Events for employees

Upcoming

CD cover showing the artist Hozier in an armchair
Time and place: Aug. 21, 2019 7:00 PM, Sentrum Scene

Rock musician Hozier returns to Sentrum Scene, after filling the same hall in 2016 and 2018 to the brim! The Committee for Cultural and Social Activities has the pleasure of offering tickets at greatly reduced prices to UiO employees.

Portrett av Kari Bremnes
Time and place: Oct. 24, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Sentrum scene

Kari Bremnes gives her only Oslo concerts this year on 24 and 25 October at Sentrum Scene. The Culture and Welfare Committee at UiO has reserved discounted tickets for standing places.

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Time and place: June 22, 2019 11:00 AM, Tøyen hovedgård, Botanical Garden

UiO and OsloMet pay tribute to Pride's brave history under the banner «Fearless knowledge». You are most welcome to join us!

Time and place: June 21, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Outside Georg Sverdrups hus - the University Library

Welcome to the last Cultural Lunch event this semester. We are thrilled to present one of Norway's best bands; the fabulous and critically-acclaimed Darling West! 

Time and place: June 5, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johansgate 47

In collaboration with the Academy of Opera (KHiO), UiO invites you to a summer concert with young opera singers at "Young in the Aula".

UiO staff enjoying refreshments in the University Garden downtown.
Time and place: May 17, 2019 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, University Garden, Downtown Oslo

The Committee for Social and Cultural Activities takes pleasure in inviting all members of staff at UiO to the wonderful University Garden at 17th of May at 11:00 AM.

Free entrance

Time and place: May 17, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Stallen, Downtown Oslo

The Committee for Social and Cultural Activities takes pleasure in inviting international faculty and staff at UiO to a traditional Norwegian 17th of May breakfast from 10:00-11:00 am in Stallen.

Time and place: May 5, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47

The Austrian composer Joseph Haydn lived at a time when nature touched all aspects of life, and together with Creation (1798), the Four Seasons (1809) is one of his most ambitious works.

Time and place: Apr. 30, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47

Georg Friedrich Handel's first oratorio from 1707 is about temptations that Beauty (Belezza) is exposed to by Pleasure (Piacere), while Time (Tempo) and Desillusion (Disiganno) give good advice.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2019 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Frederikke canteen, The Frederikke building

Welcome to a musical journey to Zanzibar, with one of Tanzania's most acclaimed musicians accompanied by a group of Norwegian jazz talents. 

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, the lobby

They are hailed as the next big thing to come from the flourishing Norwegian music scene. The film maker Wes Anderson recently came to their show in London. A Cultural Lunch with Konradsen is a definite must-do! 

Time and place: Apr. 5, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Helga Engs hus, the lobby

Welcome to a concert with the emerging British-Norwegian indie pop band Elva, who is about to release their debut record this spring. 

Time and place: Apr. 3, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johansgate 47

UiO and Oslo Symphony Orchestra invite to a concert with one of our foremost young bassoonists.

Time and place: Mar. 29, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, the lobby

Welcome to a musical journey through the fascinating landscape of 20th century classical music from the United Kingdom. The string quartet KVEPP performs pieces of music by Benjamin Britten and other British composers. 

Time and place: Mar. 22, 2019 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Frederikke canteen, The Frederikke building

Mariama Ndure is one of Norway's most exciting new artists. She is educated at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, US and at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. 

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47

UiO and the Fagerborg Music Festival 2019 invite to a concert with the theme "Unheard of!" The audience will experience works by John Cage, Hjalmar Borgström and Ludwig van Beethoven. Eldbjørg Hemsing is the evening's soloist, and Terje Boye Hansen is the conductor.

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Abels utsikt, 12th floor, Niels Henrik Abels hus

If you are a visiting student or staff at UiO this spring, this Cultural Lunch event, presenting traditional Norwegian folk music, will be a guaranteed highlight when it comes to exploring Norwegian music and culture.

Time and place: Mar. 8, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, the lobby

Welcome to a concert with one of Norway's most talented country bands. And welcome to the celebration of the International Women's Day!

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Salen, ZEB-building, Sem Sælands vei 2

Welcome to a different cultural experience at the UiO. At this intimate event with only 60 available spaces, you will get to take part in a performance that incorporates dance, illustration and bodily rhythms. 

Time and place: Feb. 22, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Natural History Museum, Robert Colletts hus, Tree of life exhibition

Visit the Tree of life exhibition at the Natural History Museum on 22 February and see one of Norway's finest singer/songwriters live in concert. 

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2019 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Store Auditorium, The Faculty of Dentistry

The critically-acclaimed Norwegian violinist Ole Bøhn visits UiO and the Faculty of Dentistry on February 1. 

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Scene HumSam, The University Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Welcome to a special musical event on 8 February as we will celebrate the Sámi National Day at the Cultural lunch series. 

Time and place: Feb. 1, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups house, the Lobby

Welcome to a Cultural lunch event that focuses on the musical composition and dance form of "La follia", one of the oldest European musical themes. 

Time and place: Jan. 25, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM, Stallen, Professorboligen, Karl Johansgate 7

Welcome to a free viewing of an excerpt of the award-winning play "Oslo", written by J. T. Rogers. The play was awarded "Best play" at the 2016 Tony Awards. This event is held in Norwegian. 

Time and place: Jan. 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Frederikke canteen, The Frederikke building, Blindern

Welcome to the launch of the spring 2019 programme for the UiO Cultural Lunch events. There will be free cakes and coffee, and a free concert with the up-and-coming Norwegian pop artist Nora Konstanse.