The Peer Gynt festival

Illustrasjon: Snøhetta/ MIR, Foto; Bård Gundersen

In the Gudbrandsdalen valley, one hour north of Lillehammer, Henrik Ibsen’s drama “Peer Gynt” is celebrated in one of Norway’s largest cultural festivals.

Norwegian drama, music and nature comes together in the middle of Peer Gynt’s kingdom.

The festival is a celebration of Ibsen’s “Peer Gynt” and the historical person Per Gynt, who lived in the Gudbrandsdalen valley in the 17th century. The tales about Per have been told through generations, and these, together with the nature and culture in the valley, is what inspired Henrik Ibsen to write the dramatic poem. Read more about The Peer Gynt festival

Source: / Norway Today