People from Bergen grasp any excuse for a festival. Nothing is too trivial!
Every year there are around 60 different festivals and major concerts in Bergen.
Bergen International Festival is Northern Europe’s largest music and theater festival and is held every year in late May / early June and presents around 200 events in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and performing arts.
For many locals and visitors the highlight of the year is Bergenfest!
Bergenfest is Western Norway's largest music festival that takes place in beautiful surroundings at Bergenhus Fortress in the city center. During a 4-5 day period in mid-June each year Bergenfest offers the very best of international and Norwegian artists in a delightful mixture of genres.
In the end of May / beginning of June northern Europe's longest jazz festival is held in Bergen. Nattjazz (Night jazz) presents music for those who want to enjoy themselves with familiar material as well as those who want to expand their musical horizon.
Bergen International Festival is held in May/June followed by Nattjazz and Bergenfest. During the summer you can also enjoy Grieg in Bergen – a series of concerts over 10 weeks. Eggstockfestivalen for new bands are held every year in June and the festival Ekko for Contemporary Art & Music in October. And last but not least the Baroque music festival Holdbergdagene in November / December.
In addition to music festivals Bergen offers a range of other festivals like Bergen Matfest – a festival with local food and Bergen Beer Festival, both held every year in September or Bergen International Whisky and Beer Festival in February.
Take a look at the complete list below of all the festivals and find your favorites!
Tags: Festivals in Bergen, Bergen Festivals
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Borealis is a festival for experimental music. A place where we celebrate the music that falls between the gaps. A place for adventurous listening.
Bringing together new musical experiments from Bergen, Norway and around the world, Borealis...
The Nordic Media Festival is the most prominent and largest media conference in the Nordic region: 1700+ delegates attend, representing the full spectrum of the industry.
The conference features over 100 globally renowned media professionals as...
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..
Annual festival for children showing exciting, innovative and playful theater of high quality from both Norway and the rest of the world.
Eggstock festival is a yearly festival aimed at young unsigned musicians from Hordaland county. The festival stretches over three days during the first week of June.
About two dozen bands sign up for the festival to compete for prizes that could...
The traditional Market Day in Bergen will be held for the 40th time.
This annual event is featuring old-style market traders and a varied program of entertainment including games and exhibitions. This is the celebration of our coastal culture,...
Bergenfest is a four-day open-air festival held in the city centre of Bergen. The festival takes place on the grounds of a medieval fortress and castle in the city’s historic centre.
MusicaNord features every year a 10 weeks continuous summer festival, from June till almost end of August. 40 concerts with focus on Norwegian national composer Edvard Grieg and also other composers.. In addition, MusicaNord also produces closed...
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Games tournaments featuring national and international champions, family activities and entertainment. Including competitions in Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Scrabble, Chess, Poker, Backgammon, Pub Quiz and much more.
Osfest is a music festival in Os, south of Bergen. The festival presents local, national and international artists in a wide variety of genres. This is a festival aimed towards children, youth and families.
Norways largest beer festival with 45 Norwegian breweries gathered at the Bergenhus Fortress!
Welcome to Norway's biggest Local Food Festival!
Meet the producers, buy high quality local products and get inspired by great food experiences! At Bergen Matfest the producers present and sell their own products – all produced from local raw...
Movies from all over the world ensure moments of cinematic magic at Bergen International Film Festival.
Bergen Knitting Festival takes place at The Norwegian Knitting Industry Museum. The festival is arranged for the second time.
Fresh and artistically daring international theatre festival. 10 days with theatre, dance, music, visual imagery, poetry and 3D performances.
Norway's only international dance festival is organised every second year by BIT Teatergarasjen and presents exciting and creative performances from Norway and abroad.