News from Bergen
Elton John

Concert with Elton John

We are pleased to announce that Sir Elton John will return to Bergen! Friday 3rd July the legendary Brit will once again play at the outdoor arena Koengen in Bergen city center. This time he brings a full band!

Copyright © Steinar Kristoffersen / Bergen Sentrum

The Worlds biggest Gingerbread Town

The world's biggest gingerbread city. Miniature houses, trains, cars and ships made from real gingerbread. Schools and kindergartens contribute every year in making a miniature version of Bergen - all in gingerbread-cookies!

Copyright © Linn Kjos Falkenberg

Festival of Lights 29th November

Traditional opening of the Christmas season, where families are invited to light torches and enjoy a magnificent display of fireworks.

Nøtteknekkeren 2010

The Nutcracker in Grieghallen 19 - 20 December

Young dancers from the Bergen Municipal Art School join with the Bergen Philharmonic for the annual presentation of The Nutcracker in Grieghallen. This is the 10th time Tchaikovsky's masterpiece is performed in Grieghallen and it has become a nice Christmas tradition for many people. Make it your Christmas tradition too!

Copyright © Hobbymessen

Technical hobby fair 31 January - 1 February 2015

The local branch of the Norwegian model railways-enthusiasts club and the Technical Hobby Group in Bergen invites all interested in technical hobbies to an exhibition. On display at the exhibition there will be remote controlled boats, aeroplanes, helicopters and cars. There will also be several train layouts, from small gauge to larger trains.

Copyright © Anders Helgerud

Borealis 11 - 15 March 2015

Bergen Contemporary Music Festival with an exciting programme of live musical performances, music-theatre and sound installations.

Copyright © Bergen Live

Ryan Adams visits Bergen 12 March 2015

The American singer-songwriter, musican and prdoucer, Ryan Adams finally comes back to Bergen. He released his 14th solo album in 2014, "Ryan Adams", and is now on tour.

Copyright © Bergen City Marathon

Bergen City Marathon 25th April 2015

Popular Marathon along the Unesco World Heritage site Bryggen and amongst Bergen's many narrow streets and alleyways.

Ulriken Opp - Kristen Skjeldal

Ulriken Opp - uphill mountain race 23 May 2015

"UlrikenOpp" is an uphill mountain race competition. Everyone can join this competition - The long distance starts from the city centre by "Store Lungegårdsvann", and continues to the top of Ulriken. The shorter distance from "Montana" to the top of Ulriken.

Copyright © Bergen Live

Toto at Bergenhus Fortress

Finally! Toto visit Bergen for the first time. 6 June 2015 they will enter the stage in beautiful surroundings at Bergenhus Fortress. Get ready for a long line of hits!

Copyright © Tom Guldbrandsen

Cycle ride Bergen - Voss 6 June 2015

The ”Fjord classic” Bergen-Voss is not only one of Norway’s biggest and bestknown cyclosportive events, but also one of the world’s most scenic tours. Each year cyclists of all abilities take part in this unique race, each with different goals and expectations.

Copyright © Bergen Live

An evening with Mark Knopfler and band

Mark Knopfler presents his new album on a tour around Europe from May til August 2015. June 9th you can experience him in the beautiful surroundings at Bergenhus Fortress.

Copyright © BIFF/Emil W. Breistein

BIFF - Bergen International Film Festival

Largest film festival in Norway, screening a great mix of new feature and documentary films from all over the world on the 23rd-30th October.


Fjord Norway Half Marathon 29 August - 6 September 2015

Knarvikmila - Fjord Norway Half Marathon is one of the greatest running events in Norway. A unique running weekend with several runs during two days. In 2012 runners from 24 countris and 4 continents were on the starting line. Take part in this fantastic run!

Copyright © Øystein Pettersen

Miniature railway fair for the whole family

The Norwegian Railway Club, Bergen branch has again the pleasure of inviting all model railway enthusiasts to their traditional model railway exhibition in the end of September. Visitors will find an assorted exhibition of model railways to cater for all interests.

Copyright © Marc Domage

Meteor - performing arts festival in October 2015

Fresh and artistically daring international theatre festival. 10 days with theatre, dance, music, visual imagery, poetry and 3D performances.

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