Russia & Baltics Tours

Oslo Events: What's On?

Oslo Events: What's On?
18.12.2018

Oslo Events: What's On?

Opera, ballet and dance

Experience opera, ballet and concerts of the highest artistic quality at the Norwegian Opera and Ballet in Bjørvika. Dansens Hus at Vulkan offers a varied program with an emphasis on contemporary dance

Theatre and shows

The major theatre institutions Nationaltheatret, Oslo Nye Teater and Det Norske Teatret have a total of ten stages, and together with the city’s more experimental stages they ensure that the
city has a rich theatre offering.
If you prefer musicals, shows and standup, Folketeatret and Latter at Aker Brygge have big performances almost year round

Festivals

Pop and rock headline at the big summer festivals Norwegian Wood (June), Øyafestivalen (August) and Granittrock (September)
Fans of other genres will find their own festival at the International Church Music Festival (March), the Inferno Metal Festival (March/ April), Oslo Jazzfestival (August), Chamber Music Festival (August), ULTIMA Contemporary Music Festival (September), and Oslo World Music Festival (Oct/ Nov) . There are also festivals for movies, food and drinks, literature, dance, opera, and much more

Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize is celebrated every year on the 10th and 11th of December in Oslo, with the award ceremony in City Hall followed by a torchlight parade and concert to honor the winner. Visit the Nobel Peace Centre throughout the year for exhibitions about the famous prize

Concerts

Oslo has one of Europe’s most exhilarating event calendars, with an unusual amount of venues and concerts.
Oslo Spektrum and the Telenor Arena regularly host concerts
for world famous artists and the famous Rockefeller stage and Sentrum Scene have weekly concerts with known national
and international names. The
Oslo Philharmonic plays at Oslo Konserthus, which also hosts big names from the world of classical music and jazz. Among the many jazz clubs in Oslo, the magnificent Gamle Logen is worth mentioning.

NIGHTLIFE

Oslo’s nightlife is diverse, with each neighborhood displaying its own particular style.
City centre and Karl Johans gate
Find your way to some of the most popular bars and clubs in Oslo city centre. Including a number of famous jazz and blues clubs like Herr Nielsen and Nasjonal Jazzscene.

Grünerløkka

Grünerløkka lies north-east of the city centre. It’s a place where concert halls like Blå and Parkteatret are an integral part of the nightlife. Many of the neighbourhood’s bars and cafés transform into cool hangouts in the evening. The number of pubs that brew their own beers has continued to grow steadily over the last couple of years.

Grønland

The east side of town is a fresh mix of laid-back clubs with varying music, like Dattera til Hagen, as well as a number of local pubs that offer some of Oslo’s cheapest beer.

Youngstorget

North of the city centre lies a sea of bars and concert halls, many of them playing alternative/ rock orientated music, like Café Mono and Revolver.

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