Between the first and sixth of November, it’s time for Oslo World Music Festival in Oslo. During six days, 300 artists from all over the world will play in 18 different venues in Oslo.
It’s the 23rd year in a row that the festival kicks off and lets artists in all types of genres sing out to the public! Music in everything from soul to techno, hip hop, and blues play spread in more than 18 places in Oslo. The festival has been included in the list of “Best 25 International Festivals” in the world six times. Every year artists get presented at the festival, which more than once has led to many famous names coming to Oslo and Norway for the first time.
From 2016 the festival will include more art, workshops and exhibitions. This year’s theme is forbidden songs, which purpose is to take up the discussion about censorship and power. See the program for the festival here.