Tagged: Haugesund

Many could be suspended in the final game

<div id=”_mcePaste” style=”position: absolute; left: -10000px; top: 0px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow-x: hidden; overflow-y: hidden;”>All six of the players who start for Haugesund in tonight’s game against the the Bergen Brann will be...

No limbo for Limbo, which won five Norwegian Amandas

Marius Holst’s King of Devil’s Island named Best Feature at the awards ceremony in Haugesund prior to the opening of the 39th Norwegian International Film Festival. Backed by ten nominations for the Amanda –...

Nortura divisions closing down

Norway’s leading supplier of meat and eggs, Nortura, has announced that it is closing down its slaughterhouses in Sortland, Haugesund and Ålesund, reports the Norway Post. Nearly 500 employees will lose their jobs. The closing...

Max Manus selected for Toronto gala

Norwegian directors Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg’s Max Manus will have its North American première at a gala screening during the 34th Toronto International Film Festival September 10-19, 2009. Co-director Cameron Bailey has confirmed...

The 2009 Hestenes Award goes to Hans Olav Brenner

Hans Olav Brenner (photo), a journalist at the TV channel NRK and the host of Bokprogrammet (”The Book Show”), was Monday August 24 presented with the 2009 Hestenes Award during the Norwegian International Film...

Max Manus – the big Amanda winner of 2009

With as many as seven Amanda Awards – including Best Norwegian Film in Theatrical Release, The People’s Amanda and Best Screenplay – Max Manus became this year’s great Amanda winner. The movie is based...

Nordic Film Market in Haugesund

On August 20- 23 the Nordic film market will take place during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund. The market is aimed towards international and Nordic distributors, TV buyers, festival programmers, sales agents, producers,...

Oslo Airport: Optimism in a Weak Market

Despite a reduction in air traffic all over the world, including at Oslo Airport, five new airlines have successfully opened new routes at Oslo Airport over the past few months. In addition, Norwegian has...

The Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund

Situated in Haugesund, on the west coast of Norway in charming surroundings, The Norwegian International Film Festival, often called the “Nordic Cannes”, is your gateway to the Norwegian film and cinema industry. The festival...