Hemsing Festival


Welcome to the Hemsing Festival – Freedom and Change-  

This unique 5-day festival combines classical music and culinary experiences in celebration of the rich and traditional culture of the Valdres region in Norway. Bringing together acclaimed Norwegian artists and esteemed musicians from all over the world in the small village of Aurdal, this festival creates a special ambiance and intimate encounters with great music. This year’s musical theme, freedom and change, is an ode to one of the greatest musical freedom fighters of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven. 

Make sure you book our exclusive deal-transport, accommodation, food and festival passport with access to all the main events included. Come experience great music, food and nature in the heart of one of Norway’s most beautiful mountain regions.   


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Valdres Sommersymfoni

– experiences classical music in a very intimate and overwhelming way Welcome to a classical music festival in the heart of Norway. The festival presents leading soloists from around the world. The audience can expect world-renowned musicians in beautiful classic surroundings. The events are usually hold outdoors, in barns, mountain lodges or in churches. In […] Read more


– enjoy a unique culinary festival in Fagernes! Ever tried a Norwegian fish dish made from trout or char, salted and fermented for several months or even a year? The fish is then eaten raw, often accompanied with soft Norwegian flatbread or with different side dishes. This tradition dates back to the old times, when […] Read more