Tag Archives: Norway

The Nordic Shorts

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald cinema cordially invites you to the third year of the short film festival The Nordic Shorts. During this festival you will have the opportunity to see about thirty contemporary short films from Denmark, Finland, … Read More


Theatre evening with Theatre World Brno festival

The Scandinavian House in Prague and International festival Theatre World Brno are preparing four introductions and one debate for the Scandinavian plays within the festival. For the first time ever in Brno, Ibsen will be played in Norwegian! Visjoner teater … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Welcome to traditional literary evening with Nordic writers organised by The Scandinavian House in Prague and the Book World Prague! Four authors have accepted our invitation: From 7 PM, we will have a discussion with Finnish author Rosa Liksom and Danish author Ida … Read More


Picnic with Nordic games: Let’s celebrate the Norwegian National Day!

Come and celebrate with us the “syttende mai” – Norwegian National Day! Celebration will be connected with favourite picnic full of Nordic games. You can look forward to traditional Nordic games – for example Swedish kubb, Finnish mölkky, Norwegian sekkeløp … Read More


Travel Evening 2019

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Travellers​’ ​Club Praha cordially invites you to ​its eighth year of intriguing travel lectures. Can you hear the waves on the northern seashore echoing in your ears? Can you see the ​pointed mountain tops … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hikes in Northern Norway

The travel lecture Hikes in Northern Norway will present the most beautiful one-day treks you can experience in this part of Scandinavia. We will see the fjords, Norrlandʹs costline, archipelagos Lofoten and Vesterålen or Sjunkhatten National Park, and get to … Read More


Discussion: The spy that was too late – the Czechoslovak secret service in Norway

Norwegian journalist and writer Terje B. Englund is a specialist about Eastern and Central Europe: especially about the Czech Republic, where he has been living and studying Czech for the past 25 years. His last publication has been mapping the … Read More


Norwegian DJ Matoma in ROXY Prague

Norwegian DJ and producer Matoma is coming back to ROXY Prague with his positive vibes of tropical house and the biggest hits of the contemporary dance music scene. Despite his yet quite brief music career, his music regularly hits top … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2018 in Brno

The main focus of the 9th year of the festival will be taboo. Everywhere in the world there are topics that are not discussed in public. And although the Scandinavian countries are now considered to be liberal and modern, it … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2018 in Prague

The main focus of the 9th year of the festival will be taboo. Everywhere in the world, there are topics that are not discussed in public. And although the Scandinavian countries are now considered to be liberal and modern, it … Read More


European Day of Languages 2018: SPEAK-Dating

European Day of Languages celebration in Prague again! On 26 September 2018, come to Gallery Lucerna and try one or more of almost 30 languages during the traditional Speak Dating which offers short 5 min sessions with professional language teachers … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: SIBLINGS ARE FOREVER

A poetic and warm documentary about the siblings Magnar and Oddny, which in their 70’ies are still running their family farm like it’s been done in generations before them. See from the outside, it’s almost like time has stood still, … Read More


What can you look forward to in autumn?

Even though we are all taking a break and heading north during the summer, preparations for cultural events in autumn have already begun. What can you look forward to? Keep reading. The Nordic Days festival is always the highlight of … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: The Storm in My Heart

Unconventional love story with marine poetics Jernanger is a tale about Eivind, a quick-tempered man who isn’t scared of anything – except for love. Eivind spends his life aboard a boat in a Norwegian town called Stavanger. The boat lies … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hiking Trails of Northern Scandinavia

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Moravská zemská knihovna cordially invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will share his  passion for hiking in the beautiful Scandinavian nature. This time, Harri Ahonen will focus on Northern … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hiking Trails of Central Scandinavia

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů cordially invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will share his passion for hiking in the beautiful Scandinavian nature. This time, Harri Ahonen will focus on Central … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: THE OPTIMISTS

Both funny and touching documentary movie about an extraordinary volleyball team There is no shortage of enthusiasm and humour in the volleyball team of retired women. Optimistene, a volleyball team for grandmothers, consists of 66 to 98 -year-old-women and exists … Read More


