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Autumn Events

Dear Friends,
Although the Festival is drawing to an end, there are several Norway-inspired events to look forward to in the next couple of months. In addition to the performances of Turbonegro, A Doll’s House and Bergen Emboushoure Ensamble at the Festivals, both the highly renowned Largs Viking Festival and the Sea Fest in Arbroath featuring the heroic Norwegian sea-dog Bamse will make the autumn quite eventful. Add the WW2 Commemoration in Dumfries and the possibility of learning Norwegian at Edinburgh University, and you have several choices for the second half of 2007.
Norway at the Edinburgh Festivals 2007

A Doll's House from a new angle

Ibsen's classic drama is turned on its head and given the Mabou Mines treatment. Brilliantly inventive and hilariously funny - let Edinburgh International Festival thrill you from 24th to 28th of August. [+] Read more
News and Events in Scotland and Northern Ireland

The story of Bamse in Arbroath

Local storytellers and musicians Neil Paterson and Mike McKay will be telling the story of Bamse, the heroic Norwegian sea-dog, at Arbroath Signal Tower Museum 25th of August. [+] Read more
Norway at the Edinburgh Festivals 2007

Bergen Emboushoure Ensamble

Bergen Emboushoure Ensamble will perform in East Princes Street Gardens 23-25 August. Bring your lunch and let this Norwegian wind band entertain you as you relax in the Gardens on your way through Edinburgh's Festivals. [+] Read more
Norway at the Edinburgh Festivals 2007

Are you ready to rock?

Highly renowned Norwegian band 'Turbonegro' enters Edinburgh Festival for a live performance you'll never forget. Join 'Turbojugend' and other fans as the Norwegian rockers take the stage at T on the Fringe in Liquid Rooms 25th of August. [+] Read more
News and Events in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Largs Viking Festival

The Largs Festival is a world renowned event. It commemorates the Battle of Largs in 1263, which was the last major Viking invasion in Britain. Choose from a numerous amount of events from Friday 31st of August to Sunday 9th of September. [+] Read more
News and Events in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Dumfries WW2 Commemoration

During the Second World War, Norway was invaded by German forces and many Norwegians fled to Britain, many to Dumfries where they were given the best of Scottish hospitality. On Sunday 21th October, Dumfries will host a ceremony to remember those who fought and died during the war. [+] Read more
News and Events in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Norwegian courses in Open Studies at the University of Edinburgh

The Consulate General is delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh will be running both "Norwegian 1" and "Norwegian 2" this autumn. [+] Read more
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