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Norwegian Julefest Christmas Party - A NCCJ-NJS Collaboration


Norwegian Julefest at Fuglen Asakusa

-December 5th (19:00 - 21:00)

It is our pleasure to announce that in cooperation with the Norway-Japan Society (NJS), we will launch our first Norwegian julefest (Christmas Party) on Wednesday, December 5th. The event will take place at Fuglen Asakusa, so you can look forward to a pleasant evening with julestemning (Christmas spirit) in the elegant surroundings of Norwegian vintage design. Norwegian Christmas porridge (grøt) and salmon is on the menu, along with a lottery where you can win exciting prizes.


When: Wednesday, 5 December , 19:00-21.00 
Where: Fuglen Asakusa  【MAP
Cost: ★Early bird prices (Register by November 25)
Members 4,000 yen
Guests 5,000 yen
★Last Minute Price: 6,000 yen

★Registered and Paid in advance through Peatrix: 6,000 yen

*1 drink from Fuglen is included in the price. Norwegian salmon, Christmas porridge and various snacks will also be served
Register: By Monday, 3 December [Sign up below]
We will collect the fee at the venue. Note that we will charge cancellations after 2 December and no-shows.
Various julefest items that will be given out at the event

Various julefest items that will be given out at the event


Håvard Rem

Håvard Rem

Poetry Reading in Norwegian and Japanese
The Norwegian poet Håvard Rem from Oslo and the Japanese translator Tomoko Yamada from Tokyo will recite some of Rem’s short poems in Norwegian and Japanese. His poems are published in Russian, Arabic, Italian and Japanese, and used as lyrics by among others a-ha, Morten Harket, Vamp and Kaizers Orchestra. His recital includes the song “A Kind of Christmas Card” which won him and Morten Harket the title “Record of the year 1995” at the Norwegian Grammy Awards Spellemanprisen.

Maria Bue Kessel

Maria Bue Kessel

Christmas Accapella
Maria Bue Kessel is a Norwegian musician born and raised in Osaka. She is a classical pianist as well as a singer. In November 2017 she represented Norway in the Japanese singing competition «Nodojiman the World». She is now studying piano performance at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, and is regularly giving concerts in both Norway and Japan.

Who else is coming?

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