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Astrup Fearnley Museet at Tjuvholmen in Oslo, Norway - Photo: CH - visitnorway.com/Louise Bourgeois: The couple, 2003
Astrup Fearnley Museet at Tjuvholmen in Oslo, Norway Photo: CH - visitnorway.com/Louise Bourgeois: The couple, 2003

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Astrup Fearnley Museet at Tjuvholmen in Oslo, Norway - Photo: CH - visitnorway.com/Louise Bourgeois: The couple, 2003

Press releases

Keep up-to-date with what’s happening in Norway with our regular press releases.

Press releases

Source: Visitnorway

Press releases

Press release - 15 Oct 2014

Northern Lights boosts tourism to Norway

The interest in aurora trips to Norway has soared in recent years. Now the best solar weather for a decade is set to break a new record of visitors.

Press release - 21 Aug 2014

Norway’s coolest cabin opens the doors for hikers and skiers

The Rabot Mountain Cabin welcomes hikers from all over the world to a design surprise high up in the mountains in Northern Norway.

Press release - 20 May 2014

Arctic Race of Norway 2014

Northern Norway´s coastline will once again make a spectacular backdrop when the world’s cycle elite meet in the northernmost bike race in the world.

Press release - 9 May 2014

Ten thousands of children parading in Oslo for constitution bicentenary

The Norwegian royal family will greet a procession of children from more than 100 schools from their balcony at the Royal Palace on 17th of May.

Press release - 29 Apr Jan 2014

Oslo - The proud host of EuroPride 2014

Oslo Pride is this year’s proud host of EuroPride, the annual European pride festival. The event will take place in Norway’s capital Oslo.

Press release - 23 Apr 2014

National Geographic names reindeer round-up in Finnmark a "Tour of a lifetime"

National Geographic Traveler urges their 8.5 million readers to join the spring reindeer migration with Karasjok based company Turgleder AS.

Press release - Apr 10 2014

The Tall Ship Races are coming to Norway…are you?

In 2014, the Norwegian cities of Bergen and Fredrikstad will among the hosts to The Tall Ship Races, one of the worlds world’s largest sporting event.

Press release - Jan 17 2014

The Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution 2014

In 2014 it will be 200 years since the Norwegian Constitution was signed and numerous events will take place around the country.

Press release - 27 Nov 2013

NorwayLights – the mobile app that shows the way to the northern lights

Visitnorway launches NorwayLights; a free, user-friendly northern lights app with forecasts from places known as «northern lights cities» in Norway.

Press release - 31 Oct 2013

Watch Madcon´s postcard from Norway

The Norwegian pop duo Madcon team up with the Norwegian tourism board, Visitnorway, when launching their new music video "All I Do" this week.

Press release - 15 Oct 2013

Norwegian town finally gets to see the sun

After years of winter darkness, the 100-year-old idea of a sun-tracking mirror finally brings the sunshine back to the small Norwegian town of Rjukan.

Press release - 27 sep 2013

Ekeberg Park - a Sculpture Park of International Format

On 26 September 2013, Oslo and Norway will get a brand new sculpture park in a large-scale international format.

Press release - 19 Sep 2013

Norway named one of the top adventure destinations in the world

Norway is listed in the ‘Top Ten Adventure Nations’ list in Lonely Planet’s new book Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures.

Press release - 08 Aug 2013

A Cycling Fairytale in Northern Norway

Norway’s coastline makes a spectacular backdrop for the Arctic Race of Norway, the most northern bike race in the world.

Press release - 15 May 2013

The midnight sun never sets in Norway

Make the most of your holiday this summer; go to Norway where the sun never sets.

Press release - 14 May 2013

Norway powered by nature = true

As one of the first countries in the world, Norway is launching a standard for sustainable destinations.

Press release - 23 Jan 2013

Norway makes the world scream

Visitnorway is making the longest scream in the world to celebrate the anniversary of the famous Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.

Press release - 12 Nov 2012

See the lights fantastic

Scientists predict this winter will be the best in many years to experience the northern lights.

Press release - 2 Oct 2012

New food hall opens in Oslo

Mathallen, Oslo’s new food hall, opened earlier this month in a beautiful restored factory building.

Press release - 27 Sep 2012

New landmark museum by Renzo Piano opens in Oslo

The new art museum, designed by architect Renzo Piano, officially opens on Oslo waterfront on 29 September 2012.

Press release - 20 Sep 2012

Nuart Festival 2012

This popular street art festival held in Stavanger, Fjord Norway, is set to be the biggest yet.

Press release - 25 Jun 2012

Trollstigen National Tourist Route

Trollstigen National Tourist Road officially opened on 16 June 2012. The Trollstigen Mountain Plateau was designed by Reiulf Ramstad Architects AS.

Press release - 21 May 2012

Norwegian fjords take home a webby award

The official travel guide to Norway, visitnorway.com is awarded a Webby for best home page/welcome page in tonight’s 16th annual webby award ceremony.

Press release - 12 May 2012

The famous Fish Market in Bergen is relaunched

The city of Bergen has invested more than NOK 120 million in Bergen’s perhaps foremost tourist attraction, the Fish Market.

Press release - 17 Apr 2012

Røros wins yet another prestigious award

Destination Røros wins prestigious Tourism for Tomorrow award at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) awards ceremony in Tokyo.