Tarjei Vesaas: The Unknown Genius

A minifestival to honour Tarjei Vesaas and his work Tarjei Vesaas (1897–1970) was a Norwegian poet and novelist born in Vinje in Telemark. He first started publishing in 1920s, but his best known masterpieces are about twenty years younger, dating … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2017 in Prague

The Nordic Weird is coming! The 8th season of the multi-genre Nordic Days festival will present the art genres, such as fantasy, sci-fi, dystopia, magic realism or horror, in a typically Nordic way. In addition to Prague, a few festival … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2017 in Brno

The Nordic Weird is coming! This year marks the second appearance of the multi-genre Nordic Days festival in Brno! Between the 20th and 30th October, the festival will present the art genres, such as fantasy, sci-fi, dystopia, magic realism or … Read More


Who is afraid of Hamsun? Theatre Evening with the play Hunger

As part of the Theatre Evenings project, the Scandinavian House in cooperation with Masopust present an accompanying event which will follow the staging of Hunger directed by Jan Mikulášek. Before the play itself, a brief lector’s introduction speech will take place. And after the play, there will … Read More


Travels in the North – Norway

What kind of impression did Norway leave on the Czech travellers to the North at the beginning and in the first part of the 20th century? What places did they visit and what did they think about the natives and … Read More


Guided tours – exhibition The Invisible Bridge. Milada Blekastad 1917–2003.

Elg Publishing, The Czech Academy of Sciences and Scandinavian House cordially invite you to guided tours for public around the exhibition The Invisible Bridge. Milada Blekastad 1917-2003. The exhibition is located at Gallery of Science and Art at Národní 3 … Read More


Nordic Game Day

The Brno branch of the Scandinavian House warmly invites you to attend the Nordic Game Day in Björnsonův sad in Brno. Do you want to play a real Viking game? Then you can look forward to a Swedish game called … Read More


Nordic literature at the Book World Prague 2017

As a guest of honour at the last year’s Book World fair, the Nordic countries and their literature were represented by the #ReadNordic campaign which proved to be a major success. Albeit having a lower profile this year, the Nordic … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Join us for a traditional literary evening organised by The Scandinavian house and the Book World Prague and featuring 6 Nordic authors. In the first part of the evening, from 7 PM, Finnish humorist Tuomas Kyrö will be joined in … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: FALLING SKY

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and the production company Motlys within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Norwegian black comedy FALLING SKY (Himmelfall, Norway, 2002, 83 min) Director: Gunnar Vikene Screen writers: Torun Lian, Gunnar Vikene Starring: … Read More


Workshop for beginner translators of Nordic languages

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with The Union of Interpreters and Translators (Czech acronym JTP) is organizing a workshop intended for beginner translators of literary texts in Nordic languages. The workshop will be divided into two main parts – the … Read More


Who is afraid of Ibsen? Theatre Evening with The Lady from the Sea

In the frame of a project titled Theatre Evenings or Who is afraid of…? The Scandinavian House and National Theatre Brno present a supporting event for the play The Lady from the Sea. The participants will be introduced to the … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon 2017

As the last year’s Nordic Literary Salon in Brno turned out to be a successful meeting of readers of the Nordic literature, the Scandinavian House Brno Branch would like to invite you to join its next session that will take … Read More


The Most Beautiful Scandinavian Hiking Trails

The Scandinavian House invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will present the hiking culture in Northern Scandinavia. Thousands of kilometres through the northern wilderness, old forests, steep hillsides, large swamps and beautiful mountains… You … Read More


Nordic Days 2016 Brno

The Scandinavian House is holding the seventh season of a succesful yearly multi-genre festival Nordic Days in cooperation with the Moravian Library, University Cinema Scala, Nordic sports s.r.o.  and as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. This year the Nordic Days are not held only … Read More


Festival of Nordic films NORDFEST

A festival of Nordic Films NORDFEST will take place in the Evald Cinema (Národní 28, Praha 1) November 17–22. This traditional festival will present a selection of contemporary Nordic cinema. The event is held in cooperation with the Scandinavian House … Read More


Nordic Days 2016 Prague

The Scandinavian House is holding the seventh season of a succesful yearly multi-genre festival Nordic Days in cooperation with Cinema Evald, Literary Café Řetězová, Café Potrvá and Café Liberál and as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. Nordic Days 2016 will take place from the 23rd … Read More


