Friday, 25 November 2016

The Most Beautiful Summer Festivals in Norway

Imagine that you are on a beautiful small island in the ocean, listening to your favorite group under midnight sun. Or pretend to be a Viking at the Lofoten islands. In summer, Northern Norway wakes up and offers you a variety of festivals. We will tell you about four the most interesting ones!

The Most Beautiful Summer Festivals in Norway

TRÆNA MUSIC FESTIVAL 

Since 2003, the Træna Music Festival provides fantastic memories to thousands of music lovers. A unique combination of nature, location and the atmosphere make people return there year after year. 

The Most Beautiful Summer Festivals in Norway

Træna is idyllically situated in 61 km from the Helgeland coast. The festival is held on the islands of Husøya and Sanna, and getting there by boat is an adventure in itself. There you can enjoy quality music and art under midnight sun, walk in the most beautiful sceneries and taste the best seafood. You will never forget this exceptional festival! 

RIDDU RIDDU 

Riddu Riđđu Festivàla, which means “little storm on the coast,” is an international indigenous festival that takes place in July each year in the coastal Sami Gáivuotna – Kåfjord municipality in Northern Troms. Through 25 years, the festival has worked to establish and strengthen proudness in Sami culture. The festival has an indigenous profile. In 2009, it gained national status as a key festival in Norway. 

The Most Beautiful Summer Festivals in Norway

The festival has grown to become one of the most significant international indigenous festivals in Europe. The festival has a focus on Sámi and Indigenous people’s art and culture with a diverse program for children, youth and adults; like music, films, seminars, workshops, art, literature and theatre. 

LOFOTR VIKING FESTIVAL AT THE LOFOTENS 

Vikings of Borg at the Lofoten islands have been waiting for you for 1000 years. Here you will smell tar and fire, try real Viking food and find new facts about the Viking's history. Lofotr is a popular festival that is held every year. 

The Most Beautiful Summer Festivals in Norway

During the festival, you will see how Vikings lived, participate in a fair, and watch shows and concerts thematically connected with the Viking era. School history becomes reality in Borg. This festival may become a splendid supplement for your travel around the Lofoten islands. 

TROMSO OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

Among high mountains and green trees of Tromsø, you will find Telegrafbukta Beach. It is a favorite place for camping and swimming. And once a year it hosts a music festival for all ages! 

The Most Beautiful Summer Festivals in Norway

The festival attracts people from all over the world who appreciate quality music, picturesque views and excellent atmosphere. Festival Bukta Open Air Festival welcomes such bands as Kaizers Orchestra, The Hives, Kvelertak, Shining and many others. 


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