Go to content Go to navigation
Bergen

Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June

Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June Photo: Knowit
Read more: Leif Ove Andsnes
Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June Photo: Festspillene i Bergen
Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June

Contact information

Description

Bergen International Festival was founded in 1953 and has focused on presenting prominent international and Norwegian artists in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts. The Festival, which is the principal event of its kind in Norway, takes place every year over 15 days at the end of May and presents over 190 events. The festival is a member of the European Festivals Association. His Majesty Kind Harald V is the festival's Royal patron. The music of Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907) performed at his home, Troldhaugen, has from the outset been an important part of the festival.

Visitors and ticket sales:
Ticket prices range from EUR 13,50 - 57,00

Arts Representation:
Classical, including contemporary, music; opera; chamber music; recitals; dance; theatre; outdoor events and street performance.
Fringe events include : Children's festival; Music Factory (contemporary music); jazz festival; festival exhibition; literary festival.

Festival Venues:
Grieg Hall (1500 seats); Logen chamber music hall (re-inaugurated 1997) (500); Håkon's Hall (King's Hall from 12th century) (430); Bergen National Theatre (three theatre halls)
(80-450); Dance Theatre (300); St John's Church (900); other medieval churches in Bergen; Troldsalen (200); the villa at Troldhaugen, composer Edvard Grieg's home (60); violinist Ole Bull's (1810-1880) home, Lysøen (90); composer Harald Sæverud's (1897-1992) home, Siljustøl (60); performances at other theatres in Bergen and outdoor events around the city centre.

- Under the patronage of His Majesty King Harald V of Norway
- Member of European Festivals Association
- Established 1953

Categories

  • Festivals Festivals

Event details

Where:Bergen sentrum
5/27/2015 - 6/10/2015
Mon - Sun
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June - Photo: Knowit

Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June

Bergen International Festival was founded in 1953 and has focused on presenting prominent international and Norwegian artists in the fields of music,...

Bergen International Festival 27 May - 10 June

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Top of the fjords

Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.

Key facts on Bergen

Bergen is Norway’s second largest city with 240.000 inhabitants. The city was founded more than 900 years ago.

Tourist information for Bergen

All the information you need on Bergen and the fjords in one place. At the tourist information you can also buy the Bergen Card.

Attractions in Bergen

Top attractions in Bergen include Bryggen, the Fløibanen Funicular, the Fish Market, the Edvard Grieg Museum at Troldhaugen and Fantoft Stave Church.

Winter in Bergen

Winter is the time for some excellent cross-country skiing near Bergen, and there are fantastic downhill slopes for those looking for action.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter