Time: 18:30 - 19:30
Official Opening of LitFestBergen 2021 (digital)
You can watch the event on YouTube.
Welcome to the opening of the third Bergen International Literary Festival for Non-Fiction and Fiction.
Foreign minister Ine Eriksen Søreide will give a speech by video link, while mayor of Bergen, Marte Mjøs Persen will hold the opening speech.
The ceremony includes performances by festival authors Karoline Brændjord and Fatemeh Ekhtesari, and speech by Teresa Grøtan, festival director.
The event will be held in English and Norwegian.