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Free Oslo: Intro to Buddhist Meditation and the Art of Happiness

Free Oslo: Intro to Buddhist Meditation and the Art of Happiness August 22, 2010 | Events, free, What's New | Read More
If you’re in Oslo this week and feel in need of some inner peace, amble up to Je Tsongkhapa Kadampa Buddhist Centre, just two minutes from Parliament, where you can listen to an introduction to Buddhist meditation for free. If you’re inspired, you may join reasonably priced weekly classes,...

Free Oslo: Latin America Solidarity Festival

Free Oslo: Latin America Solidarity Festival June 20, 2010 | Events, free | Read More
Continuing Oslo’s festival summer, we’ve now come to the 6th annual Solidarity Festival for Latin America on board the theatre-boat / B&B – also known as Oslo’s floating cultural arena – M/S Innvik. Lectures will be given on the autonomy of indigenous Latin Americans,...

Almost free Oslo: Oslo Vegetarian Festival

Almost free Oslo: Oslo Vegetarian Festival June 15, 2010 | Food, free | Read More
Oslo’s first-ever Vegetarian Festival is this Saturday, 19 June, from 11 am – 5:30 pm at Håndverkeren in Oslo’s city centre. There will be speeches, stands, cooking classes and fabulous food! You can learn how to make delicious raw chocolate cake Oslo Vegetarian Festival Venue:...

Free Oslo: Where to Watch the Football World Cup

Free Oslo: Where to Watch the Football World Cup June 14, 2010 | Events, free | Read More
It’s mid-June and with the 2010 World Cup in South Africa in full swing, June means football! If you think watching the footie world cup at home on TV is a bit anti-social, several pubs in Oslo will show the matches on big screens, including Sportsbaren, Bohemen, Andy’s Pub, Smuget and Hard...

17 May – Syttende mai!

17 May – Syttende mai! May 12, 2010 | Events, free, Kid Friendly, What's New | Read More
For a secular country, Norway observes heaps of religious holidays (and by “observe”, I mean get days off work). May in particular, is a month full of holidays – religious and otherwise, including 1 May (the international labour day), Ascension Day and Whit Monday. However, the most...

Free Oslo: Opera on the Roof

Free Oslo: Opera on the Roof May 5, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
21 May is the opening night for the new opera Around the world in 80 days. Only nine additional performances are scheduled, so tickets will no doubt be sold out quickly, as usual. However, there’s no need to despair. As a bonus, the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet is setting up a big screen...

Free Oslo: Salsa Lesson

Free Oslo: Salsa Lesson April 27, 2010 | free, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Norway’s leading Cuban Salsa school, Latin Room, is beginning new classes this week and offering one lesson for free. Choose between Latin Moves, Afro-Salsa and Latin Show Jazz. Time: 26 – 30 April Venue: Torggata 22, Oslo Entrance free! Photo: Latin Room

Free Oslo: Student Concert

Free Oslo: Student Concert April 26, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
In Oslo this week? On Thursday, students from the Nordic Institute of Stage and Studio (NISS) are putting on a free concert. And these aren’t just any music and film students, people. NISS is like a hatchery of future award sweepers. Currently, one student is on tour with French cool alternative...

Almost Free Oslo: Flights to Helsinki

Almost Free Oslo: Flights to Helsinki April 25, 2010 | free, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re in Oslo and would like to see another fabulous Nordic capital, Norwegian Air Shuttle is offering tickets to Helsinki for just 10 kroner (that’s about 2 USD!) each way. Hurry while sales last! Photo of Helsinki Airport by lwsdm on flickr’s Creative Commons

Free Oslo: Sarai Utopian Tingle Cultural Evening

Free Oslo: Sarai Utopian Tingle Cultural Evening April 24, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re in Oslo tomorrow, Sunday 25 April, check out The Concept of Utopia, hosted by the Sarai cultural project, at Cafe Månefisken on Grünerløkka. You’re bid welcome to an enthusiastic celebration of spring where Utopia will be approached from different angles and artistic expressions:...