Tips & Tricks
Øya Festival (Tøyenparken, Oslo) – this is Oslo’s biggest music festival. In August every year it draws around 60,000 music lovers to Oslo’s east side, where they can enjoy four days of everything from international stars to up-and-coming artists. The Club Night on Tuesday, with concerts at many small clubs, serves as a warm-up for […]
Oslo Opera House (Kirsten Flagstads pl. 1, Sentrum, Oslo) – located by the Oslofjord, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet is housed within this venue. An architectural wonder in its own righA range of events are held there – from classical ballets and operas to pop concerts. Check the Opera House’s website for upcoming events: […]
Sami Country Excursions (northern Norway) – those travelers who opt to visit the northern regions of Norway (in part to see the “Northern Lights”) will also come across the country’s indigenous people, the Sami. The Sami people are also known as Lapps, but prefer to be called Samis. Their culture has been developing in Northern […]
TusenFryd (Vinterbro) – located about 20 km. south of Oslo (along Route E6/E18 towards Sweden), this amusement park has Scandinavia’s most spectacular roller coaster: SpeedMonster, with a speed of 0-90 kilometers in 2 seconds, have 6000 hp and give the passengers a feeling of 4G vertical. Don’t miss ThunderCoaster, which has been elected the 5th […]
Spektrum Arena (Sonja Henie Plass 2, Oslo) – this indoor multipurpose arena, which opened in 1990, has a seating capacity of 8,700. It books a variety of pop and rock acts, such as Bruno Mars, Deep Purple, The Wanted Elton John, and Drake, as well as ice shows like “Disney on Ice”.
Oslo International Jazz Festival – this is a six-day event held every year in August. For more than 20 years, the festival has offered a broad range of jazz experiences; be it the Count Basie Orchestra at Oslo Concert Hall or Lars Frank Trio at a subway station. Oslo Jazz Festival presents well-known and unknown […]