News from Bergen
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Grieg in Bergen Festival

MusicaNord features every year a 10 weeks continuous summer festival, from June till August. 40 concerts with focus on Norwegian national composer Edvard Grieg and also other composers.

Copyright © Thomas Brun

Norway's finest folk musicians - all summer at Mount Fløyen. Book online!

Take Fløibanen funicular to the top of Mount Fløyen and enjoy beautiful folk music in the traditional Fløien Folkerestaurant.

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Coastman Norway 9 August

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!

Copyright © Bergen Live

Metallica in concert 20 August

Metallica visits Norway with only one concert - in Bergen of course! The band has made it at tradition to spend the summer in Europe. Bergen is the only stop in Norway.

Copyright © Opera Bergen

Outdoor opera at Bergenhus Fortress 14 - 23 August

This years summer opera is the 24th outdoor opera arranged by Opera Bergen. Enjoy the summer night with Bizets Carmen - a Carmen performance like no others you've seen!

Copyright © Poul Toft Iversen

Far out festival 21 - 22 August

A music festival in the islands west of Bergen for all who want to enjoy good music in a unique environment. Lots of artists and local bands will be on stage these two days.


Fjord Norway Half Marathon 29 August - 6 September

Knarvikmila - Fjord Norway Half Marathon is one of the greatest running events in Norway. A unique running weekend with several runs during two days.

Copyright © Fylkesmannen i Hordaland

Bergen Matfest - food festival 4 - 6 September

Welcome to Norway's biggest local food festival. Meet the producers, buy high quality local products and get inspired by great food experiences!

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.

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Culture night in Bergen 11 September

A variety of cultural activities in the city centre both indoors and outdoors. A cultural night, as the word says, takes place long after the normal closing time. Free entry to a number of museums, galleries and concert venues.

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Chippendales Get Lucky Tour 23 September

Welcome ladies! Husbands and boyfriends beware – the show, complete with intricate numbers and multiple opportunities for intimate audience participation was designed, choreographed and created with one singular goal - the pleasure of women.

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 23 - 30 September.

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.

Nøtteknekkeren 2010

The Nutcracker in Grieghallen

Young dancers from the Bergen Municipal Art School join with the Bergen Philharmonic for the annual presentation of The Nutcracker in Grieghallen.

Copyright © Anders Helgerud

Borealis 09 - 13 March 2016

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

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Bergen City Marathon 30 April 2016

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

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