Let's celebrate Norwegian festivals!
On 17 May, we celebrate Norway. This day is a celebration of the Norwegian Constitution, which was signed in Eidsvoll on 17 May 1814.
For this occasion we have highlighted some Norwegian festivals present on FestivalFinder.eu. Let's have a look at them and celebrate this day with them.
Bergen International Festival
26/05/2021 - 09/06/2021
The Bergen International Festival in Bergen, Norway, presents art in all its guises: Music, theatre, dance, opera and visual art. It is the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries.
For almost seven decades, the Festival has celebrated and rattled the city for a fortnight of hundreds of events, where the best artists from Norway and abroad perform. The 2021 festival will take place from 26 May to 09 June, and will offer the opportunity to stream events from home, as well as traditional tickets to the venues.
Førde Traditional and World music Festival
07/07/2021 - 11/07/2021
The Førde Traditional and World Music Festival is the largest festival for trad and world music in Scandinavia, presenting about 90 acts from 30 venues and 300 artists from all over the world for 25-30 000 visitors each year. In addition, we arrange concerts and other events during the year.
The festival programme is of great variety, with concerts, workshops, exhibitions, children’s events, dance evenings etc. Plus different kinds of projects during the festival week and throughout the year.
Vill Vill Vest
09/09/2021 - 11/09/2021
Vill Vill Vest is a music festival showcasing Norwegian artists at Bergen's most established venues. During the festival, the city of Bergen is transformed into one huge concert venue where you can discover your new favorite artist and enjoy excellent live music. The city on the Western coast of Norway is known for its thriving music scene, and home for internationally acknowledged artists. In addition to the showcase line-up, the music organisation Brak presents an extensive conference programme, inviting both national and international participants to debates, talks and seminars.
Many other Norwegian festivals are running in 2021. Have a look at their programme:
- Nattjazz 2021
- Eggstock Festival
- Bergen Pride (Regnbuedagene i Bergen)
- Beyond the Gates festival
- Farsund Folk Festival
- Bergen kirkeautunnale
- PIKSEL festival for kunst og fri teknologi
- Audiatur - festival for ny poesi
- BIG BANG Festival - Adventurous Music Festival for a Young Audience
[Go Green] Galway International Arts Festival
In 2023, GIAF introduced Green Ambassadors as part of its Volunteer Programme to promote best waste management practices, extend the single-use plastic ban, and increase recycling. Read the story to know more!
[Go Green] RZM Festival
RZM festival went green with car-sharing, river-sourced non-drinking water, and eco-friendly infrastructure built from local wood and bamboo. Dry toilets with sawdust replaced chemical ones, minimising environmental impact. Read the story to know more about it!
[Go Green] i-Fest International Film Festival
i-Fest GREEN, situated in Pollino National Park, prioritises environmental consciousness through cinema and direct experiences. The festival, committed to leaving locations cleaner, engages youth with initiatives like i-Clean and adheres to the Plastic Free campaign. Activities include screenings, thematic meetings, and the use of electric cars for sustainable transportation.