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Norway 22 July attacks anniversary events announced. The Norwegian government has published a programme for first anniversary of the attacks, with the occasion being marked with various ceremonies around Norway. Current plans include allowing the survivors of the Utøya shooting to visit the island on the morning of the 22nd July with Labour Youth (AUF) also planning an event there on the day. Memorial services will be held at several Churches around the country, including Oslo Cathedral.

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Norway 22 July attacks anniversary events announced

Published on Wednesday, 13th June, 2012 at 08:53 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .
Last Updated on 13th June 2012 at 17:50.

The Norwegian government has published a programme for first anniversary of the attacks, with the occasion being marked with various ceremonies around Norway.

Minister of Culture Anniken Huitfeldt
Minister Huitfeldt and Minister of Government Administration, Reform, and Church Affairs Rigmor Aasrud announced the programme yesterdayMinister of Culture Anniken Huitfeldt
Photo: Ilja C. Hendel/Ministry of Culture


Current plans include allowing the survivors of the Utøya shooting to visit the island on the morning of the 22nd July with Labour Youth (AUF) also planning an event there on the day.

Memorial services will be held at several Churches around the country, including Oslo Cathedral.

A national memorial concert will be held at the city hall in Oslo and will include performances from DeLillos, Karpe Diem and Marit Larsen.

Many of those performing at the concert have written songs especially for the anniversary.

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Authors Karl Ove Knausgård and Frode Grytten will read newly-written texts about 22nd July. There will also be videos featuring some of those affected by last year’s events.

A wreath will also be placed at the government buildings during on open event for all on the morning of the 22nd July.

The programme is subject to updates, but the preliminary running order is as follows:

08:00 – Utøya opens for visits from survivors
09:30 – Laying of the memorial wreath at government headquarters
11:00 – Church memorial services
12:00 – AUF arrangement on Utøya
20:00 – National memorial concert from outside Oslo City Hall



Published on Wednesday, 13th June, 2012 at 08:53 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .
Last updated on 13th June 2012 at 17:50.

This post has the following tags: 22julynorway, norwayjuly22, 22julyanniversaryprogramme.


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