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Festival videos

Here you can watch the live recording of this year's opening ceremony and catch glimpses of the 70th Bergen International Festival!

Eivør. Photo: Johanne Karlsrud
Eivør. Photo: Johanne Karlsrud

Moments from the 2022 Bergen International Festival!

We would like to thank all the wonderful artists, audience members, cultural institutions, supporters, partners, filmcrew, festival staff and everyone else who has contributed to a beautiful 70th anniversary!

Kronos Quartet

As this year's artist-in-residence, the Kronos Quartet participated at the outdoors opening ceremony, performed a family concert in an aquarium and chamber concert in the medieval royal hall Håkonshallen. The four musicians also took part in a talk and workshops.

Closing Concert

The 70th Bergen International Festival ended with a fantastic evening in Grieghallen with Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Roomful of Teeth, Edward Gardner and Paul Lewis.


There was electricity in the air at Peaches' concert in Grieghallen on Saturday 4 June. See glimpses from the explosive and captivating show.

Ultimate Bach Movement Marathon

In Ultimate Bach Movement Marathon, Danish cellist Toke Møldrup performed Bach's 6 Suites for Cello and ran a kilometer between each movement. He performed ​36 movements in 36 kilometers together with a sporty audience of 29 people in a Bergen bathed in sunshine.

Family Day at Siljustøl

Sunday outing to Sæverud’s fairy-tale paradise.

Einar Selvik

A journey through time and tradition with Einar Selvik in Griegs villa.


Eivør's voice has brought her recognition and fans from all over the world. 3 June she played a concert at venerable and atmospheric Håkonshallen.

De unges festspillforestilling | Festival Youth Performance

​Selected young talents took centre stage Thursday 02 June.

Angélique Kidjo – Mother Nature

Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo has accomplished status as one of the greatest names in world music. 01 June she performed her sixteenth album Mother Nature and other treats from her impressive catalogue in Grieghallen.

Goran Bregovic Wedding and Funeral Band

Festallmenningen | Festival Square

Watch glimpses from the new Festival Square at Torgallmenningen


A dance performance at Torgallmenningen with air under its wings.

The Mute

A symphonic silent theatre performance by Christian Eriksen and Janove Ottesen.


A playful, dreamy circus experience created in Bergen

Lise Davidsen & Leif Ove Andsnes

​Grieg's Haugtussa, Strauss and Wagner performed by two of Norway’s greatest international artists.

Kronos Quartet at the Aquarium

Kronos Quartet played among the fish at Bergen Aquarium.


Emel filled Kulturhuset i Bergen with a unique blend of North African music and modern electronic productions.

Welcome to the 70th Bergen International Festival

The 70th Bergen International Festival has opened! 🤩

Opening ceremony

Se åpningsseremonien i opptak her / Watch the Opening ceremony live recording

Watch the 2022 Festival teaser

Se hva du har å glede deg til på de 70. festspill! / See what you have to look forward to at the 70th Bergen International Festival


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