THE NORWEGIAN FESTIVAL
OF LITERATURE

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“The outcome of festivals like this, is usually that it aquaints more readers with a wider assortment of writers and books. People come to these things to discover.”

Margaret Atwood

 

The literature festival 2019 is still alive – on YouTube

The literature festival 2019 is still alive – on YouTube

The Norwegian Festival of Literature 2019 is now history, but luckily we have a handful of the program posts from the Lillehammer house of literature and the festival tent at Stortorget on tape. Videos will be released during the summer and autumn at our...

Focus on Spanish language literature in 2020

Focus on Spanish language literature in 2020

The next edition of the Norwegian Festival of Literature will be held from the 25th to the 31st of May 2020. As always at Lillehammer, UNESCO City of Literature. This time the main focus of the festival will be Spanish and Latin American literature. More information...

One of the best, and definitely the biggest festival ever!

One of the best, and definitely the biggest festival ever!

A huge thank-you to the authors and everyone who contributed on stage at the festival, to the record-breaking audience who contributed to a brilliant festival atmosphere and to all our volunteers who made sure that it became one of the best festivals in the history of...

À LA RECHERCHE DU TEMPS PERDU – PROUST MINUTE BY MINUTE

À LA RECHERCHE DU TEMPS PERDU – PROUST MINUTE BY MINUTE

À la recherche du temps perdu is one of literature’s greatest classics. Sprawling over 3500 pages, it is Marcel Proust’s exploration deep into his childhood, friendships and love. The book took 15 years to write, but is it possible that it can be read during the...

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...

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