Echoes of the Expeditions of Northerners Festival

The Northerners have always been famous for their desire to explore places nobody has ever been to, try to conquer both the North and South Pole, sail across the oceans and make fearless expeditions which were by many people unjustly seen as failure … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: SONS

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and the production company Tordenfilm within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Norwegian film SONS (Sønner, Norway, 2006, 103 min) Director: Erik Richter Strand Screenwriters: Erik Richter Strand, Thomas Seeberg Torjussen Starring: … Read More


Expeditions of Northerners

The Northerners have always been famous for their desire to explore places nobody has ever been to, try to conquer both the North and South Pole, sail across the oceans and make fearless expeditions which were by many people unjustly seen as failure … Read More


Picnic with Nordic Games

The Scandinavian House Brno Branch cordially invites you to the last event in this half of the year. It is time to come out of the library! Conclude Nordic literary salon with us and come to share your literary experiences … Read More


The Nordic Shorts

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald cinema cordially invites you to the second year of the short film festival The Nordic Shorts. During this festival you will have the opportunity to see up to forty contemporary short films … Read More


Book World – Guest of Honour: Nordic countries

Among Czechs there has long been a high level of interest in Nordic literature. Our grandparents were eager to get their hands on the books of Knut Hamsun, Sigrid Undset and Selma Lagerlöf; they also went to the theatre to … Read More


Literature Night in Brno

Jiří Mahen Library and the Scandinavian House Brno Branch are organizing Literature Night in Brno with special focus on Nordic countries. In frame of the campaign #ReadNordic four Nordic authors – Antti Tuomainen, Majgull Axelsson, Kim Leine and Jørn Lier … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

On the occasion of the fair Book World in Prague, the Scandinavian House in cooperation with #ReadNordic campaign and Student Club Celetná, organizes a traditional literary evening with Nordic authors as guests. This year’s guests are Norwegian best-selling writer Jostein … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: Kissed by Winter

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Norwegian film KISSED BY WINTER (Vinterkyss, Norway, 2005, 84 min) Director and screenwriter: Sara Johnsenová Starring: Kristoffer Joner, Annika Hallinová, Linn Skåberová, Göran … Read More


Erlend Loe at the Nordic Film Winter festival

The literary campaign #ReadNordic and the Nordic Film Club invite you to the Nordic Film Winter festival which this year focuses on film adaptations of literary works. The festival will present several films related to the popular Norwegian author and … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon

The Scandinavian House Brno branch in cooperation with Moravian library and Brno publishing house Host has prepared a series of literary meetings for spring 2016. These sessions are intended for general public and will present the literatures of the individual … Read More


Travel Evening

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů and CK Periscope invites you to Travel Evening, which will take place on the 16th January 2016 in Klub cestovatelů. For those who love mountains, wilderness of the North, cold wintertime as … Read More


On the Viking Wave

Meeting writers: Tore Kvæven and Martin Jensen PRAGUE:   14/1 7 pm Student Club Celetná (Celetná 20, Prague) PILSEN:     15/1 6 pm European House Gallery (nám. Republiky 12, Pilsen) Do you like historical novels, adventurous tales, gripping thrillers, or detective plots? … Read More


Adventure in the library

The Norwegian Embassy, the Scandinavian House and the Municipal Library in Prague in cordially invite you to a scavanger hunt for children and their parents which will take place as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. A precious Norwegian … Read More


Nordic Days 2015

The Scandinavian House is holding the sixth season of a succesful festival Nordic Days in cooperation with Cinema Evald, Student club Celetná, Studio Paměť and Kosmas Bookshop. Nordic Days 2015 will take place from the 18th to 27th November and … Read More


Výstava Nansenova nadace – nečekaná záchrana ze severu

Po předchozích výstavách o Leu Eitingerovi, holocaustu na Tišnovsku a první světové válce připravil letos Okrašlovací spolek pro Lomnici a okolí výstavu o pozapomenuté nadaci Nansenhjelpen, která pomohla najít (dočasný) azyl mnoha Židům z Rakouska a Československa. Read More


Nordic Cult Films Festival

In September, Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema presents a mini festival of Nordic Cult Films, that is pictures that most northerners know and love, but which are new to many Czech viewers. Read More