14.1 C
Oslo
Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tag: culture

Oslo opens ‘largest bookshelf’ to visitors

It was in the works for more than a decade, enduring controversy, unforeseen building problems, budget overruns and a pandemic. Oslo's new main library...

Oslo Philharmonic marks first century

Norway's leading orchestra is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, highlighted by special "birthday concerts" this weekend. Now the Oslo Philharmonic hopes it may...

Bodø wins as a ‘Capital of Culture’

The Norwegian city of Bodø has become the first city north of the Arctic Circle and outside the EU to become a European Capital...

‘Culture shapes a democracy’

Norway's government minister in charge of culture, Trine Skei Grande, said she felt like it was her birthday, Christmas and the 17th of May...

Norwegians think their culture is best

Just two weeks after Norway's annual display of enthusiastic patriotism comes news that a majority of Norwegians think their own culture is better than...

Bergen festival royally underway

Queen Sonja hailed Norway's west coast capital of Bergen as a city "with deep cultural roots back to the Hanseatic time" when she opened the...

Crackdown on ‘bathing studies’

Education Minister Torbjørn Roe Isaksen announced on Monday he'd limit the types of courses available to Norwegian students going short-term programs abroad, to put...

‘Worst culture minister in a long time’

Lauded Norwegian author Torgrim Eggen lashed out against Culture Minister Thorhild Widvey this week, and was highly critical of the Conservative-led government's cultural policy....

Culture Minister regrets museum call

Norway's Culture Minister, Thorhild Widvey, may have to answer to a parliamentary committee over accusations of interfering with freedom of speech. On Friday the...

Debate over Sami ‘national’ day

Sami national day has been celebrated by indigenous people across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia on February 6 since the Sami Conference adopted the...

FOR THE RECORD

Donate

If you like what we’re doing, please consider a donation. It’s easy using PayPal, or our Norway bank account. READ MORE

MOST READ THIS WEEK

CURRENCY RATES
For up-to-date info on exchange rates and currency news, Newsinenglish.no recommends ExchangeRates.org.uk - Exchange Rates UK
For more news on Arctic developments.