Almost daily performances. Opera, ballet, classical and contemporary music concerts, prominent singers, musicians and conductors from home and abroad. Opera Orchestra and Opera Chorus in concert; popular singers, modern dance companies, jazz, folk and contemporary musicians, stage musicals, theater drama, poetry readings. See the English-language button for the full season schedule
Last Friday of each month 9pm-3am Bear Pub night "for menn som liker menn" moves around among the Oslo bars, inviting all bears, cubs, chubs, chasers, curious and others who want to come. No cover charge, all are welcome. See their calendar for more events including Oktobearfest, Bear Cave (November), New Year's Eve and Mega Bear parties.
June 17-26, 2016, Pride Park: June 22-25 at Rådhusplassen (City Hall Sq). Largest LGBT cultural event in Norway; film festival, concerts, art exhibits, shows, festival area, dance party. June 17 Pride House/ House of Literature politics, debates, lectures and workshops. Saturday Pride Parade, Grønland to Pride Park and 18+ Pride Closing Party at Rockefeller Music Hall.
September 5-22, 2016. Annual film festival focusing on diversity, empowerment, equality, and human rights. See website for films program and venue details:
Mid-September, 2016 (TBC), at The Norwegian Film Institute Cinemateque - 26th annual Queer Films international festival, films by/about/with LGBT people, to promote visibility and contribute to diverse cultural life in Oslo. Typically 40 screenings: feature films, documentaries and shorts from all over the world. Also mini festival each June during Oslo Pride. See website for details.