Two major festivals with strong, socially relevance programmes will be organised in western Norway this month. The Bjørnson Festival
in Molde opens on 4 September, and will run up to and including 8 September. In Stavanger, Kapittel 19
will run from 18 - 22 September, and this year's theme will be the body.
Fritt Ord has provided NOK 250 000 in support for this year's Bjørnson Festival and NOK 200 000 for Chapter 19.