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LitFestBergen 2021

Bergen, Norway

Tomas Espedal, Kathrine Nedrejord, Sara Marielle Gaup, Karl Ove Knausgård, Teresa Grøtan, Siss Vik, Mona B Riise

Perth, Australia

Kim Scott, Gillian O’Shaughnessy 

Kabul, Afghanistan

Baktash Rawesh, Mujib Mehradad, Ramin Naqshbandi, Sajad Ahmad Shakeeb and Tamana Tawangar, Hamid Sakhizada

Jaipur, India

T M Krishna, Manasi Subramaniam, Sanjoy K Roy

 

Dubai, Emirates

Avni Doshi, Derek Owusu, Ahlam Bolooki

Lagos, Nigeria

Efe Paul Azino, Bolatito Adebayo, Mobolaji Adenubi, Wana Udobang, Chiebuka Obumselu

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mercedes Halfon, Mariano Quirós, Juan Ignacio Pisano, Amalia Sanz

Edinburgh, UK

Beldina Odenyo (Heir of the Cursed), Nadine Aisha Jassat, Leyla Josephine, Michael Pedersen, Courtney Stoddart, Roseanne Watt

Lyon, France

Lucie Campos, Joy Sorman

Toronto, Canada

Jillian Christmas, Tawhida Tanya Evanson, Desiree McKenzie, Motion, Britta B.

Treasure Beach, Jamaica

Ann Margaret Lim, Opal Palmer Adisa, Diana McCaulay, Earl McKenzie, Millicent A A Graham, Mutabaruka, Erna Brodber, Olive Senior, Kwame Dawes

Berkeley, USA

Dave Eggers, Vendela Vida, Daniel Gumbiner, Cherilyn Parsons

365 PENGUINS with Open Window Theatre, saturday 1 (cancelled)

365 PINGVINAR med Open Window Theatre, laurdag 2 (cancelled)

Travel to antiquity with Kokotopia! (cancelled)

Simon Stranger

Commissioned composition from Romskip, Saturday (cancelled)

365 PENGUINS with Open Window Theatre, sunday 1 (cancelled)

Janne and Muskat (cancelled)

Janne Starup Bønes

365 PENGUINS with Open Window Theatre, sunday 2 (cancelled)

Commissioned composition from Romskip, Sunday (cancelled)

I Am Dog

Alwynne Pritchard, Domizia Tosatto

Official Opening of LitFestBergen 2021 (digital)

Ine Eriksen Søreide, Marte Mjøs Persen, Karoline Brændjord, Fatemeh Ekhtesari, Teresa Grøtan

What will happen to the world?

Dag O. Hessen

Nature journal

Dara McAnulty

Wonderful world

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

A guide to the climate rebellion

Gaute Eiterjord

What is a novel? (postponed to autumn 2021)

Sandra Lillebø, Ingunn Økland, Eirik Vassenden, Tore Renberg

Cross-generation conversation II: Natural pleasures (digital)

Dara McAnulty, Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, Kari Jegerstedt

Poet who will not be silenced

Fatemeh Ekhtesari

Young voices

Nancy Herz

How does somebody become evil?

Simon Stranger

What is extremism?

Kristian Bjørkelo

Natural wonders II (cancelled)

Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

City walk: Torborg Nedreaas (postponed until 2022)

Jo Gjerstad, Grethe Fatima Syéd

Baudelaire & Piano (postponed until autumn 2021)

Susanna

Baudelaire & Piano (postponed until autumn 2021)

Susanna

Is the road the goal? (digital)

Ulrik Eriksen, Hans K. Mjelva, Siddharth Sareen

Flight, prison, freedom (digital)

Behrouz Boochani, Kristina Quintano, Ann-Magrit Austenå 

From the young (digital)

Gaute Eiterjord

Cross-generation conversation IV: Faithful or free? (digital)

Toril Hanssen, Preben Jordal, Margunn Vikingstad

Norwegian, Swede, Dane – festival special (digital)

Hilde Sandvik, Åsa Linderborg, Hassan Preisler

Racism’s heart (digital)

