UCI Road World Championship

The UCI Road World Championship is one of the biggest sporting events in the world.
In 2017 this event will take place in Bergen and the region (Askøy, Fjell and Øygarden). I
t will be the largest event ever organized in Hordaland and the Western part of Norway. The UCI Road World Championships consists of 12 competitions over 9 days. 1150 athletes from over 80 countries will take part and race for the coveted rainbow jersey.
More than 500.000 spectators are expected for the event, and a massive 300 million TV viewers from around the globe will watch the event.

Bergen Food Festival

Welcome to Norway's biggest Local Food Festival! Meet the producers, buy high quality local products and get inspired by great food experiences! At Bergen Matfest the producers present and sell their own products – all produced from local raw materials.

Here you will find a wide variety of attractions and creative events for people of all ages. You can see, among other things, the semi-final of "Det Norske Måltid" (food competition for Norway's best food products), you can meet different farm animals and there is a food festival especially for children.

Bergenfest

Bergenfest is a four-day open-air festival held in the city centre of Bergen. The festival takes place on the grounds of a medieval fortress and castle, located on the quayside in the city’s historic centre.

A variety of genres are represented, from straight forward pop and rock via blues, country, americana and electronic-based music to the more obscure and adventurous ones.
Previous acts at the festival include Robert Plant, John Mayer, ZZ Top, Biffy Clyro, Imagine Dragons and Lana Del Rey to name a few. Altogether it will be around 50 acts presented at the festival.

Night Jazz

It's the time for the NATTJAZZ feeling! Walk through the city in the early hours of the morning, soak in the summer air with music in your head and in your blood.. Nattjazz (Nightjazz) is the longest jazz festival in Northern Europe and is arranged annually in late May / early June in Bergen.

Bergen International Festival

Two intense weeks with over 200 events in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts. Bergen International Festival was founded in 1953 and has focused on presenting prominent international and Norwegian artists in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts.

Borealis – Bergen Contemporary Music Festival

Borealis is a festival for experimental music. A place where we celebrate the music that falls between the gaps. A place for adventurous listening. Bringing together new musical experiments from Bergen, Norway and around the world, Borealis occupies the city for 5 days each March, taking over the art galleries, concert halls and warehouse spaces, with concerts, installations, talks and films.

Blastfest

Four days metal festival with nearly 60 bands playing at USF and Hulen. Blastfest has accepted the challenge and has delivered! It is official, Blastfest will be even bigger! With very positive results and excitement of recent polls, the festival has expanded into a 4 day event with a total of 60 bands! This festival is now arranged for the fourth time.

More: www.blastfest.no

Bootshafensommer

A diverse cultural and aquatic programme awaits the people from Kiel and their guests at the Bootshafen: during six weekends in the afternoon and on into the evening a floating stage will offer poetry slam, jazz dance shows, readings and live music in a relaxed maritime atmosphere. The deck chairs offer a wonderful opportunity to lay back and enjoy the food and drink with the evening’s harbour skyline as a backdrop.

More: https://www.kiel-sailing-city.de