Category Archives: News from the region

Current news and other stories from Sogn og Fjordane

Art in Sogn og Fjordane/ NRK Sogn og Fjordane Radio

http://www.nrk.no/playout/v1.1/flashplayer.ashx?a=34A42835AA7BDFBC&w=576&rand=129743168516250831 Radio program w/director of Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum and critic/blogger Hans Jakob Reite about the state of contemporary art in the county (!), the new museums in Laerdal and Forde, Nordic Artist Centre (incl interviews with  visiting artists) and artists

Art in Sogn og Fjordane/ NRK Sogn og Fjordane Radio

http://www.nrk.no/playout/v1.1/flashplayer.ashx?a=34A42835AA7BDFBC&w=576&rand=129743168516250831 Radio program w/director of Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum and critic/blogger Hans Jakob Reite about the state of contemporary art in the county (!), the new museums in Laerdal and Forde, Nordic Artist Centre (incl interviews with  visiting artists) and artists

20 Years in Asylum Centres

  Photo: Hallgeir Vågenes/ VG Jølster (VG) Yemane Teferi (54): 20 years in asylum camp  Teferi Yemane (54) fears he will stay in asylum centres for the rest of his life. “Norway is my final country. I am sure I will be buried here”, says the Eritrean asylum seeker. Extreme case Teferi came to Norway in

20 Years in Asylum Centres

  Photo: Hallgeir Vågenes/ VG Jølster (VG) Yemane Teferi (54): 20 years in asylum camp  Teferi Yemane (54) fears he will stay in asylum centres for the rest of his life. “Norway is my final country. I am sure I will be buried here”, says the Eritrean asylum seeker. Extreme case Teferi came to Norway in

Anne Viken: Angsten for at frilansforfattarane skal utslette bygda

Angsten for at frilansforfattarane skal utslette bygda Eg drikk brennevin og tek ein pause i flåinga av den sjølvdaua gampen. Publisert i Bergens Tidende i januar 2011.  «Etter kvart som dei idylliske småbyane fyllest av glasblåsarar og frilansforfattarar med sikre

Anne Viken: Angsten for at frilansforfattarane skal utslette bygda

Angsten for at frilansforfattarane skal utslette bygda Eg drikk brennevin og tek ein pause i flåinga av den sjølvdaua gampen. Publisert i Bergens Tidende i januar 2011.  «Etter kvart som dei idylliske småbyane fyllest av glasblåsarar og frilansforfattarar med sikre

News from Sogn og Fjordane Governor’s office:

The County Governor granted 199 separation permits and 160 divorce permits divorce in 2011. Year Separation     Divorce         2011 199 160 2010 199 196 2009 206 177 2008 210 175 2007 190 161 2006 186 162 2005 190 164

News from Sogn og Fjordane Governor’s office:

The County Governor granted 199 separation permits and 160 divorce permits divorce in 2011. Year Separation     Divorce         2011 199 160 2010 199 196 2009 206 177 2008 210 175 2007 190 161 2006 186 162 2005 190 164

Promotional films from Sogn og Fjordane

A promotional film to attract young professionals to Sogn og Fjordane A promotional film on Hoyanger. http://www.lefdalmine.com/ A data center for mass storage located inside the Lefdal mine. “We have quite a lot of space inside the mountains that may be

Promotional films from Sogn og Fjordane

A promotional film to attract young professionals to Sogn og Fjordane A promotional film on Hoyanger. http://www.lefdalmine.com/ A data center for mass storage located inside the Lefdal mine. “We have quite a lot of space inside the mountains that may be

The unifying force of Choral singing:

In Oldedalen, Sogn & Fjordane the villagers came together next to uprooted trees in the aftermath of the storm Dagmar to sing the hymn Mellom bakkar og berg  (Between the hills and mountains). Poignant! (Film: D.Indrebø)

The unifying force of Choral singing:

In Oldedalen, Sogn & Fjordane the villagers came together next to uprooted trees in the aftermath of the storm Dagmar to sing the hymn Mellom bakkar og berg  (Between the hills and mountains). Poignant! (Film: D.Indrebø)