|Bergen sentrum (25 May 2022 - 8 June 2022)|
The Bergen International Festival (Festspillene i Bergen) presents art in all its guises: music, theatre, dance, opera and visual art.
The city is turned upside down when the Bergen International Festival starts in May. The 2021 festival will be a combination of events with audience at the venues, and a selection of streamed events.
The festival was established in 1953 and is the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries. It is the longest standing and the foremost music and theatre festival in Norway.
2022 Festival programme
The 70th festival opens in the Grieg Hall on 25 May 2022 with the world premiere of the symphonic version of Taylor Mac's performance A 24-decade history of popular music, together with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in the Grieg Hall.
Information about the programme is available at the festival’s website. The different events are divied between three categories: festivities, foundations and frictions.
Entertainment and surprises. For young and old. Playful scenes in the streets and events at new and familiar venues broad appeal. Experiences for your head, heart and feet.
The best of the best in the classical art tradition. Tradition and renewal, depth and reflection. Performances and concerts with a history.
Reckless and shrewd, experimenting and exploring. New technology and boundless artistic landscapes.
The high-tech dissemination center takes You on a journey into the German occupiers ideological view and some of its brutal consequences.
Kunsthall 3,14 question the present for the future
The picturesque Fish Market in Bergen is one of Norway's most visited outdoors markets. The Fish Market sells seafood, fruit and vegetables.
Extensive collection of art and design. Masterpieces by Nikolai Astrup, Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, J. C. Dahl and “the Silver Treasure”.
Bergen Kunsthall is one of Norway’s premier arenas for contemporary art. Variety of exhibitions from international and Norwegian artists.
Bergen Cathedral is nearly 900 years old. It started as a church dedicated to Olav the Holy, Norway’s patron saint, around year 1150.
From catechism to flannel boards - Norways oldest school building.
Founded in the 15th c., St. George’s was a hospital for lepers until the middle of the 20th c. The present day buildings date back to the 18th c.
Fløibanen will be closed for upgrading from September 20th 2021 until April 1st 2022.
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