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Events - Norway

Due to Covid-19 virus crisis, for now Norway has prohibited all larger events until August, 31st, 2020. Some websites might still show current dates, but it has to be expected that they will be either cancelled, moved out or changed to a different kind of event, e.g. online.

Music

January:   2021   Ilios, Harstad
February:   2021-02-03 - 2021-02-06   Bodø Jazz Open
    2021-02-18 - 2021-02-21   Arctic Chamber Music Festival, Longyearbyen
    2021   Ice Music Festival Norway, Finse
March:   2021-03-04 - 2021-03-06   by:Larm, Oslo
    2021-03-17 - 2021-03-21   Borealis, Bergen (experimental music)
    2021-03-26 - 2021-03-28   Vossa Jazz, Voss
April:   2021-04-01 - 2021-04-04   Inferno Metal Festival, Oslo
    2021   Sámi Beassáš-Márkanat - Saami Easterfestival, Kautokeino + Karasjok
    2021-04-07 - 2021-04-11   Nidaros Bluesfestival, Trondheim
    2021   Soddjazz, Inderøy
May:   2021-05-03 - 2021-05-09   MaiJazz, Stavanger
    2021-05-07 - 2021-05-09   Balejazz, Balestrand
    2021   JazzFest, Trondheim
    2021   Festspillene i Bergen
    2021-05-27 - 2021-05-30   Folkemusikkveka, Ål
    2021-05-28 - 2021-05-30   Vårsøghelga, Surnadal
    2021-05-28 - 2021-06-05   Nattjazzen, Bergen
    2021   Codstock Festivalen, Henningsvær
June:   2021   Hardingtonar, Norheimsund
    2021-06-04 - 2021-06-06   Kråkeslottfestivalen, Bøvær (on Senja)
    2021   Nordkappfestivalen
    2021   Torghattfestivalen, Brønnøysund
    2021-06-18 - 2021-06-19   Dalsmarken, Dalen
    2022-06-18 - 2022-06-24   Top of the World, Tromsø (piano festival)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Cellolyd, Lofoten
    2020-06-24 - 2020-08-05   Allsang på Grensen, Halden (due to Covid-19 the festival will take place without public)
    2020-06-25 - 2020-06-28   Valdres Sommersymfoni, Leira (reduced and shortened due to Covid-19)
July:   Cancelled due to Covid-19   Kongsberg Jazzfestival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Førdefestivalen
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Palmesus, Kristiansand
    2020-07-11 - 2020-07-12   Hilme, Fagernes (reduced and shortened due to Covid-19)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Lofoten Piano Festival, Kabelvåg, Reine, Flakstad, Buksnes
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Norsk Country Treff, Breim
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Riddu Riððu, Kåfjord
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Stavernfestivalen
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Trænafestivalen, Træna (island nearby Bodø)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Midnattsrocken, Lakselv
    2020-07-13 - 2020-07-18   Moldejazz (reduced scope due to Covid-19)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Rootsfestivalen, Brønnøysund
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Sement Blues, Kjøpsvik (nearby Ballangen)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Bukta, Tromsø
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Malakoff, Nordfjordeid (rock festival)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Tydalsfestival′n, Stugudal
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Landsfestivalen i Gammaldansmusikk, Kinsarvik
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Bugøynesfestival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Sorøyrocken, Sørvær (on Sorøya)
  Cancelled due to Covid-19   Utkant, Skjerjehamn
    2020-07-29 - 2020-08-01   Frøyafestivalen (will take place, but due to Covid-19 with reduced scope)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Treungenfestival, Telemark
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Eikerapen Roots Festival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Notodden Blues Festival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   RaumaRock
    2020-07-31 - 2020-08-09   Nordland Musikkfestuke, Bodø
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Peer Gynt, Vinstra
August:   2020-08-03 - 2020-08-09   Karlsøyfestivalen (north of Tromsø) (due to Covid-19 the festival will be held Online only)
    2020-08-04 - 2020-08-09   Kammermusikkfestivalen, Stavanger
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Kalottspel, Målselv (classic, folk, theatre, etc.)
    2020-08-05 - 2020-08-09   Sildajazz, Haugesund (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only within very limited crowds)
    2020-08-12 - 2020-08-16   Oslo Jazzfestival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Øya Festival, Oslo
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Bakgården, Harstad
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Aronnesrocken - Alta Live!
