of Forodrim.

[edit] Publications

[edit] External links