The Beatles Festival
Information in English
Beatlesfestivalen på Betostølen (The Beatles festival at Beitostølen) has been arranged for the past eight years, this year will see the 9th festival, and it's arranged from the 17th to the 19th of October 2014.
The festival is arranged every October at a well known mountain resort in Norway. It's smack in the middle of south Norway, so it's equally far from our three biggest cities, Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim.
Lecturers, artists and groups appearing this year: Mark Lewisohn, Gary Owen, Harald Engelstad, The DayTrippers.
Schedule for 2014:
7.00: Dinner (buffet)
10:00: Dancing in the cellar of Bergo Hotel to the music of the DayTrippers
11.00: - 1:00 Video film screening at Radisson Blu Resort conference room
2:30: Mark Lewisohn Q&A about the Beatles. Harald Engelstad will lead the discussion. Radisson Blu Resort conference room.
4.00: Beatles quiz in the lobby bar at Radisson Blu Resort
8.30: The doors open at the Dance bar, basement at Radisson Blu Resort
8.30: The dance bar: Main concert with Gary Owen as well as the DayTrippers.
Midnight: The dance bar/the lobby bar After party concert and/or jamsession
The Norwegian Beatles fan club "Norwegian Wood" is on hand to enlist new members, sell magazines and other products and to help out at the festival, arranging the quiz, handing out prizes etc.
Sunday usually nothing is scheduled, allowing the visitiors free time to take in the mountain view on hiking trips or chat among themselves and their new friends.
If you are interested in participating, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org