Nanjing Youth OL 2014. 
Photo: Nanjing Youth OL .Nanjing Youth OL 2014. Photo: Nanjing Youth OL

A group of young Norwegian athletes will participate in the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, from 16-28 August 2014.

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Photo: Trygve Førde.

On the Arctic island of Sandhornøy in northern Norway, the acclaimed Shanghai-based artist Yang Fudong will create an exceptional outdoor film installation on a beach.

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Photo: Nico&Vinz.

The Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz's pop smash "Am I Wrong," notches its first US airplay chart No#1 on Adult Pop Songs, marking the track’s first domination on a Billboard airplay chart. The song now ranks 4th on Billboard Hot 100.

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Refugees. 
Photo: Frode Overland Andersen/ UD.

‘The dramatic escalation of the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians is having completely unacceptable consequences for civilians. In my talks with Foreign Minister Lieberman and President Abbas, I have urged all parties to stop the attacks and resume efforts to bring about a political solution,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Pia Myrvold is known for her work with new media art. The Norwegian artist includes new technology and seeks to involve the public in her art.

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Minister of Climate and Environment,Tine Sundtoft. 
Photo: Utenriksdept/ Flickr.

The Government will work at the international level to promote the removal of subsidies on fuels that are harmful to the environment, exacerbate climate change and undermine sustainable development.

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Øyafestivalen. 
Photo: Krister Sørbø.

The summer season in Norway offers a variety of festivals and cultural highlights, many of them strongly linked to traditional music and dance.

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