March 1. 2013:
First performance of the new Hamsun-film Victoria.
Several places in Norway.
In connection with the premiere of the
new Hamsun-film, the Hamsun-Society invite members of the
society to special events in Oslo, Lom, Hamarøy and
Tromsø. If you are interested, please take contact with
the local co-ordinators: Hege Faust (Oslo), Torunn Kjøk
(Lom), Andreas Lødemel (Hamarøy) Nils M. Knutsen
(Tromsø). Please find their phone and email-adresses
March 13.-15. 2013:
Hamsun-monologue: På gjengrodde Stier. Kilden,
A play performed by Ola B. Johannessen
based on Hamsun's last novel "On overgrown
Read more and order tickets at the theatre Kilden: http://www.kilden.com/arrangement/pa-gjengrodde-stier
4. May 2013:
the House of Film, Filmens Hus in Dronningensgt.16 in
Oslo invite you to a Hamsun day.
After the presentation of the 8th adaption for the screen
of Knut Hamsun's novel Victoria this spring, the
Filmens hus have the honour together with the Oslo
section of the Hamsun-Society to invite you to a Saturday
of films. 3 former film-versions of the novel will be
shown. Before the films Hamsun-biographer Robert Ferguson
will give an introduction and the day will conclude with
a dinner in the spirit of Hamsun at the Filmkafeen in
Registration for participation including dinner with
firstname.lastname@example.org . The price for the day including dinner (excl
drinks) will be NOK. 500,- to be paid at the entrance.
Deadline for registration is 26. April. See the programme
Wild Words: Det Vilde Ord (Wild
Words) is the name of the new literary festival
in Bodø, northern Norway, taking place from 5.
- 8. June. It's vision is to create a literary footprint
of Bodø and the county Nordland, to tear down borders
and build bridges witth words - between people and
cultures. The ambition is to connect "the mighty
Vestfjord" with a sea of books and to display the
wild, beautiful, windy, wet, uncontrollable and
provocative expressive which characterise the Nordland
mood. Here you will find debates, lectures, concerts,
exhibitions... no, do have a look yourself at www.detvildeord.no
and be inspired to participate. And off-course Knut
Hamsun will not be forgotten.
August 1.-4. 2013:
Poets' days in Lom, Skjåk and
Vågå. A festival organized every second year
to celebrate the poets of the valleys in central Norway,
including off-course Knut Hamsun. Official website: www.diktardagar.no
August 6.-11. 2013:
Ibsen Hamsun days in Grimstad. This
exiting festival takes place every year in August in the
beautiful white idyll on the seashore and focusses on
both of the city's famous sons. Read more at: www.ibsenhamsun.no
Hunger: The Danish theatre Møllen in Haderslev
had first performance on it's new play "Hunger"
based on Knut Hamsun's novel this spring. In the actual
theatre season the play will be performed again from
15.-19 October in Haderslev, Denmark. From 21.October to
16. November it will be on tour in several cities in
Denmark. Hunger can also be seen in Norway in Kråkerøy
and in Kristianssand from
More at www.teatretmoellen.dk
4 x Pan: The Hamsun-Society
invite - in a collaboration with House of Films in Oslo -
all Hamsun-enthusiasts to 4 x Pan at the Cinemateket in
Dronningensgt.16 Saturday, December 7th at noon and
onwards (03:30pm, 5pm and 7pm) and a facultative dinner
in Pascal afterwards.
The films will be shown in reversed chronological order
i.e first Pan from 1995 (Two green Feathers), then the
nordic co-production from 1962, the german from the
thirties and finally the newly-restored swedish silent
movie from 1922. Jan Erik Holst from the Norwegian
Filminstitute and professor/Hamsun-researcher Nils
Magne Knutsen will give introductions before each
film. Food can be bought in the cafe.
Price: (4 x Pan + dinner) will be approximately
Registration can be made to: email@example.com
before December 1st. Why not register already today?
It will be possible to buy tickets for each film
separately (approx. 50-100 NOK per film).
Before and between the films there will be the
possibility to purchase new books in the lobby and the
authors will be present throughout the day.