10th - 16th September 2021

FESTIVAL OPENING HIGHLIGHTS 2021 

The 19th Annual Bollywood Festival Norway opened with great fanfare at Lorenskog Hus Kino on the 10th of September 2021 amid Covid-19. The festival took extra care for all the governemnt guideliness for the pandemic 

Graced by Cultural & Sports minister Abid Raja & Mayor of Lorenskog Ragnhild Bergheim, the red carpet was tuned with Oslo Janister perfoming band performanes of famous Bollywood Songs. The greatest sight was the guests dancing to the music with great excitment. 

The Festival opened it doors for everyone with traditional & Bollywood dance performances by various dance groups. 

It was a mesmerizing evening for us & all. 

Watch the Video for experiencing the great evening. 

           
A FILM ON CLIMATE CHANGE

YESTERDAY'S PAST

National award-winning director Nila Madhab Panda's first Odia film, Kalira Atita (Yesterday's Past), is based on true events and was shot on location in Satavaya, a cluster of seven villages on India's east coast that have been engulfed by the sea as a result of climate change and rising sea levels

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Building cultural bridge between Norway and Asia

Bollywood Festival is Norway's biggest Bollywood festival since 2003. The Festival is a nonprofit organization devoted to a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and culture by showcasing films, supporting emerging filmmakers, recognizing the leadership of entertainment industry performers and business executives, and promoting the diverse perspectives of the Indian diaspora. By bringing the best of Indian cinema to Norway, Bollywood Festival Norway presents the city and the film industry with a singular platform that fosters creative and technical talent.

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