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Festivals in Southern Norway

It is a large number of festivals in Southern Norway. In the summer time focused on music and local food and many smaller events throughout the year.

Here are some of the festival highlights:

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Last updated:  2014-01-24
 - Photo: Anders Martinsen
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Seafood festival in Mandal - Photo: Anders Martinsen

Festivals in Southern Norway

It is a large number of festivals in Southern Norway. In the summer time focused on music and local food and many smaller events throughout the year.

Festivals in Southern Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Music festivals in Southern Norway

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Kristiansand S

Saturday 12 Jul 2014

Odderøya Live: Bob Dylan concert

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Flekkefjord

Thursday 17 Jul 2014 to Saturday 19 Jul 2014

Fjellparkfestivalen 2014

This music festival was established in 1982, which makes it the oldest in Norway. The local Rock Club is behind this successful festival that offers...
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Wednesday 04 Jun 2014

Concert: Aerosmith + Alice Cooper @ Odderøya Live

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Kristiansand S

Friday 01 Aug 2014 to Saturday 02 Aug 2014

Skvuppfestivalen

The festival is for unknown and local bands who often are not given the opportunity to play on larger festivals....

Kristiansand S

Friday 12 Sep 2014 to Saturday 13 Sep 2014

Southern Discomfort Festival

In 2002 Southern Discomfort metal festival started up in Kristiansand in the south of Norway. Every year it brings everything from big artists to...
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Risør

Friday 25 Jul 2014 to Saturday 26 Jul 2014

FyrJam

FyrJam is a two-day music festival on the beautiful Island Stangholmen. Bands and musicians from Risør`s and the region`s rich and diverse music scene...
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Kristiansand S

Thursday 04 Sep 2014 to Saturday 06 Sep 2014

Punkt Festival 2014

PUNKT is a jazz/electronica music festival in the city of Kristiansand in the south of Norway. The festival is a concept based on a combination of...
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Færvik

Saturday 28 Jun 2014 to Thursday 03 Jul 2014

Hove Festival

The Hove Festival is a festival for those who like the entire experience of festivals. Camping, community, relaxation and nature. You can spend the...

Fossdal

Thursday 31 Jul 2014 to Sunday 03 Aug 2014

Eikerapen Roots Festival

Eikerapen Roots Festival is an annual international roots music festival held in Åseral, South Norway. The first festival was arranged in August 2004...

Vatnestrøm

Friday 08 Aug 2014 to Saturday 09 Aug 2014

Oggefestivalen

Outdoor dance festival at Ogge Gjesteheim....
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Tvedestrand

Tuesday 01 Jul 2014 to Sunday 06 Jul 2014

Skjærgårds Music & Mission

Skjærgårds Music & Mission Festival is one of Europe's largest festival of its kind. The festival invites you to Risøya, as a perfect setting, with...

Kristiansand S

Friday 25 Jul 2014 to Saturday 26 Jul 2014

Music Festival: Måkeskrik

The last weekend in July there will be a music festival in Bendiksbukta at Odderøya in Kristiansand. A two-day alternative music festival in the genre...
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Arendal

Wednesday 23 Jul 2014 to Saturday 26 Jul 2014

Canal Street - music festival

In the course of 16 years, Canal Street has offered large musical events to the inhabitants of Arendal, tourists and other guests. About 20-25 000...
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Kristiansand S

Friday 04 Jul 2014 to Saturday 05 Jul 2014

Palmesus at Bystranda - The city beach

The Palmesus festival is a summer party on the city beach in Kristiansand. Palmesus is Scandinavia's biggest beach party, attracting more than 20,000...
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Kristiansand S

Friday 11 Jul 2014

Odderøya Live: Backstreet Boys + Morten Harket (the voice of A-Ha)

Morten Harket and Backstreet Boys will play live at Odderøya Live Festival in Kristiansand. Backstreet Boys, with 100 million sold albums, is on...
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Gjerstad

Thursday 10 Jul 2014 to Saturday 12 Jul 2014

Risør Bluegrassfestival

Other festivals in Southern Norway

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Vanse

Thursday 26 Jun 2014 to Sunday 29 Jun 2014

American Festival Vanse

Each year the city of Farsund comes alive with American culture at the American Festival. It is a great event with fun and activitites for everyone....
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Homborsund

Thursday 10 Jul 2014 to Saturday 12 Jul 2014

Ikkjevel! 2014

A small local festival with good prices and nice music at the place Rørmoen in Homborsund, Grimstad.  When: 10-12 July   www.ikkjevel....
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Flekkefjord

Friday 25 Jul 2014 to Sunday 27 Jul 2014

Laksefestivalen

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Farsund

Thursday 28 Aug 2014 to Sunday 31 Aug 2014

Nordsjøfestivalen 2014

Nordsjøfestivalen in Farsund is an international musicfestival which focuses on the traditional music found around The North Sea. The festival is a...
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Flekkefjord

Tuesday 10 Jun 2014 to Sunday 15 Jun 2014

Smaaby festival 2014

The Smaaby festival is a popular annual event in Flekkefjord. It offers something for everyone, either you are interested in culture, motor vehicles,...
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Tvedestrand

Tuesday 01 Jul 2014 to Sunday 06 Jul 2014

Skjærgårds Music & Mission

Skjærgårds Music & Mission Festival is one of Europe's largest festival of its kind. The festival invites you to Risøya, as a perfect setting, with...

Grimstad

Thursday 12 Jun 2014 to Tuesday 17 Jun 2014

The Norwegian Short Film Festival 2014

The Norwegian Short Film Festival is an important debut arena for many young filmmakers in Norway, and for the more established filmmakers perhaps the...
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Mandal

Thursday 07 Aug 2014 to Sunday 10 Aug 2014

Shellfishfestival in Mandal

The town is turned "upside down" this second weekend of August. Seafood and shellfish are on the menu - the town is busy and summing with happy...
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Risør

Thursday 31 Jul 2014 to Saturday 02 Aug 2014

Risør Wooden Boat Festival

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