December in Bergen is filled with activities creating the Christmas spirit. Experience the Gingerbread Town, Festival of Light, Christmas Shopping Street, lighting of huge advent lights and sledging down Mount Fløyen.
The world's biggest gingerbread town. 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!
Child brides, violence against women, female genital mutilation, homophobia and migration. These are only a few of the themes the Turkish artist Sükran Moral treats in her controversial oeuvre. This autumn she will open the largest solo exhibition of her career so far —at KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway.
"Art in Battle” addresses how art and art institutions were used by the Nazi regime in Germany and in occupied Norway. The exhibition opens on September 4th and will be at display until February 7th next year.
Young dancers from the Bergen Municipal Art School join with the Bergen Philharmonic for the annual presentation of The Nutcracker in Grieghallen.
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.
Bergen Contemporary Music Festival with an exciting programme of live musical performances, music-theatre and sound installations.
Popular Marathon along the Unesco World Heritage site Bryggen and amongst Bergen's many narrow streets and alleyways.
Two intense weeks with over 200 events in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts.
It's the time for the NATTJAZZ feeling! Walk through the city in the early hours of the morning, soak in the summer air with music in your head and in your blood..
"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.
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.
Tired of missing out on Norseman? New event to offer sheltered swim, bridge biking and a fast, flat run. An epic triathlon along the coast of western Norway just outside Bergen!
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.