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THE WRITER to Harstad

THE WRITER has had a good start on this years tour with great reviews and an enthusiastic audience. Next in line on the tour is The Festival of North Norway in Harstad.
You can see THE WRITER on Monday the 22nd of June at 21.00 in Harstad Kulturhus, Lillesalen.

The Festival of North Norway in Harstad is the biggest and most important arts event in the land of the midnight sun.
It was founded in 1964 with the first festival in 1965.
The Festival of North Norway takes place each June around Midsummer, this year it runs from 20th. – 27th of June. The festival attracts several thousand visitors to the festival town of Harstad, situated 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

The festival programme usually comprises 100-130 different events, including concerts, theatre, dance performances, art exhibitions, literary and film events, and a variety of seminars.

Primarily a forum designed to showcase the cultural life of the far north in all its diversity and to bring it to the attention of a wider audience, the nine-day festival aims to foster new ideas and encourage experimentation, while reflecting a spirit of optimism and initiative.