Entertainment

Det Norske Teatret – The Norwegian Theatre

Det Norske Teatret – The Norwegian Theatre

At Det norske teatret you can see plays and musicals performed in the New Norwegian language.  This theatre is famous for excellent scenography and performance.  In spring 2019 there are performances of David Bowie's Lazarus (photo above of the final song...

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Tusenfryd Amusement Park

Tusenfryd Amusement Park

Tusenfryd Amusement Park is open from spring to autumn.  In 2019, the park opens on the 27th April. During May, the park is open only at weekends and on public holidays but you must always check opening times and also if the park is closed for special...

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Oslo National Theatre (Nationaltheatret)

Oslo National Theatre (Nationaltheatret)

What can be more exciting than waiting for the curtain to go up at the National Theatre in Oslo?  There are magical performances for children as well as modern theatre and the classics such as Ibsen.  The Nationaltheatret in Oslo is a 34 minute bus ride from Vollen. ...

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Oslo Concert Hall (Oslo Konserthus)

Oslo Concert Hall is situated in the city centre at Vika, just 34 minutes by bus from Vollen.  You will find the programme and can purchase tickets on the website. With over 300 events a year, Oslo Concert Hall is one of the leading arrangers of musical events, both...

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Oslo Spektrum Arena Concerts, Shows, Exhibitions & Events

Spektrum Arena, right in the Oslo centre, is well known for attracting the biggest Norwegian and international artists, as well as TV shows such as the Eurovision Song Contest, the Junior E. Song Contest and the Spellemann Prize show.  It also has shows such as Disney...

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The Norwegian Opera & Ballet / Den norske opera & ballett

The Norwegian Opera & Ballet / Den norske opera & ballett

Whether you are interested in ballet, opera or architecture, The Opera House in Oslo is very well worth a visit. Opened in 2008, and designed by the Snøhetta firm of architects, the building is one of the most fascinating in Norway.  Visitors delight in walking all...

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Local Cinemas

Local Cinemas

In Norway, foreign language films are subtitled in Norwegian.  Films are not dubbed here so you won't see Brad Pitt speaking Norwegian! Apart from many cinemas in Oslo, there are two cinemas within 15 minutes by bus or car: Sandvika cinema (SF Kino Sandvika) - the new...

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The Technical Museum

The Technical Museum

At the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, you can dive into over 80 try-yourself exciting exhibitions on Norwegian medicine history, oil and gas production and music machines, get an energy boost in the hydroelectric power exhibition, have a nostalgic...

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