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Norway opened just in time for Pride

Events were still scaled down, but Corona-related restrictions were eased just in time for annual Pride events around Norway that recognize gender diversity and...

Bergen International Festival can open

A slimmed-down version of Norway's annual Bergen International Festival is getting ready to open to both live audiences and those clicking in digitally. Events...

Sports and summer festivals cancelled

No Norway Cup in Oslo. No "Festspillene" in Bergen. No "Øyafestivalen," billed as one of the most highly acclaimed musical gatherings in Northern Europe....

Festival aims to light up autumn darkness

The City of Oslo is spending NOK 2 million (USD 222,000) on artistic lighting exhibits from around Europe this coming weekend. Billed as a...

Alta in mourning, campaign halted

All the political parties in Norway's northern city of Alta have halted their election campaigns following a helicopter crash during the weekend that killed...

‘Biggest and best’ festival gets underway

Oslo's Øya summer music festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, serving cake to early arrivals when it opened Wednesday afternoon. Organizers reported...

Music festivals hang on to their identities

Another busy season of summer festivals in Norway will soon draw to a close. In the increasingly attractive region of Helgeland, known for its...

‘Norwegian Wood’ cancelled again

The once-thriving outdoor Norwegian Wood music festival in Oslo has been cancelled again for 2019. The festival that was held in the Frogner Park...

‘Øya’ festival struck harmony with fund

Hopes for strength and a more harmonic future were largely behind the decision by leaders of Norway's largest music festival, "Øya," to let a...

Festival summer hot and challenging

Norway's summer music festival season was reaching its crescendo this week. From "OverOslo" in June to the country's largest festival "Øya," which opens this...

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