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Haugesund region - The Homeland of The Viking Kings
Haugesund International Jazz Festival

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Visit Haugesund and you will experience the best of what Norway has to offer. Fjord, waterfall, coast- and city culture, the unique viking history, glacier, mountains and sea, idyllic islands and lighthouses is among what you will find in this region.

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Fish and costal culture days in Åkrehamn

Nice days and evenings in maritime surrondings in Åkrehamn. Entertainment for the whole family, there is also a street market. For more information, visit:

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Etne market

For the 34rd time the famous Etnemarket is held in beautiful surroundings in the village of Etne in Sunnhordland, The Etnemarket has become one of the most important scenes for trading and culture in this part of the country. About 35.000 visitors, 220...

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During the Fisheri festival get to go to the Amrikafest 1. august. Doors open 16:30 praty. Soft drinks and snacks will be served. Ceremony, entretainment and party.



Sildajazz in Haugesund has become one of the two biggest jazz festivals in the country. The Tradjazz profile is clear, but most other styles are also presented in a festival that most people enjoy. The festival has between 40,000 and 50,000 visitors....

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The norwegian film festival

Haugesund again welcomes more than a thousand film people to a 7-day-long film festival. In addition to watching films our visitors can attend concerts, art exhibitions and the Amanda Award Show. For more information visit our web-site:...


The worlds longest Herring table

Members of the Cooks' Guild of Haugesund lay the longest herring table in the world. It stretches for two blocks down Haugesund's main street and over 30.000 people are served delicious herring dishes.



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