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through Solistitium Records in 1997. Later in 1998, both Diabous Mort and Desecrator left the band due to "lack of interest". The full-length debut album was then planned with Blod from Gehenna (Gehenna (band)) on drums, and Arak Draconiiz from Isvind; who joined the band as guitarist. They then, recorded the promo (Promotional recording) ''Atum Nocturnem'' actually meant for Blod to rehearse, but indie labels had begun to pay attention

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located south of the city hall. During summer the area is very noisy and vibrant. There are outdoor restaurants and bars almost everywhere. Be sure to get some tasty seafood (or whatever else you like to eat) while you are there, or just enjoy your cold beer in the summer sea-breeze. Be advised that this is also the most expensive area in Oslo to dine or drink, so unless the weather is good, you can just as well stay indoors somewhere else. Sven's, located near Vika Atrium, offers a fast food

version of a traditional dietary staple - lutefisk. Sides include herring, pickled vegetables, and salted meats. Because of the amount of lye used to treat the food, be prepared to sign a waiver designating power of attorney upon entry. Closed Mondays. You are also close to most of the restaurants, bars, or nightclubs located within the city center. A key reference point will be '''Stortingsgaten''', running parallel to '''Karl Johans gate''', both running eastwards from the '''Royal Palace''' (this is also the main shopping area). While both of these streets have a few restaurants and nightclubs, most will be found in one of the side-streets running out from them, or parallel to them. It doesn't matter much where you start, you will find restaurants, bars, and nightclubs almost anywhere from the subway station Nationaltheatret at the west, to far beyond Oslo central railroad station on the east. There are several other areas, such as '''Grünerløkka''' (tram 11-12-13 to Nybrua, Schous plass, Olaf Ryes plass or Birkelunden), '''Majorstuen''' (T-bane, tram 11-12-19 or bus 20-22-25-45-46 to Majorstua), and '''Grønland''' (T-bane to Grønland, bus 37 to Tøyengata or bus 60 to Norbygata) that are worth checking out. Be advised that nearly all bars and nightclubs close at the same time, so if you want to get a taxi back to your hotel, try to leave a few minutes before the rush starts. Budget Torggata Torggata is a good area for budget dining (from Hausmanns gate south to Youngstorget). You will find cheap Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese restaurants and even cheaper kebab-joints and pizzerias, as well as other offerings. It's close to the center, but you can get bus 34 or 54 to Jacob's church (Jacob kirke), or tram 11-12-13-17 bus 30-31-34-54 to Brugata or Hausmanns gate. The closest T-bane station is Grønland (then walk north along Brugata) or Jernbanetorget (then walk north-east). Some great offerings in this area include: * WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo

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to drink and a chocolate bar (and do a bit of planning, buses 51 and 56 and the train does seldom run more than once per hour). Be prepared for some muddy sections of the trail as they take you through some pretty thickly wooded areas. The forest is dense enough that any damp areas of the trail don't dry out. This isn't helped by the multitude of small run offs flowing down the mountain. * Discover the city and its major tourist sites by bike: from April through October, guided tours in English

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by Norwegian National Rail Administration and was opened in 1980. In 1985 and 1986 this ship was the main base for planning and administration of the Oslo International Poetry Festival in Oslo, Norway. '''Nationaltheatret Station''' ( WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo

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is not generally open to the public. * WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo

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music service) Revolver publisher Future US accessdate 7 August 2011 date 17 April 2010 quote 'Their metal-based drone experiments have proved groundbreaking and hugely

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first entered a professional stage at the age of 20, namely the highly reputed Chat Noir in Oslo. During the next two decades, she managed to become one of Norway's most famous and beloved singers and entertainers. Throughout the 1950s she had several sing-along radio hits, including "En liten pike i lave sko", "Augustin", and "Tango for to". In the years 1950 to 1954, she was a member of the six-member group The Monn Keys, which also included Arne Bendiksen and Egil Monn-Iversen. Brockstedt holds a reputation as one of the most prominent Alf Prøysen interpreters (Interpreting). '''Nora Brockstedt''' is a successful Norwegian (Norway) singer, born on 20 January 1923 in Oslo. She first entered a professional stage at the age of 20, namely the highly reputed Chat Noir in Oslo. During the next two decades, she managed to become one of Norway's most famous and beloved singers and entertainers. Throughout the 1950s she had several sing-along radio hits, including "En liten pike i lave sko", "Augustin", and "Tango for to". In the years 1950 to 1954, she was a member of the six-member group The Monn Keys, which also included Arne Bendiksen and Egil Monn-Iversen. Brockstedt holds a reputation as one of the most prominent Alf Prøysen interpreters (Interpreting). The Dynna stone was acquired by the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo in 1879. Until then it had been used as a salt lick for cattle at the Nordre Dynna farm near Gran. The stone is still part of the museum’s permanent medieval exhibition. A copy of the stone can be found atop a Viking Age grave mound at the Hadeland Folkemuseum in Gran. Meyer was born in Tønsberg to an affluent family. Her father gave her a Kodak Folding Camera for her travels, which seems to have led to her professional choice later. She joined the Oslo Camera Club in 1932, and then traveled to Berlin in 1937 to study photography at the Reimann School, where she studied with Walter Peterhans and Otto Croy. She worked as an apprentice for Joszef Pécsi in Budapest before returning to Norway, where she spent the war years. birth_date WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo

