Author and Nobel Price Laureate Knut Hamsun grew up on beautiful Hamarøy in Nordland. Since the first event in 1982, the Hamsun Festival have contributed to spreading knowledge of Knut Hamsun's life and works, and his close connection to Hamarøy.The literary seminar that is organised by the Hamsun Society is the most significant scholarly seminar about Knut Hamsun's life and works.
This year the festival takes place from the 4th of August to the 6th of August.
The program includes:
- Literary seminar
- Author meetings
- Art exhibitions
- Folk life
More information about the Hamsun festival 2022 you can find here (in norwegian).