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Werner''', (10 April 1976, Nord-Odal – 29 September 2006, Oslo) was a Norwegian (Norway) pop (Pop music), classical (Classical music), and rock (rock music) singer, famous for his powerful voice which stretched over four and a half octaves. His breakthrough came after winning two important talent contests, most notably on national television in the show ''Talentiaden'' (NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation)) in 1994. Death On 29 September 2006, Danielsen's

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invaded by Germany, except for the Soviet Union. Eventually, on June 7 the Norwegian forces had to surrender and King and government left Norway to form a government in exile in London. Since the year 2000, Norway has focused on culture. A number of museums have been built and now the new Munch (Edvard Munch) museum and the Historic Museum is the government's current focus. The construction of the new financial district is a new mass

on culture. A number of museums have been built and now the new Munch (Edvard Munch) museum and the Historic Museum is the government's current focus. The construction of the new financial district is a new mass-scale project in Oslo. As the biggest building project in Scandinavian history the government plans to renovate Bjørvika and eastern Oslo. The Oslo Opera House received two architectural awards in 2008 and 2009. The new "port of Oslo" and Barcode

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in Copenhagen and Utrecht (Utrecht (city)). Groundbreaking "modern music" pieces from late 50's to early 80's including ''Horn Call'' (1972) and ''Illuxit'' (1974). He was the president of the Norsk Komponistforening (Society of Norwegian Composers) from 1985 to 1988. He wrote multiple books and articles about creative use of music. - 7 6 June 2001 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway align center '''1''' – 0 align center 1–1 2002 FIFA

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collection in the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Oslo was transferred to thr Norsk Folkemuseum. thumb Fister Church (File:Fister kyrkje.jpg) '''Fister''' is a small village near Stavanger in the Hjelmeland municipality on the south-western Norwegian (Norway) coast. Fister has the highest average temperature in Norway. It is visited by many tourists each year. There are no big tourist attractions except for the beautiful nature, fishing in the fjords, lots of peace and quiet, and until its recent death a parrot in a tree. ''Vårt Land'' September 10, 2008, Oslo, Norway, page 32. birth_date WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo

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) from her honeymoon. Her husband is Jørgen Tesman, an aspiring, young, reliable (but not brilliant) academic who has combined research with their honeymoon. It becomes clear in the course of the play that she has never loved him but has married him for reasons pertaining to the boring nature of her life. It is also suggested that she may be pregnant. Between 7 June and 26 August, ''New Jersey'' formed part of the first training squadron to cruise Northern European waters since the beginning

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There were many distinguished live performances and Haza spoke with fond memories of her visits to Japan and Turkey. Notable too, was her performance at the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo, where she appeared alongside Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor. "Paint Box" was written specially for the event. Her 1990 live recording, ''Ofra Haza At Montreux Jazz Festival'' was released in 1998. *Australia has an honourary consulate in Oslo, and is represented in Norway

Gheorghiu for EMI and for 2005's stage production she took Gheorghiu's place in the leading role of Magda during performances in Toulouse and Paris. In 1997 she performed in a movie called The Fifth Element, where she played as Diva Plavalaguna (singing voice). Later on, she performed Bizet's ''Ivan IV (Ivan IV (opera))'' concert version, which had its recital debut at Salle Pleyel in Paris, and a live recording was released as CD. In 2001, she was busy in Italy, performing Verdi's

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(ship) tanker fleet ; only Oslo, Bergen, and Stavanger were larger. right thumb 200 px Sigurd Fåvnesbane featured on the portal plank from Hylestad Stave Church (File:Sigurd Fåvnesbane.jpg) The Hylestad stave church, constructed in the 12th century in Setesdal was demolished (List of archaeological sites and dismantled stave churches) in the 19th century. Its portal, with several carved scenes illustrating the legend of Sigurd Fåvnesbane (Sigurd the Dragon-slayer

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origin Oslo, Norway genre Doom metal, Black metal (early) thumb The Peace research Institute Oslo (PRIO) (Image:PRIO.JPG) The '''Peace Research Institute Oslo''' ('''PRIO''') is an independent peace studies institution, based in Oslo, Norway. *Regional: ** Oslo, Norway At the annual meeting in Oslo in July 1992, chaired by Sten Lundbo, it was agreed to expand the scope

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''' (8 April 1905 in Kristiania (Oslo) – 24 August 1979) was a Norwegian (Norway) speed skater (Speed skating) and racing cyclist. Dunaway has written extensively for the popular media since 1973, with articles on music, social activism, and oral history appearing in venues from ''Mother Jones'' to the ''Village Voice'' and the ''New York Times''. In 2004, his writing on the Danish government's efforts to derail the world's oldest experiment in anarchy (Anarchism), Oslo


name Oslo coatofarms Oslo komm.svg county Oslo idnumber 0301 '''Oslo''' ( ) is the capital and the most populous city (List of towns and cities in Norway) in Norway. Oslo constitutes both a county (Counties of Norway) and a municipality (Municipalities of Norway).

Founded around 1000 AD, and established a "kaupstad" or trading place in 1048 by King Harald III (Harald III of Norway), the city was elevated to a bishopric (diocese of Oslo) in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V (Haakon V of Norway) around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 (Kalmar Union) and again from 1536 to 1814 (Denmark–Norway) and with Sweden from 1814 to 1905 (Union between Sweden and Norway) reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, the city was moved closer to Akershus Castle during the reign of King Christian IV (Christian IV of Norway) and renamed '''Christiania''' in his honour. It was established as a municipality (List of municipalities of Norway) (''formannskapsdistrikt'') on 1 January 1838. Following a spelling reform, it was known as '''Kristiania''' from 1877 to 1925, when its original Norwegian name was restored.

Oslo is the economic (Economy of Norway) and governmental (Politics of Norway) centre of Norway. The city is also a hub of Norwegian trade, banking, industry and shipping. It is an important centre for maritime industries and maritime trade in Europe. The city is home to many companies within the maritime sector, some of which are among the world's largest shipping companies, shipbrokers and maritime insurance brokers. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme.

Oslo is considered a global city and ranked "Beta World City" in studies performed by the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network in 2008.

As of January 2014 the city of Oslo has a population of 634,000.

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