    2020-08-19 - 2020-08-23   Oslo Kammermusikk Festival (reduced and shortened due to Covid-19)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Parken, Bodø
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Pstereo, Trondheim
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   RakettNatt, Tromsø (musik & art festival)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Verket, Mo i Rana
    2020-08-29   Musikkfest Oslo (moved from June to August due to Covid-19)
September:   2020-09-02 - 2020-09-06   Gloppen Musikkfest, Sandane
    2020-09-03 - 2020-09-05   Grenseløsfestivalen, Kirkenes
    2020-09-03 - 2020-09-05   Punkt, Kristiansand
    2020-09-03 - 2020-09-06   Blues in Hell, Stjørdal
    2020-09-03 - 2020-09-06   Lofoten Countryfestival, Leknes
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Granittrock, Grorud (east of Oslo)
    2020-09-09 - 2020-09-19   Ultima Oslo Contempary Music Festival
    2020-09-21 - 2020-09-27   Trondheim Kammermusikkfestival
October:   2020-10-15 - 2020-10-17   Fjæra Bluesklubb Fjordblues, Sandane
    2020-10-15 - 2020-10-18   DølaJazz - Lillehammer Jazzfestival
    2020   Insomnia Festival, Tromsø
    2020-10-22 - 2020-10-25   Dark Season Blues, Longyearbyen
    2020-10-22 - 2020-10-25   Osafestivalen, Voss
    2020-10-27 - 2020-11-01   Oslo World Music Festival
    2020-10-30 - 2020-11-01   Hardanger Musikkfest, Ullensvang (classic music, moved from May to October due to Covid-19)
November:   2020   Hilmarfestivalen, Steinkjer (folk music festival)
    2020-11-04 - 2020-11-08   DanseFestival Barents, Hammerfest
    2020-11-11 - 2020-11-14   Blues i Vintermørket, Vardø

Festivals

January:   2021-01-09   Arktisk Whiskyfestival, Tromsø
    2021-01-18 - 2021-01-24   Tromsø Internasjonale Film Festival
    2021   Gloger Festspillene, Kongsberg
    2021-01-30 - 2021-02-06   Nordlysfestivalen, Tromsø
February:   2021-02-06   Edle Dråper, Stavanger (high quality liquor festival)
    2021   Samisk Uke, Tromsø
    2021   Dra Til Sjøs, Bergen (boat fair)
    2021-02-16 - 2021-02-20   Rørosmartnan, Røros
    2021   Blåfrost, Rognan (culture festival)
March:   2021   Lofoten Internasjonale Fotofestival, Kabelvåg
    2021   Grundsetmartn, Elverum
  2021   Borealis Vinterfestival, Alta
    2021   Solfestuka, Longyearbyen
    2021-03-08 - 2021-03-14   Kosmorama, Trondheim (intl. film festival)
    2021   Romsdalsvinter, Åndalsnes
    2021-03-18 - 2021-03-21   Skreifestivalen, Rørvik
    2021-03-18 - 2021-03-21   Vinterfestspill i Bergstaden, Røros
    2021   Vinterfestuka, Narvik
    2021   High Camp Sunnmøre, Sæbø (outdoor camp activities)
April:   2021-04-09 - 2021-04-11   Camp Villmark, Lillestrøm (outdoor fair)
    2021   DokFilm - Den Norske Dokumentarfilmfestivalen, Volda
May:   2021-05-06 - 2021-05-09   High Camp Turtagrø (outdoor camp activities)
    2021-05-15   St. Hallvards Dag, Oslo
    2021-05-17   17. Mai i Bergen  (national day)
    2021   Norsk Litteraturfestival, Lillehammer
    2021   Stamsund Teaterfestival
    2021   Vømmølfestivalen, Verdal
June:   2021-06-04 - 2021-06-06   Bjørgvin Marknad, Bergen (viking and medieval festival)
    2021   Gamalostfestivalen, Vik
    2021   Bergenfest
    2021-06-10 - 2021-06-13   Vikingfestivalen, Karmøy
    2021   Kortfilmfestivalen, Grimstad
    2021   Slåttefestivalen, Hjartdal
    2021-06-11 - 2021-06-13   Hardanger Trebåtfestival, Norheimsund
    2021   Nord-Norsk Villmarksmesse, Bardu
    2021   Glade dager i Stavern og Brunlanes
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Sånafest, Son und Hølen (dance, performance and culture festival)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Lundefestivalen, Røst
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Røldalsmarknaden
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Harstad
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Kristin Lavransdatter Spelet, Otta - Jørundgard
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Martnan, Trondheim
    2020-06-25 - 2020-06-27   Tahiti-Festivalen, Kristiansund
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Herøydagan (local fair)
July:   Cancelled due to Covid-19   ArtiJuli, Skaland (Senja) (art festival)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   UtIHavet - Mausundfestivalen
