Tag: festival

Finnish and Norwegian authors invited to Dhaka Lit Festival 2019

With the aim of celebrating non-hegemonic languages and their literatures achievements, this year Dhaka Lit Fest 2019 has invited Minna Lindgren, Anne Ostby and Maria Filomena Bouissou Lepecki — all of their works were not in English and this will be their first time attending the festival. Anne Ostby is a Norwegian author who has…

Colourful festival of lights in Thailand 11th November

Loy Krathong Festival is an auspicious occasions celebrated by locals and visitors during the full moon night in November – this year on the night of the 11th November 2019. Loy Kratong means floating the (flowery) basket. The ritual relates to hindu belief dating back thousands of years. It involves making the basket out of…

Norwegian orchestra to perform at The Singapore International Festival of Music

The Norwegian chamber orchestra 1B1 will be performing at the Singaporean Festival on the 14th of October. 1B1 will be performing “The Seasons”, a repertoire that intersperses Holberg Suite by famous Norway composer Edvard Greig, as well as Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons”. On the 15th of October, 1B1 will do a public concert at the National…

Singapore boosts festival with Scandinavian artists

Ultra Singapore spares no expense, and this year 2016 the mega dance music festival has loaded their artist list with huge names from all over the world. Award-winning and hottest name in electronic dance music, Norwegian producer Kygo, is set to headline the inaugural edition of Ultra Singapore. Ultra Singapore will take place on 10 and…

Sustainable Norwegian art will light up Marina Bay waterfront

On Friday 11 March 2016 the sky will be filled with beautiful lights from the biennial “i Light Marina Bay” light art festival 2016. One of them will be the Norwegian art installation “Lampshade” by Norwegian artist Snøhetta. The festival illuminates the night sky of Singapore with 25 sustainable light art installations made by local…