Undset Trail

Undset Trail

Sigrid Undset and her literature has always held a central place in the festival, and this year, 100 years after she moved to Lillehammer, will be no exception. As well as a very exciting exhibition at Lillehammer art gallery, there will be some fascinating...
Summertime, and the reading is easy…

Summertime, and the reading is easy…

As an Englishman, some might say of the old-fashioned order, I was surprised to find Lillehammer to have a very English feel at times.  yes, there is the very un-English lake, the high valley and the winter sports – but at the same time it is a town, full...
Poetry Trail

Poetry Trail

This year’s festival has an excellent programme for those visitors that love the melody, rhythm and drama of poetry. And there is poetry for every taste and mood – from haiku to hip hop. Join us on this trail around the more poetic corners of the festival....
A passage to Lillehammer

A passage to Lillehammer

A personal journey along the Indian Festival Trail By Gavin Wright   The recent ranking of the Norwegian Festival of Literature as one of the top 20 literature festivals in the world must, in a large part, be a recognition of the organizers’ refusal to play...