Jason Reynolds, Nazneen Khan-Østrem

Poetic punk gala (postponed to autumn 2021)

Eira Søyseth, Fatemeh Ekhtesari, Mary Ailonieida Sombán Mari, Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, Henning Bergsvåg, Steinar Opstad, Sara Marielle Gaup, Hamid Sakhizada 

The generation which blazed the trail (digital)

Shazia Majid, Hilde Danielsen

UN security council and Norwegian pride (digital)

Tove Gravdal

22 July a decade later

Ingvild Folkvord

We share a sense of humour, anyway (digital)

Olaug Nilssen, Gunnhild Øyehaug, Eivind Riise Hauge

Grandchildren’s view of the Second World War (digital)

Simon Stranger, Marte Michelet, Guri Hjeltnes

Prose lounge: Generational life mastery (cancelled)

Grethe Fatima Syéd, Ole Jacob Madsen

Closing performance: I am Dog (digital)

Alwynne Pritchard, Domizia Tosatto

I am Dog – film

Alwynne Pritchard, Domizia Tosatto

Meeting with Nordic winners (digital)

Monika Fagerholm, Jenny Lucander, Jens Mattsson, Jan H. Landro

Literature Live Around the World

Mona B. Riise, Siss Vik

Close curtains. Open life.

Maria Navarro Skaranger

A life behind bars

Eivind Riise Hauge

The most difficult surname in the community

Yohan Shanmugaratnam

Losing yourself

Kathrine Nedrejord

Young black lives mean something

Jason Reynolds

My generation: unveiling the best essay (digital)

Sandra Lillebø, Sigrid Moldestad, Teresa Grøtan

Pandemic, people and literature (digital)

Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Dag O. Hessen, Eirik Vassenden, Hilde Sandvik

Open mike (postponed)

Fredrik Stenhjem Hagen

The mundane and the mystical: A conversation with Karl Ove Knausgård (digital)

Karl Ove Knausgård, Claire Armitstead

Natural wonders I (cancelled)

Dag O. Hessen

Cross-generation conversation I: newspaper columnists then and now (digital)

Sven Egil Omdal, Eirin Eikefjord, Jens Kihl

Lecture on a classic: Flowers of evil (posponed to autumn 2021)

Per Buvik

Lecture on a classic: Flowers of evil (postponed to autumn 2021)

Per Buvik

Semi-final in Norwegian poetry slam championship (cancelled)

Heidi Marie Vestrheim

Beloved sister, beloved brother (postponed until autumn 2021)

Maria Navarro Skaranger, Odd Eirik Sætre Færevåg, Jan H. Landro

Cross-generation conversation III: Can everyone say what they like? (digital)

Kjersti Løken Stavrum, Nancy Herz, Mohamed Abdi

What happened, Tollak? (postponed until autumn 2021)

Tore Renberg, Inger Merete Hobbelstad

PEN postcard campaign SATURDAY (cancelled)

The world on Saturday: USA – great again? (digital)

Tove Gravdal, Jan Arild Snoen, Hans Høeg, Tomm Kristiansen

Reasonable doubt (digital)

Ane Hem, Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde

The most difficult surname in the community (postponed until autumn 2021)

Yohan Shanmugaratnam, Nazneen Khan-Østrem

Cross-generation conversation V: Sami history lesson (postponed)

Mary Ailonieida Sombán Mari, Kathrine Nedrejord, Tomm Kristiansen

Ask the author (cancelled)

Tore Renberg, Olaug Nilssen, Frode Helmich Pedersen

PEN postcard campaign SUNDAY (cancelled)

Jorda rundt på 80 minutt (cancelled))

Gunnar M. Sørbø, Ina Strøm, Hans Høeg, Chris Tvedt

The oldest young boy in Bergen town (digital)

Sondre Lerche,  Pedro Carmona-Alvarez

Night chat: Cecilie Løveid and Alf van der Hagen (postponed until autumn 2021)

Cecilie Løveid, Alf van der Hagen