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‘Correction’ hits Eurovision result

Norway has ended up in 6th place instead of 5th after the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) felt compelled to "correct the results" of last...

Eurovision ‘winners’ credit Sami joik

No other country's entry at the huge if hotly debated Eurovision Song Contest won as many votes from the public as Norway's trio known...

Norway advanced to Eurovision final

Norway's entry at the annual European song contest known as Eurovision gained enough points at the second semi-final Thursday night that it advanced to...

Missile attacks worry Eurovision

Heightened tensions between Israelis and Palestinians and retaliatory missile attacks are worrying the world again, also the organizers of the huge Eurovision Song Contest....

MGP winners deny they’re copycats

They're bound for the Eurovision Song Contest, while fending off charges that their winning number in Norway's Eurovison preliminary Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) sounded similar...

NRK reverses its Jackson music ban

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) has backed down on its controversial decision to remove the late Michael Jackson's music from its play lists. NRK still plans...

‘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...

‘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...

Black metal band rejects ‘nazi’ label

Norway has produced a lot of internationally successful black metal bands, but now one of them has caused problems for a popular concert venue...

Violin sale led to big tax bill

It was no surprise that Norwegian performing artists like Kygo, Alan Walker and members of the legendary band a-ha would show up on the...

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