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‘Bylarm’ festival comes of age

Norway's annual Bylarm music festival and conference was getting underway on Thursday for the 20th time, now at its home base in Oslo. It's evolved...

Hectic week for Norway’s Kygo

Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, better known as Kygo, was heading into an unforgettable weekend on top of an extremely hectic week. In the space of just...

Indigenous people’s festival drew crowds

UPDATED: One of Norway's most unusual summer festivals drew record crowds last week, as it showcased the music and culture of indigenous people worldwide, with a special...

Police crack down on drugs at music festivals

Norwegian police have arrested around 80 people at music festivals during the past week, all of them on charges of narcotics possession. Police think...

Festival drug raids spark criticism

Norwegian police were being strongly criticized Sunday after weekend raids on a summer music festival in Lofoten. Law professor Hans Fredrik Marthinussen thinks police broke...

Norwegian Wood chops festival program

Norway's highly acclaimed Norwegian Wood music festival is being chopped down to just one day this year, and moved from its home at Frognerbadet to...

Church music festival draws thousands

Not only have thousands of winter sports fans, literary crime buffs, talent scouts and new pop and electronica artists been in Oslo over the...

Music festival ‘By:Larm’ draws thousands

The annual music conference and festival By:Larm, known for introducing new talent, is underway in Oslo with meetings and entertainment running through the weekend....

A-ha star takes on new festival job

Magne Furuholmen, one of the three Norwegian superstars forming the rock band a-ha, didn't need to be searching high and low for a new...

Kygo confirmed for Kongsberg Jazz Festival

Organizers of the annual Kongsberg Jazz Festival said they were delighted to finally be able to confirm that Kygo, who's been creating his own brand...

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