Beirut & Beyond

Beirut & Beyond International Music Festival opens today – and Oslo World Music Festival is a proud collaborator! The festival – that was supposed to take place in September … More >

Baris K

Oslo World Music Festival and Untzdag presents DJ and producer Baris K from Istanbul. Finally we got a chance to invite our favorite kebab disco dude to the little … More >

Culoe De Song

African house-music has has a tailwind in recent years. In charge artists such as Black Coffee and especially Culoe De Song, the South African who seriously received the … More >


After the concert with Mari Boine & KORK at Folketeateret and Vieux Farka Touré hommage to his father Ali Farka Touré at Kulturhuset, we would like to invite all … More >


Join us to celebrate the opening night of Oslo World Music Festival! After the opening concert with Bugge Wesseltofts OK World we would like to invite all of you … More >

The Sound of the Sacred

Through visits to sacred spaces, we will explore the sound of the sacred during the Oslo World Music Festival. Migration and globalization give rise to new congregations and communities … More >

Music as a global language

Oslo World Music Festival invites musicians and representatives of the music business to a conversation about music as a global language. To what extent is music influenced by its … More >

World Music

“The use of the term world music is a way of dismissing artists or their music as irrelevant to one’s own life.” This assertion was made by the lead … More >

Javid Afsari Rad (NO/IR)

– in the footsteps of the Sufi poet Exactly 806 years ago, a boy came to the world not knowing that he would come to influence Persian culture and … More >
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