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100 years after Norway introduced full voting rights for women, the Norwegian Parliament voted to adopt compulsory conscription for women as well as men with an overwhelming majority. – This is an historic day for equality and for our armed forces, said Norway’s Defence Minister, Mrs. Anne-Grete Stroem-Erichsen, on the day of the vote.

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At Albert Embankment in London you can now find a flower bed in the form of a Norwegian flag. The flower bed, initiated by Lambeth Council, is located right next to the Special Operations Executive Agents Monument. The flowers stand as a symbol of the strong ties between Norway and the UK since World War 2, and are set to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Norway's famous S.O.E. operation at...

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Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival welcomes Norwegian artist Sidsel Christensen to Berwick-upon-Tweed to produce a newly commissioned work for this year’s Festival, North by Northeast. The piece involves the artist suspending herself from a height with ropes, performing on a hoop, which frames the Berwick landscape through moving image.

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Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (ArtEco) presents the group exhibition ‘SHOT’, featuring works by five artists who share an interest in the human being within the modern context. Through the works of Haroun Haward, Ingri Haraldsen, Merlin Ramos, Fred Sorrell and Louise Thomas, we are presented with the question: “How are we, as artists, psychologically affected by the changing cultural landscape a...

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For a full decade, the annual 100% Norway exhibition has sourced and presented the very best contemporary product and furniture coming out of Norway. This year we are thrilled to announce the best and most exciting line up yet for our tenth anniversary show.

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For yet another year, Norway tops rankings of global wealth and well-being. In the latest ranking by the London-based Prosperity Index, Norway remains the most prosperous country in the world for the third year straight. Norway also tops the UNDP Human Development Index for 2013 - a score that effectively awards it the title of ‘The world’s best country to live in’ for the fifth year in a row.

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In commemoration of the terror attacks of July 22nd, 2011, the Norwegian Government is to establish two national public art memorial sites. As a first step in planning the memorials, artists, architects and interdisciplinary collaborative teams from around the world are invited to participate in an open call for prequalification entries which will end on September 1st, 2013.

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BBC Proms 2013 takes place in Cadogan Hall and Royal Albert Hall from 12 July to 7 September. We believe this year sees more Norwegian acts than ever before!

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William Benington Gallery presents Kim Thome's first show with the gallery; Works on Reflection II.

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