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Akerselva: River walk by torchlight

Akerselva: River walk by torchlight Photo: Oslo kommune
Akerselva: River walk by torchlight Photo: Oslo kommune

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Annual event in honour of the autumnal equinox in Oslo - when night and day are the same length.

A total of 4,000 torches light up the Akerselva river from north to south, creating a mystical atmosphere around the cultural journey. Experience light sculptures, dance, music, art installations and more as you walk along the river.

The event starts at 8 pm and ends at 11 pm (10 pm north of Nydalen). You can start your walk wherever you want, but it is recommened that you walk south along the river.

The project is a co-operation between cultural institutions and local authorities.

Green travel

Akerselva: River walk by torchlight has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:

Eco-lighthouse Environmental certification of private and public enterprises, also tourism Green travel

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  • Guided tours Guided tours

Event details

Where:Akerselva
9/25/2014
Thu
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Transportation


Train > Kjelsås st. Bus No.22/25/37/55 > Kjelsås st.
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Akerselva: River walk by torchlight

Annual event in honour of the autumnal equinox in Oslo - when night and day are the same length. A total of 4,000 torches light up the Akerselva...

Akerselva: River walk by torchlight

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