Oslo boasts the exquisite locale on water front amongst the Oslo fjord and woodlands, presenting its visitors with different array of panoramas. Dynamic architecture, grand museums, astonishing landmarks, glitzy nightlife, and sublime natural wonders, Oslo has everything a conventional European capital has to offer. As soon as the first beam of sun meets the land in early spring, the people start to prepare for different festivities that are going to occupy the wonderful outdoors of the city with cheers, laughter and melodies. Concept of indoors totally goes down the dumps in summers be it dining, partying, exhibitions, concerts, or watching a performance in an open air theatre, summer in Oslo is all about outdoor activities.
People of Oslo love to celebrate music and almost all the festivals are dedicated to different genres of music and arts the most anticipated among them are:
Wood Festival in June which hosts big names in Rock music industry every year, Hove Festival and Øya Festival are also famous in this regard many international music icons are drawn here to be a part of these events.
The ULTIMA Contemporary Music Festival is the longest annual music festival in Oslo, offering many concerts, opera, and theater performances representing contemporary art which brings together hundreds of musicians and artists from all over the world.
Jazz is also appreciated on a much wider level here than any other country in the world, Oslo Jazz Festival being the prime festival and Molde International Jazz Festival that is Europe’s Oldest Jazz Festival attracting the crowd of thousands of Jazz aficionados every year.
Apart from music many events are dedicated to other art forms like filmography, fine arts and theatre. Arts Festival of Northern Norway region’s largest cultural event, Oslo Screen Festival, Hamsun Days a 10 day long festival dedicated to the life and works of the famous author Knut Hamsun and Mela Festival are few to name. During these events several movie screenings, theatre performances and cultural demonstrations and art exhibitions take place all over Oslo and surroundings. These events are more family friendly where kids can also take part and enjoy.
Many other Festivals like these are held all across Norway especially Oslo is concentrated with foreign music lovers performers artists and tourists all around summers. So pre-book your holiday home to enjoy all these festivities from the comfort of a home. Red Apple Apartment offers wide range of beautiful apartments in Oslo. Also check out apartments in Stavanger. This beautiful island like city is famous for a romantic escape or a calm fishing holiday away from all the hustle and bustle. The famous Viking Festival is also held close to this city to celebrate the history and culture of Vikings.