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Millionfisken, Sjøvegan (Salangen)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Skudefestivalen, Skudenes (nearby Haugesund)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Opera Di Setra, Tylldalen (Tynset)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Herøyspelet Kongens Ring, Herøy
    2020-07-04 - 2020-07-11   Galleria Kunstfestival, Mosjøen
    2020-07-05 - 2020-07-12   Norsk Fjellfestival, Åndalsnes-Rauma
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Dansefestivalen i Sel, Otta
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Ålesund Båtfestival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Fru Guri av Edøy, Edøy (Smøla) (open air theater)
    2021-07-16 - 2021-07-18   Barnas Vikingdagar, Steinkjer
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Fiskefestivalen Bessaker
    2020-07-17 - 2020-07-29   Olsok i Tolga(reduced scope due to Covid-19)
    2020   AureVeka
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Rørvikdagan
    2020-07-22 - 2020-07-25   Gladmat, Stavanger (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only in smaller scale)
    2020-07-22 - 2020-08-09   Grieg in Bergen (reduced and shortened due to Covid-19)
    2020-07-23 - 2020-07-25   Sjarken, Dønna
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Márkomeannu, Evenes (Sápmi Festival)
    2020-07-24 - 2020-07-25   Fløterfestivalen, Nordre Osen (northeast of Rena, floating festival)
    2020-07-24 - 2020-08-02   Naturfestivalen, Ørsta
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Spelet om Heilag Olav, Stiklestad
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Middelalderuke i Numedal
    2020-07-28 - 2020-08-03   Olavsfest, Trondheim (due to Covid-19 the festival will be held Online only)
    2020-07-29 - 2020-08-02   Kirkenesdagene (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only in smaller scale)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Fiskeridagene, Åkrehamn
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Elden, Røros (historic music theater)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Bryggerifestivalen i Trondheim (brewery festival)
    2020-07-30 - 2020-08-01   Trøndersk Matfestival, Trondheim
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   World Championship Halibut Fishing, Havøysund
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Kunesdagan, Kunes (nearby Lebesby)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Etnemarknaden, Etne
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Festspillene i Elverum
August:   2020-08-04 - 2020-08-07   Hamsundagene på Hamarøy
    2020-08-04 - 2020-08-08   Varangerfestivalen, Vadsø (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only with reduced scope)
    2020-08-05 - 2020-08-08   Ibsen- og Hamsundagene, Grimstad (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only with reduced scope)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Grensetreff, Halden (meeting of historic cars)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Risør Trebåtfestival, Sørlandet
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Steinkjermartnan
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Skalldyrfestivalen, Mandal
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Telemarkfestivalen, Bø
    2020-08-06 - 2020-08-09   Tønsberg Vikingfestival
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Kong Arthur-Spelet, Sandsøy
    2020   Kraftfestivalen, Askim (music, theater, literature)
    2020-08-13 - 2020-08-15   NamsosMartnan (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only with reduced scope)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Havnedagene, Haugesund
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Rennebumartnan, Rennebu (house keeping and handicraft fair)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Den Norske Matfestivalen, Ålesund
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Øras Dager, Verdal
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Elvefestivalen, Drammen
    2020-08-22 - 2020-08-30   Vesterålen Matfestival, Sortland (will take place, but due to Covid-19 only with reduced scope)
September:   2020-09-02 - 2020-09-06   Bjørnsonfestivalen, Molde (literature)
    2020   NuArt, Stavanger (art festival)
    2020-09-03 - 2020-09-05   Bergen Matfestival
    2020-09-04 - 2020-09-06   Fjellfilmfestivalen, Skjolden
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Ryfest, Hjelmeland
    2020-09-07 - 2020-09-11   Longyearbyen Litteraturfestival
    2020   Nordkapp Filmfestival, Honningsvåg
