'Next Door' ('Naboer') is a psychological thriller with strong sexual undertones. The films's main character John, recently abandoned by his girlfriend, allows himself to be seduced by his two pretty neighbours Anne and Kim, who drag him into a world in which it becomes impossible for John to separate lies from reality. [+] Read more
Per Petterson, winner of the Norwegian Critics Award and the Booksellers’ Best Book of the Year Award, was born in 1952 and was a librarian and bookseller before he published his first work, a volume of short stories, in 1987. Since then ... [+] Read more
Staged readings of four short plays by Zinnie Harris, Wetle Holtan, Jon Fosse and Smith Likongwe – working alongside four leading directors, Bushell Mingo, Zinnie Harris, Paul Hunter and Roxana Silbert. [+] Read more
'Jo Strømgren Kompani' received great reviews last year when they performed 'The Department' and 'The Hospital' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This year, they have been invited back to perform their new show 'The Convent', which has already been very well received by the Norwegian audience. [+] Read more
Åsne Seierstad is famous for her coverage of the war in Afghanistan, 2001. The influential legacies of these journalists have enlightened people – by bearing the heavy responsibility of witnessing and interpreting the events of war. Main questions to media coverage are among many: Can journalists give us a neutral picture of the events of war? And what drives journalists to take on this highly dangerous task? [+] Read more
[+] Innovation Norway has taken over the tasks of the Norwegian Tourist Board and the Norwegian Trade Council.
[+] Read about Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen and the Ibsen Year 2006.