Join the Gospelfest 2025 - our 10 year anniversary celebration!

In 2015, Leif Ingvald Skaug started Gospel Explosion Norway,

and 1000s of singers from all over Norway have been involved since then.

WE INVITE EVERYONE THAT LOVES TO SING GOSPEL TO JOIN OUR 10 YEARS PARTY!!!!

With Gospelfest, a great success in 2023 and 2024, with a total over 750 registered singers, artists, conductors, and bands from both Norway and abroad, we are excited to invite you to 

"Gospelfest 2025 - Norway"!

From April 4th to April 6th, 2025, we invite you to BERGEN and GRIEGHALLEN.

You will meet friends, conductors and artists from all over the world headed up by Leif Ingvald Skaug.

We will practise all weekend and have great fellowship, finishing the weekend with a BIG celebration concert!

More surprises are in store, and we hope you are ready to join!

We guarantee you an amazing experience - with participants from both Norway and abroad. You don't want to miss this

SIGN UP HERE!!!

 

Programme Gospelfest 2025

DO YOU NEED A HOTEL?

We have reserved 100s of rooms at several Strawberry hotels in Bergen with special rates for you:

Comfort Hotel Bergen: standard single room NOK 1220,- / standard double room NOK 1420,-  book here: Comfort Hotel Bergen 04-06.04.25 ((100 rooms)

Clarion Hotel Bergen: standard single room NOK 1690,- / standard double room NOK 1990,- book here:  (Clarion Hotel Bergen - 04-06.04.25 (60 rooms)

Clarion Hotel Admiral: standard single room NOK 1790,- / standard double room NOK 1990,- book here: Clarion Hotel Admiral - 04-06.04.35 (80 rooms)

... if you want a less expensive hotel but same standard (but more distance to city) , we can offer a good price at Comfort Hotel Bergen Airport:

standard single room NOK 990,- / standard double room NOK 1190,- book here: Comfort Hotel Bergen Airport - 04-06.04.25

 

Programme:

Friday 4th of April Johanneskirken:

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Workshop, including a short break

Saturday 5th of April Johannes:

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Workshops
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch (you can purchase a delicious lunch on-site)
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Workshops
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Break
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Workshops
.... some more exciting stuff in the evening ... more info to come!!

Sunday 6th of April:

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Workshops
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Workshops and soundchecks
4:00 PM - Break
5:00 PM - BIG CELEBRATION CONCERT at GRIEGHALLEN!!!
7:00 PM Finish

In addition, this will be the first festival where the Skjærgårdsgospel Foundation is involved as an organizer, becoming a part of their fantastic festival offerings such as Skjærgårds Music & Mission and Skjærgårdssang, among others.

Not only that, Gospel Explosion Norway will be the Norwegian partner with Creative Kirche, Europe's leading organizer of large gospel choir experiences. The festival in Norway is one of a series of collaborations among several European organisations. We hope to be able to welcome more international guests this weekend as well!

 

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