Culture

The next generation lighthouse keepers

The next generation lighthouse keepers

Text and photos by Sigrid Thorbjørnsen Edited by Michael Holtermann During my…

Jomfruland Lighthouse – on a great leisure and fun island

Jomfruland Lighthouse – on a great leisure and fun island

Jomfruland Lighthouse is located on Jomfruland island, the outermost of a group of islands off Kragerø municipality, Telemark. It was built in 1839, and automated in 1991. It's an active lighthouse, 101.7 feet (31 meters) tall and 157.4 feet (48 meters) above the hight tide mark.…

Music video: Apocalyptica – ‘Seemann’ featuring Nina Hagen

Apocalyptica is a Finnish rock band from Helsinki, Finland, formed in 1993.…

Steilneset Memorial, Vardø

Steilneset Memorial, Vardø

Steilneset Memorial – Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois By Karissa Rosenfield Photographed by Andrew…

Geita Lighthouse

Geita Lighthouse

Geita Lighthouse was built in 1897 and became fully automated 1982. It…

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series – Grimstad

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series – Grimstad

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2012  returns to Norway this July –…

Events and festivals near lighthouses

Events and festivals near lighthouses

From the southern coast all the way up to the farthest north,…

Homborsund Lighthouse on Norway’s beautiful southern coast

Homborsund Lighthouse on Norway’s beautiful southern coast

Homborsund LIghthouse is in Grimstad municipality, Aust-Agder. Bordering on the Skagerrak, Homborsund is…

On the Edge 2012: A Chain of Lighthouses

On the Edge 2012: A Chain of Lighthouses

Since 2008, several lighthouses have been functioning as living arenas for cultural…

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