KEiiNO will represent Norway in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Sami-Influenced Song To Eurovision

Supergroup KEiiNO will represent Norway in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest after winning NRK's Melodi Grand Prix. The song ‘Spirit in the Sky' is part-English and part-Sami. It features both lyrics in Sami and a joik,...
Mari Boine running with a horse on a beach

Mari Boine: The Sound of the Sami

Her minimalist folk songs have helped transform the image of the Norwegian Sami. Now the rest of the world is starting to pay attention. Mari Boine is without doubt one of the most famous Sami people in Norway....
Alexander Rybak will represent Norway at the 2018 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest

Alexander Rybak: Norway’s Darling of Eurovision

Born in Minsk, Alexander Rybak moved to Norway at a young age and became a household name with his 2009 Eurovision win. Now he wants to do it all again… A European fairytale It's been nine...
Ida Maria's Scandilove

Ida Maria’s Scandilove

The Norwegian singer is back with an infectious anthem for the summer. Ida Maria is the stage name of Norwegian singer Ida Maria Børli Sivertsen. She’s known for her guitar-driven pop with punk undertones that made...
Pstereo music festival in Norway

Famous Norwegian Bands & Musicians

An introduction to Norwegian music: From the latest rising stars to one of the biggest names in pop that keeps on touring. Norway gets a lot of attention for its Black Metal scene, and while there...
Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg

The Norwegian composer and pianist continues to influence music in Norway to this day. Widely considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, Edvard Grieg is one of the world's best known classical artists. Born into...
Norway Eurovision

Norway at Eurovision 2017

JOWST will represent Norway at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. This weekend JOWST won the latest Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. JOWST – real name Joakim With Steen – beat...
Agnete Norway

Introducing Agnete

The former child star has grown into a popular Norwegian singer. Eight years ago, little Agnete Kristin Johnsen stole the hearts of Norwegians up and down the land as she led her band, the Blacksheeps, to...
Peer Gynt Festival

Introducing the Peer Gynt Festival

Norway culture in a nutshell? Introducing Peer Gynt… Perhaps capturing the very essence of Norwegian culture, Peer Gynt is a Norwegian play that brings together two of Norway's most famous cultural icons, playwright Henrik Ibsen and...
Aurora singer Norway

Introducing Aurora

Almost out of nowhere, everyone in Norway and the UK seems to know the name Aurora, and not because of the northern lights. The 19-year-old singer, real name Aurora Aksnes, grew up near Bergen and was only discovered...