Anyone with more than a passing moment in Norway will be fully aware of the expense this country demands. Recently Oslo was rated the most expensive city in the world in 2006, ending a 14 year reign by Tokyo, and according to the Swiss bank UBS, still holds that distinction. Welcome to Schuyler's eating on the cheap in Oslo, an ongoing series. Today, we look at a few very different places in Bislett, just north of the Sentrum.
Published on 25th September, 2010 at 5:49pm by Schuyler Lystad.
The Trondheim Chamber Music Festival started today, and promises to give both visitors and local residents alike a varied programme for the rest of the week.
Published on 20th September, 2010 at 9:51pm by Inez Dawczyk.
The great British pop-rock singer Kate Nash is performing today at John DEE in Oslo to promote her second album “My Best Friend is You”.
Published on 12th September, 2010 at 2:43pm by Inez Dawczyk.
Norwegian comedian Hans Morten Hansen has all reasons to smile. He recently beat the 38 hour, 6 minute record for the longest solo stand-up comedy show set by Australian comedian Lindsay Webb.
Published on 12th September, 2010 at 2:02pm by Audrey Andersen.
One of the greatest festivals for contemporary music in Europe, the Oslo Contemporary Music Festival (Ultimafestivalen) is now on.
Published on 9th September, 2010 at 10:30pm by Inez Dawczyk.
If you are travelling to other parts of Scandinavia this weekend, there is the chance to see works by two different Norwegians in two different big cities.
Published on 3rd September, 2010 at 8:55am by Inez Dawczyk.