The famous Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder visited Bucharest for a book event at the invitation of Univers Publishing House.

Read more

The award-winning documentary BLACKHEARTS had its Romanian premiere August 19 at the Dark Bombastic Evening festival in Transylvania.

Read more

«My madness was a delirium of weakness and exhaustion, but I was not senseless» says the “I” in Knut Hamsun's Hunger , as he wanders the streets of Oslo. The book, published in 1890 marked the breakthrough for the author who would go on to win the Nobel Prize in literature in 1920. Hamsun is one of the greatest literature personalities of the 20 th century, one that has once again turned the ey...

Read more
The Temple of Bel in Palmyra, destroyed in the civil war. 
Photo: Dima Chahin.

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) invites to a conference dedicated to combat the looting of Syria’s cultural heritage. The conference will be held in Sofia on 16 September under the patronage of UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova.

Read more

The Norwegian Dance scene has expanded greatly throughout the latest decades, now being home to world- renowned dancers and choreographers. Dance Information Norway is the backbone of the Norwegian dance community, and plays an important role in supporting the artists and promoting dance art both domestically and abroad.

Read more

Min Kamp. Book One: A Death In the Family – recently launched but already a great success in Romania.

Read more

Dr. Sanda Tomescu Baciu won the Romanian language Award for translations from Norwegian language and for promoting the intercultural relations. The prize was awarded to her at the Transylvania International Book Fair, which took place in Cluj Napoca, October 6-11.

Read more
Photo: Radu Pădurean/flaneur21.com.

Dr. Sanda Tomescu Baciu was recently awarded the prestigious Eta Boeriu prize for the translation of Vizionare (original title: Visning) by Lars Saabye Christensen. She was given prize on July 2 2015, at the Cluj Branch of the Writers’ Union of Romania.

Read more
Photo: The Norwegian Embassy.

The 17th of May is a special day in Norway. On this day, Norwegians celebrate the establishment of their constitution, signed on May 17th 1814, which symbolized the beginning of Norway as an independent nation. The tradition of celebrating the National Day on 17th of May has been kept alive since 1836. However, this day is not only celebrated in Norway- the festivities take place among Norwegia...

Read more