EYCH

European Year of Cultural Heritage kicks off in Norway - watch it live!

”Typically Norwegian – not just Norwegian” is the slogan chosen in Norway for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. Today, March 15th 2018, Norway officially launches the European Year of Cultural Heritage. Watch the launch live!
Farmers dancing at a wedding in Norway

The official launch of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in Norway will take place on March 15th, in Freiasalen in Oslo, where Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande and Minister of Climate and Environment Ola Elvestuen will attend.

The European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Norway hopes to stimulate curiosity, enthusiasm and discussion about how Norwegian culture has evolved.

National events in Norway are coordinated jointly by the National Archives, the Directorate for Cultural Heritage, the National Library, the Arts Council and the Norwegian Federation of Cultural Heritage.

 

Programme

  • Speeches by Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande and Minister of Climate and Environment Ola Elvestuen.
  • The Director of the Munch Museum in Oslo, Stein Olav Henrichsen, will give a presentation about the murals by Edvard Munch decorating the listed Freiasalen.
  • Norwegian folk music performed by the duo Sudan Dudan and ballads from the middle ages performed by FriEnsemblet, lead by Mathilde Grooss Viddal.

More information

Visit the Norwegian EYCH website

Find out more on Riksarkivet facebook

Find out more on Riksantikvaren facebook

Follow the event on twitter: @Riksarkivet, @Riksantikvaren and on instagram: riksantikvaren_offisiell

Image: Finn Norstrøm