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the highest authority in Norway until he left office in 1836, except for a brief period in 1833 when Crown Prince Oscar (Oscar I of Sweden) was appointed viceroy (viceroy of Norway). The Christian Radich and its Norwegian crew were filmed while sailing from Oslo, across the Atlantic to the Caribbean, to New York City, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and then back home to Oslo. The movie featured a score by Morton Gould, with additional musical performances by cellist

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Stadium in a time of 43.2 seconds. Two weeks later, he won the same title in the annual World Meet at Hamar, Norway. His 1952 Olympic Gold Medal time was one tenth of one second short of the record time set in 1948 by Finn Helgesen of Norway. In 1996, Maarja became a true household name of Estonia for representing Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 1996 with the song "Kaelakee hääl" (in a duet with Ivo Linna) which would go onto finish 5th at the contest

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and decided to cease all domestic services in 1952, fully concentrating on transatlantic flights henceforth. Flight International 26 March 1970 Typical routings at that time where from New York via Reykjavík to Hamburg or Luxembourg, with intermediate stops at Oslo, Copenhagen, Bergen, Stavanger or Gothenburg. Loftleidir 1955 timetable, at timetableimages.net *On 14 September 1950, a Loftleiðir Douglas C-54 Skymaster (registered (aircraft registration) TF-RVC, named ''Geysir'') crashed into the Vatnajökull glacier. The six occupants that had been on the cargo flight from Luxemburg to Reykjavík (the first service for the airline on that route) survived, but could only be found and rescued on 20 September, as the location of the crash site had previously been unknown. 1950 accident at the Aviation Safety Network Timeline of the search for the Geysir at gopfrettir.net (in Icelandic) *On 23 June 1973, a Loftleiðir Douglas DC-8 (registered N8960T) was damaged in a tail-first landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, when it completed '''Flight 509''' on the Stockholm-Oslo-Reykjavík-New York (New York City) route with 119 passengers and nine crew members on board. An NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) investigation found that the accident was caused by a flawed procedure when the spoilers (Spoiler (aeronautics)) were extended (right before touchdown rather than once the landing gear had been lowered). 1973 accident at the Aviation Safety Network *The disaster of '''Flight LL 001 (Icelandic Airlines Flight LL 001)''' (a Loftleiðir flight number, even though the company had merged with Flugfélag Íslands at that time) with its 183 fatalities marks the by far worst accident in the history of Icelandic aviation. On 15 November 1978, the Douglas DC-8 (registered TF-FLA) missed the runway upon approach of Colombo Airport (Bandaranaike International Airport) in Sri Lanka during a chartered Hajj pilgrimage flight from Jeddah and crashed. 74 passengers and 5 crew members survived the accident. Official investigation report into Flight 001 http: www.airdisaster.com features top100 top100.shtml 1982 to Sarajevo leadup In 1982, he became allround European Champion in Oslo, where he set the 10000 m world record. This has turned out to be the last outdoor World record for men on a lowland track so far. Because of this outstanding performance, he got awarded the Oscar Mathisen Award, an award for the best skating performance in the past season. One year later, on the same Norwegian ice, he won silver at the World Allround Championships (Men allround speedskating worldchampionship), finishing second behind Rolf Falk-Larssen. Gustafson had the best allround point-sum (''samalog''), but Falk-Larssen won by the rule that a skater winning three distances, and merely having finished the fourth, is automatically pronounced the champion. This caused a renewed debate about the three-distance-wins rule which was subsequently abolished; from 1984 onwards, the champion was to be the skater with the best allround point-sum. Thus, Gustafson would have been world champion in 1983 had the ''Lex Gustafson'' been in force then. thumb Abid Raja (File:Abid Q. Raja 0002.jpg) '''Abid Qayyum Raja''' (born 5 November 1975


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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