Articles by Tor Ingar Oesterud

Policy rate unchanged at 1.50 percent

The Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Committee has decided to keep the policy rate unchanged at 1.50 percent. The Committee’s current assessment of the outlook…



Terrorist woman arrested at Gardermoen

The Police Security Service (PST) has arrested a 29-year-old terrorist woman who arrived at Gardermoen late Friday night. The woman is charged with participation in…



SNØ opens to the public

SNØ, one of the world’s largest ski halls, is situated at Lørenskog just outside Oslo. The hall boats 36.000 square metres of snow-covered slopes, where…




Christmas week in Oslo 2019

Suggestions for things to do in Oslo from 25 December to 1 January.  The week of Christmas is admittedly an unusually quiet time in Oslo, but…



Christmas traditions in Norway

People in Norway normally celebrate Christmas eve with their close family and relatives, gathering for the Christmas dinner. Walk around the Christmas tree after dinner…



Norwegian Christmas traditions

Christmas in Norway is based on Christian traditions, with elements of old pagan traditions and Jewish Hannukah. And new traditions are added every year. Of…




Troms – Farmers Market

Farmers Market offers locally-produced products sold by the farmers from the region of Troms who produce them. Quality, flavour and origin are guaranteed on the…


The Annual Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is a popular tradition among both tourists and locals. The Christmas market has over 100…




Oslo gets ready for Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and there are many events throughout Oslo that help you get into the festive mood. During the next few weeks, Christmas…