Barents Spektakel 2017

The Barents Spektakel is Norway’s most border-crossing festival!

The festival is a cultural-political cocktail with contemporary art and music, theatre and performance, literature and architecture and seminars and debates as its ingredients – all spiced with current issues related to the Barents Region and the High North in general.



February 8-12

Kirkeneskonferansen/The Kirkenes Conference 2017

The Kirkenes Conference focuses on different aspects of the development of the high north in intersection between politics and industrial and social development.


February 8-9

Finnmark internasjonale litteraturfestival

The Finnmark International Literature festival is organized by Finnmark county every two years. For the second time it will take place at Kirkenes, the theme for this year's festival is Mentality.



16.-19. November