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Visiting the Oslo Jazz Festival in Norway

Annual Event: The Oslo Jazz Festival


For jazz lovers, this annual event in Oslo is the ultimate festival. The Oslo Jazz Festival takes place every year in mid-August and attracts thousands of music-lovers during the Norwegian capital's festival.

The Oslo Jazz Festival offers visitors a variety of performances and concerts - not only jazz, but also entertainment in similar musical styles like blues and soul. Among the big names are Bebel Gilberto and John Hammond, and there are countless other well-known jazz performers (detailed festival program here: Oslo Jazz Festival Program).

The jazz festival's main venues are the Grand Hotel, the Oslo Domkirke (Oslo Cathedral), and the Oslo Konserthus (Concert Houes) in Norway's capital Oslo.

Tickets are NOK 180-350 per event/concert, depending on the performer and length of concert.

In the mood for a different event? Learn about the other annual events in Norway.

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