Bergen has the world’s largest and finest gingerbread town. Kindergartens, schools, businesses and thousands of individuals have contributed every year since Christmas in 1991.
At the Farmers Market in Bergen you will find food produced locally direct from the farmer, himself!
This is the preliminary program for the Norwegian Constitution Day in Bergen at May 17th 2015. The official program will be published at May 8th 2015.
At the world famous Bryggen (the wharf) and in the port area, the urban meet country life this day. You can experience a vibrant boat life with all sorts of interesting old wooden boats, small boats and ships in the harbor, do a good market trading in the traditional style, meet happy people in new and old fashion clothes, and enjoy one of the many outdoor cafés in the city center.
Plan your Bergen events now, here are the dates for main events in Bergen 2015
Best products from farms in Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane.
A multidisciplinary festival with programmes on all the performing arts fields.
Lighting of the Advent Candles at Mount Floyen Bergen will be at: First light at November 30th, then…
Hanseatic Days will be arranged in Bergen from June 9th to June 12th in 2016. Bergen is a member of the 180-strong modern league of hanseatic cities. Every year one city hosts the Hanseatic Days. In 2016, the Hanseatic Days comes back to Bergen in Norway. The Hanseatic Days are large scale events that include…
World Road Cycling Championship in 2017 will be held in Bergen Norway. Bergen have driven a year-long battle for this road cyclist championship, and today came the happy message via a telephone call from UCI: Bergen is awarded the World Cycling Championship! Start your Bergen hotel booking today 😉 News article to be updated with…
Bergen City Marathon was arranged for the first time at Saturday 28 April 2012. The race run through the streets of the city center of Bergen, to Sandviken and back to the center.
Games tournaments featuring national and international champions, family activities and entertainment. Including competitions in Twister, Risk, Monopoly, Darts, Trivial Pursuit, Pictionary, Bridge, Chess, Poker, Backgammon, Pub Quiz and much more.
Established to promote music, especially blues and related forms, on an idealistic and non-commercial basis.
Here you can see both Norwegian national costumes and the great atmosphere in the street called Olav Kyrres Gate
You can witness fighting scenes with re-enactment groups, you can practice your skill with bow and arrow at the archery range, and have a look at the merchandise for sale at the market.
We are happy to welcome Borealis, a new festival of contemporary music in Bergen. Borealis is a festival that builds on the best of the well-established festivals, Music Factory and Autunnale. 25 concerts, performances, music theatres and sound installations. Everything from the beautiful, quiet and lyrical to the heavy drums with electronics and comics. Location:…
Here are some images from the ceremony at Torgallmenningen
A very hard run up Mount Sandviken, a path called Stoltzekleiven. Elevation 313 meters.
Annual comic book festival
A annual organized hike at the seven mountains surrounding Bergen.
Night Jazz (Nattjazz) is the longest jazz festival in Northern Europe and is annually arranged during late May, early June in Bergen. Concerts are presented throughout the festival period, both at the festival area and at other venues in the city. The festival area is an old sardines factory which is now used for concerts,…
Bergen wine festival in 2015 will be held in end of August. This will be three days with producer visits, lectures, tastings, wine train, winemaker’s dinners and ending with the wine expo in a local venue. Fourteen restaurants and wineries in Bergen stood behind the event which was held for the first time in 2011.…
There will be public fireworks in the center of Bergen on New Years Eve 2014. Read all about it here…
New Year’s Eve Parties in Bergen: There are a number of bars and nightclubs that are open at New Year’s Eve in Bergen. Read more here…
Popular Christmas Market in the Haseatic buildings Shcotstuene, in English known as the Haseatic Assembly Rooms. This year it is the 10th time this market is arranged.
In Norwegian language this market is known as “Julemarked i Bergen – design og kunsthåndverk“.
Event dates in year 2014 are:
December 12, 13 and 14th
The best introduction to Bergen is an enthusiastic local who loves the city. The Bergen Photo Walk is primarily intended as a social walk where like-minded people go for a walk in the town to take pictures, led by a local person living in Bergen. Please note, your walk leader isn’t a city guide, but…
A private owned house for artists. Capacity of approximately 1600 persons indoor.
Each year we have a gathering in the center of Bergen where we celebrate the light.
Most Norwegians celebrate Christmas, whether they are Christians or not. In Norway we celebrate the Christmas on Christmas Eve the 24th December, then we eat good traditional Norwegian food and give each other Christmas presents.
Bergen has been selected as one of the ports that will be visited by the Tall Ships Race in 2014.
Finding the Koengen concert arena in Bergen
In order to understand the dominant place occupied by the celebration of the 17th of May in the national consciousness it is necessary to view it against its historical background.
Those who already have experienced the real Octoberfest in Germany know what they can look forward to, in a much smaller scale This will be an ecperience you can’t miss!
Norwegian name: Oktoberfestival i Bergen.
Location: Center of Bergen.
Address: Next to the Fish Market in Bergen
Telephone: +47 93 20 03 20.
West Norwegian Opera