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Dyrsku′n, Seljord
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Lurøy Strikkefestival, Lurøy (on Onøya)
    2020-09-11 - 2020-09-13   Raptus, Bergen (comic festival)
    2020   Kristiansand Whiskyfestival
    2020   Trondheim Whiskyfestival (might be moved from March to September due to Covid-19)
    2020-09-16 - 2020-09-20   Kapittel - Stavanger Internasjonale Festival for Litteratur
    2020-09-16 - 2020-09-27   Forskningsdagene, events all over the country
    2020-09-17 - 2020-09-19   Tiendebytte, Mosjøen (Norways oldest market)
    2020-09-18 - 2020-09-20   Romsdalsmartnan, Åndalsnes
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Ottamartnan
October:   2020   Fjell og Fårikålfestivalen, Oppdal
    2020-10-07 - 2020-10-18   BIFF - Bergen Internasjonale Filmfestival
    2020-10-09 - 2020-10-11   Hardanger Matkulturfestival, Eidfjord
    2021   CODA Oslo International Dance Festival
    2020-10-21 - 2020-10-25   Nordic Light Festival of Photography, Kristiansund
    2020   Kulturnatt Haugesund
November:   2020-11-04 - 2020-11-07   Silk - Skudenshavn Internasjonale Litteratur- og Kulturfestival
    2020-11-05 - 2020-11-07   Norsk Rakfiskfestival, Fagernes
    2020-11-05 - 2020-11-07   Ordkalotten - Tromsø Internasjonale Litteraturfestival
    2020-11-06 - 2020-11-07   Oslo Whiskyfestival
    2020   Jul i Rosendal
December:   2020-12-03 - 2020-12-06   Julemarked Røros (christmas market)
    2020-12-05   et Årsverk, Stabekk (film festival)

Sports

January:   2021-01-01 - 2021-01-03   Mush Synnfjell, Nord-Torpa (dogsledge race)
    2021-01-09   Mørketidsløp - Polar Night Halfmarathon, Tromsø
    2021   Bergebyløpet, Vadsø (650 and 350km dogsledge races)
February:   2021   Rally Finnskog, Kongsvinger
    2021-02-04 - 2021-02-10   Femundløpet, Røros (600 km dogsledge-race)
    2021-02-07 - 2021-02-16   Dalarna Femund Forkörarförening (horse-sledge tour from Dalarna to the Rørosmartnan)
    2021-02-20   Furusjøen Rundt Rennet, Kvam (x-country ski race)
    2021   Tromsø Skimaraton
    2021   Trysil Ski Maraton
March:   2021-03-06   Holmenkollmarsjen, Olso
    2021   Holmenkollen Skifest, Oslo
    2021   RawAir, Holmenkollen, Lillehammer, Trondheim, Vikersund (ski jump tournament)
    2021-03-12 - 2021-03-21   Finnmarksløpet, Alta (dogsledge-race)
    2021   Silsetrenna, Harstad
    2021   TelemarkHelten HelteRennet (cross country race)
    2021   Yukigassen, Vardø (snowball battle)
    2021-03-12 - 2021-03-14   Icebug Frozen Lake Marathon, Tisleifjorden (nearby Gol)
    2021   Hinnøyløpet, Harstad
    2021   VM i Skreifiske, Svolvær
    2021   Holmenkollen Skiskytterfest, Oslo (biathlon)
    2021-03-20   Birken Skifestival, Lillehammer (58 km ski race)
    2021   Pasvik Trail, Svanhovd (300 km dog sledge race)
    2021   Saami Ski Race, Enontekiö (FIN) - Kautokeino (30, 60 and 90 km x-country race)
    2021-03-27 - 2021-03-28   Flyktningerennet, Lierne (cross country skiing)
    2021-03-28   Holmøyskarrennet, Stryn (25 km race)
    2021   Vake - Varanger Arctic Kite Enduro, Berlevåg - Vardø (long distance snow kiting)
April:   2021   Blåvegenløpet, Umbukta - Brennåsen (cross-country race for families)
    2021   Ski Session Sunndal (mountain tours by ski)
    2021-04-09 - 2021-04-11   Liatoppen Skiskytterfestival, Ål
    2021-04-10   Reistadløpet, Bardufoss (cross country races, 34 and 50 km)
    2021   Kjeringi Open, Leikanger (Quadrathlon: downhill and x-country skiing, cycling and running)
    2021-04-17   Skarverennet, Finse-Ustaoset (ski race)
    2021-04-17   Svalbard Skimarathon
May:   2021-05-08   Holmenkoll Stafetten, Oslo (city-run)
    2021   Ulriken Opp, Bergen (mountain run)
    2021-05-29   Flåklypa Grand Prix, Lom (oldtimer race)
    2021   TelemarksKanalrittet (bicycle race)
June:   2021-06-05   Geiranger frå Fjord til Fjell (21km run onto the Dalsnibba)
    2021-06-05   Spitsbergen Marathon
    2021   Diamond League Bislett Games, Oslo (athletic event, Golden League)
    2021   Jenter i Juni, Gravdal (hiking tours)
    2021-06-12   Nordsjørittet, Egersund - Stavanger (91 km bicycle race)
    2021-06-18 - 2021-06-20   Styrkeprøven & Craft MTB 6-dagers, Dombås-Oslo (cycling race)
    2021-06-19   Midnight Sun Marathon, Tromsø
    2021   Veressjøen Rundt, Verdal (running)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Ekstremsportveko, Voss (rafting, climbing, etc.)
