2018: Hamarøy: Visit the Hamsun-centre onboard
Yes, that's correct. You sail onboard the
beautiful old coastal steamer Nordstjernen from
Tromsø, visit Narvik, Senja, Lofoten AND the
highlight Tranøy with excursion to the
Read more at hurtigruten.co.uk .
August 2018: Hamarøy, Hamsun-festival
The most important Hamsun-event is off course the
Hamsun-festival in Hamarøy every second year -
not just literature but also music,
theatre, exhibitions and most of all sharing your
passion for Knut Hamsun's works with interesting
and dedicated people. Do reserve the days already
now. Programme will follow at knuthamsun.no
2.-4. August 2018: Hamarøy, the
Hamsun-society literary seminar
One of the cornerstones of the Hamsun-festival is
the literary seminar organised by the
Hamsun-society. This year's seminar is titled "Hamsun
counter-current". In addition to the
lectures also excursions and social events will
be arranged. Please follow news at Hamsun-selskapet.
|Also in - seen from
Scandinavia - distant India is
Knut Hamsun an icon and inspiration for young
people. In the newspaper The Hindu
you may read a captivating and personal
experience of a young indian woman having read
Knut Hamsun: www.thehindu.com
Villa from 1930
belonging to former Hollywood star for sale for
10 million Dollars.
What on earth has this to do with Knut Hamsun?
Well, as Mansion Global writes, the house in
spanish hacienda-style had belonged to the
actress Lupita Tovar and her agent/husband Paul
Kohner. To raise money to buy the mansion Kohner
had to sell the rights to Hamsun's Victoria.
Luckily it was later possible to re-acquire these
rights and Kohner's son could co-produce the Victoria
film from 2013. An interesting point is also that
the house was a regular haven for european
migrants in Los Angeles at that time.
Read the whole article at Mansion Global.
Hamsun souvenirs from the jubilee in 2009?
Both in 1959 for the 100 jubilee and in 2009 for
the 150 jubilee coins and medals were issued.
They pop up from time to time for sale. Have a
look for example ar Kölner Münzkabinett.