Press Releases

Exotic wildlife safaris in Norway – get close up with killer whales and Rudolph the Reindeer

Jul 09, 2014 16:00 BST VisitNorway You don’t have to go to African savannahs for outstanding wildlife safaris - Norway has its share of interesting safaris on offer too. Only a two hour flight from most places in the UK, visitors can experience whales first hand; walk among rare musk oxen; and spot Rudolph the reindeer in its natural habitat.

EuroPride 2014: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opens Pride Park

Jun 24, 2014 18:38 BST Oslo Pride For the official opening of Pride Park on Wednesday, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg comes and gives the opening speech. On the main stage at Pride Park there will also be fantastic opening show with names like Linnea Dale, Bow to Each Other, Opera to the people and Hector Lopez on the poster.

Max Zachs and the minister for Equality and Social Inclusion opens EuroPride 2014

Jun 13, 2014 09:38 BST Oslo Pride Max Zachs, one of Britiains most well known Trans people, known from the British TV series "My Transsexual Summer" headlines the official opening of EuroPride 2014 in Oslo, Norway. At the official opening Zachs will be accompanied by Norway’s minister for Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne (in the picture), from the populist Progress party (Frp).

Continued growth in air traffic as passenger numbers increase in May

Jun 12, 2014 08:00 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS International traffic increased by 3.7 % in May compared to May last year, while domestic traffic experienced a growth of 1.5 %.

Norway most popular meeting destination in the Nordics

Jun 11, 2014 12:09 BST VisitNorway Norway tops the lucrative meeting and incentive market in the Nordics, according to the recent report by Union of International Associations (UIA), UIA International Meeting Statistics Report for the year 2013.

Human rights conference to be hosted at Oslos City Hall during EuroPride 2014

Jun 06, 2014 13:53 BST Oslo Pride This summer the city of Oslo is the host of EuroPride 2014. In occasion EuroPride, the town also hosts a human rights conference called “Human Rights - From Vision to Action, Making Rights a Reality”, which will be held in Oslos City Hall on Thursday June 26st and Friday June 27th.

The Pride House programme released

May 30, 2014 06:00 BST Oslo Pride The programme for EuroPrides main arena for debate, Pride House, is now online. The Pride House programme consists of 45 different debates, lectures and workshops.

The official EuroPride anthem released

May 26, 2014 08:29 BST Oslo Pride “No human being should be able to prohibit others' love”, says Hector Lopez, who sings the official EuroPride 2014 anthem called ´Love´.

The global cycling elite to compete in northernmost race on earth - in Northern Norway

May 23, 2014 14:40 BST VisitNorway The most beautiful coastline in the world will once again make the spectacular backdrop when the world’s cycle elite meet in Norway to compete above the Arctic Circle in the northernmost bike race in the world, The Arctic Race of Norway.

Seeing Northern Lights in Norway claims top spot on global bucket list

May 22, 2014 10:54 BST VisitNorway Discovery Channel unveiled its travel wish list, and seeing the Northern Lights in Norway tops the world's top 25 must-do life expreiences list.