Oslo JazzFestival is the longest living festival in Oslo established in 1986. Starting out as a festival focusing on traditional Jazz and Dixieland it now has a broad jazz perspective containing all form s of Jazz. Festival period is in week 33 in August with 60-70 concerts in 15-18 venues in central Oslo, including the new Opera house, Oslo Concert house, Oslo Cathedral, the University Aula as well as the most important club in the city.
Director: Edvard Askeland
Directions: Oslo is Norway's capital city. Fly to one of three airports (Gardermoen, Torp and Rygge), travel by ferry/cruise ship or take the train.