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Gaye Su Akyol (TR)

This year at Oslo World, one of the foremost names in the alternative turkish music scene, Gaye Su Akyol, will play in Norway for the very first time. In the More…

Bixiga 70 (BR)

A curious, but welcomed development in today’s music scene is that the large ensemble by no means is obsolete, in spite of obvious economical obstacles. Few things are more satisfying More…

Estrella Morente (ES)

Estrella Morente, the singer from Granada, has visited Oslo World before. When she opened the festival in 2007, she was already one of the biggest names on the flamenco scene. More…

Fatoumata Diawara (Mali)

Fatoumata Diawara er en av de ypperste artistene fra den bugnende, nyskapende vestafrikanske musikkscenen. Vi er stolte over å kunngjøre at hun kommer tilbake til Oslo World i 2018. Da More…

Visual profile

Our designer Nick Alexander has worked with photographs by the Ethiopian photographer Aida Muluneh, who has portrayed Fatoumata Diawara, amongst others. This has resulted in a new aesthetic expression for More…

This year’s topic: Freedom

Late october, Oslo World kicks off its twenty-fifth festival. It all started in 1994, a decisive year for Norway – whether you want to talk about the Lillehammer Olympics, the More…