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Meeting of minds, Munch and metal

Oslo's new Munch museum, now called simply MUNCH, has unveiled the rumbling result of an unusual encounter between artists: Norway's greatest painter, Edvard Munch,...

Norway ends 18th in Eurovision

Norway's entry in the Eurovision Song Contest had made it into Saturday night's "grand final," but only managed to win enough points to land...

‘TIX’ clicked with Eurovision fans

Norwegian singer-songwriter Andreas Haukeland, better known as "TIX," was the first to be named Tuesday night as a finalist in the Eurovision Song Contest...

Critic who bashed TIX won’t repent

The Norwegian singer known as TIX put his critics to shame when he won Norway's qualifier for the Eurovision Song Contest last weekend by...

‘Fallen angel’ flies into Eurovision

Music critics hadn't favoured him, but hundreds of thousands of Norwegians certainly did. Andreas Haukeland, better known as TIX, rose above rivals with his...

‘Don’t downplay Corona illness’

Those who believe the Corona virus isn't any worse than the flu "should have their heads examined," claims top Norwegian jazz musician Nils Petter...

Historic home finally gets some help

The elaborate and historic home of Norway's famed violinist Ole Bull has been suffering from a lack of serious maintenance for years. Finally, after...

Norway’s Elvis relishes record

Kjell Henning Bjørnestad, better known as "Kjell Elvis," was relishing his latest victory this week after setting a new world record for singing songs...

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....

Philharmonic tunes up again, online

After last year's centennial celebrations with record-large audiences and revenues, the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra suddenly had to cancel the rest of this season when...

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