    2020-06-22 - 2020-06-27   St. Olavsloppet, Östersund - Trondheim (N) (due to Covid-19 this will be a virtual event only)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Lofoten Insomnia, Lødingen - Å (cycling race across the Lofoten)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Icebug Xperience Mountain Trail, Gaustablikk
    2020-06-15 - 2020-08-15   Storehesten Opp, Sunnfjord (no competition due to Covid-19, individual tours are possible)
July:   Cancelled due to Covid-19   Jotunheimen Rundt & Sognefjellrittet (bicycle race, 430 km)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Furusjøen Rundt Rittet, Kvam (bicycle race)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Hornindal Rundt (mountain run)
    2020-07-11   Trollveggen Triathlon, Romsdalen
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Molde Sykkelfestival (bicycle race)
    2020-07-12   Tour de Senja (cycling race)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Arctic Sea Kayak Race, Straumsjøen (on Langøya, Vesterålen)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Offroad Finnmark, Alta (several mountainbike race up to 700 km distance)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Norway Cup, Oslo  (soccer-tournament for kids)
  2020-07-30 - 2020-08-01   Tromsø Skyrace (several mountain runs up to 57 km)
August:   2020-08-01   Meråker til Topps Mountain Challange
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Norseman Xtreme Triathlon, Hardangarvidda
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Arctic Race of Norway, Senja, Harstad, Narvik (bicycle race)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Fanaråken Opp, Skjolden-Turtagrø-Fanaråken (duathlon)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   TelemarkHelten Helterittet (bicycle race on several routes)
    2020   Storsylen Opp, Tydal (mountain run with apprx. 1000 m altitude difference)
  Cancelled due to Covid-19   Skåla Opp, Loen (mountain run from 0 to 1848 m)
    2020   Norsk Vandrefestival, Tingvoll
    2020-08-20 - 2020-08-22   Toppidrettsveka, Aure & Kristiansund (roller skiing)
    2020-08-21 - 2020-08-23   TMC - Tromsø Mountain Challenge
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Sagamarsjen, Verdal - Medstugan (SE)
    2020-08-29   Kaptein Dreyers Minneløp, Sunndalsøra (moved from June to August due to Covid-19)
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   Birken Sykkelfestival, Lillehammer (89 km mountain biking)
September:   2020-09-02   Oppstemten Opp 2020, Bergen (mountain run)
    2020-09-04 - 2020-09-06   Knarvikmila, Knarvik (several runs)
    2020-09-05   Birken Løpefestival, Lillehammer (21 km terrain run, moved from June to September due to Covid-19)
    2020-09-05   Furusjøen Rundt Løpet, Kvam
    2020-09-05   Skaidi Xtreme (apprx. 45 km mountain bike race)
    2020-09-10 - 2020-09-12   VM i Krabbefiske + Sjømatfestival, Sandnessjøen
    Cancelled due to Covid-19   TelemarkHelten HelteLøpet, Rjukan (21 km run)
    2020-09-19   Oslo Marathon
October:   2020-10-03 - 2020-10-17   Norway Chess, Stavanger (moved from June to October due to Covid-19)
    2020   Sans Senja Aurora Run, Svanfjellet (15 km mountain run)
December:   2020-12-04 - 2020-12-06   World Cup Lillehammer