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Free Oslo: Tango classes

Free Oslo: Tango classes March 24, 2011 | free, Travel Tips | Read More
Every Saturday afternoon, Oslo’s House of Dance invites you to free tango classes and milonga. AND, there’s soup, beer, wine and coffee, as well. Photo by dekay/flickr’s Creative Commons When: Every Saturday 1500 – 1800 (3:00 – 6:00 pm) Venue: Dansens hus (House of Dance),...

Free Oslo: VJ Feeler showcase

February 26, 2011 | free | Read More
In Oslo next week? Perhaps you’re desperately searching for something not ski-related to do for a few hours? Then, how about trying your hand at VJ’ing? Check out VJ feeler showcase and some wicked visualisations. The event is free, but spaces are limited to just 30, so hurry and send an...

Free Oslo: Darwin Day 2011

Free Oslo: Darwin Day 2011 February 11, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
If you’re in Oslo today – and you’re not all that much into ski jumping, why not take the metro up to the University to celebrate Darwin Day 2011. The programme features presentations by international researches, including James Mallet (University College, London, UK), Walter Salzburger...

Oslo’s twin cities. And Christmas trees.

Oslo’s twin cities. And Christmas trees. December 11, 2010 | Events, free | Read More
About this time of year, the city of Oslo ships off Norwegian Christmas trees to some of its friends, specifically Washington DC, New York, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Reykjavik and London. This is a long-standing custom and especially the London tree is a dear, old tradition, upheld since 1947, to thank Britain...

10 Great Free Cultural Attractions in Oslo

10 Great Free Cultural Attractions in Oslo December 1, 2010 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When you think of Norway, budget travel isn’t what first pops to mind, is it? While I won’t deny Oslo can be expensive, if you search a little, you’ll find heaps of free activities on offer. Norway’s premier attraction is nature – free for all to enjoy. In previous posts...

Free Oslo: Ellayali – Music Without Borders

Free Oslo: Ellayali – Music Without Borders November 22, 2010 | Events, free | Read More
This Thursday, the multi-cultural band Ellayali invitiates you to a free concert in conjunction with the release of their new CD Music Without Borders. Ellayali’s 11 musicians hail from five different countries and the band mixes Arabic, Latino, opera and classical music with traditional Norwegian...

Free Oslo: Egyptian and Arabic Music Traditions

November 21, 2010 | Events, free | Read More
If you’re in Oslo the coming week, head on over to GHK Instituttet on Wednesday to hear a presentation (in English) on Egyptian and Arabic music traditions and concert with Alaa el din Abbas. Entrance is free, but please call or e-mail to let the organizer know you’re coming as seats are...

Along a torch-lit river – Autumn Equinox Cultural River Walk

Along a torch-lit river – Autumn Equinox Cultural River Walk September 14, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Romantic, What's New | Read More
The annual cultural river walk, Elvelangs i fakkellys (meaning Along a torch-lit river), takes place on Autumn Equinox – 23 September. Opening at Frysja at 8 pm, all electric lights will be switched off and thousands of torches lit along Akerselva River. Along the route, there will be music, dancing,...

Free Oslo: Events at Oslo Opera Festival

Free Oslo: Events at Oslo Opera Festival September 1, 2010 | Events, free, What's New | Read More
If you’re in Oslo and enjoy opera (or would like to learn to enjoy it), Oslo Opera Festival takes place 3 – 19 September 2010 at all sorts of unusual venues all over Oslo. The festival’s motto is “Opera to the People”; the aim is to make opera accessible to everyone, so...

Free Oslo: Frogner Park

Free Oslo: Frogner Park August 26, 2010 | free, Kid Friendly, Travel Tips | Read More
Frogner Park is home to the world’s largest sculpture park by one single artist. Gustav Vigeland created the 212 bronze and granite nudes that grace this park, depicting human life in all its forms. Vigeland was also responsible for the lay-out and architecture of the park. Besides being one of...