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Folkets Hus Strømmen stems from tradition and has played a vital role in the cultural development of the community in Strømmen. Since 1936, this house has served as a focal point for the cultural and social activities. After several alterations and refurbishments, the premises today hold two halls of varied capacity and an amphitheater. While completely modernized, the venue still retains some of its old world charm. Small or big, every event is guaranteed to be a success with help from the managing team of Folkets Hus Strømmen. Call ahead for booking and inquiries.
Åråsen Stadion opened officially in 1951 and is owned by Lillestrøm SK. This football arena has four stands and due to its closeness to Kjeller Airport, has retractable floodlights. Many champion league matches have been played here. It is a great venue for all the football fanatics in the region.
Skedsmohallen is a municipal indoors sports hall, facilitating for all kinds of ball games, martial arts. athletics and more. Built around 1981-82, it is also used for cultural events and regularly used as a concert venue. Some of the major artists who have played in the hall are Judas Priest, Metallica, Depeche Mode and Def Leppard.
Just a short ride outside Oslo proper, this trade show facility hosts a variety of programs throughout the year. The spectacular facility covers 39,000 square meter (42,000 square feet) of well-organized space divided into 55 meeting rooms, exhibition & convention center, restaurant & bar, promenade and service center. Each venue is of varying configuration; the Exhibition & Convention Centre has room for upto 12,000 delegates while 25 of the meeting rooms have a capacity of more than 100 delegates each. Also the onsite technical staff, project handlers and event organizers will help tailor the events whether big or small to guarantee success. Check out the website for further information.
This is the place where adrenaline pumped fans cheer enthusiastically for their clubs and players have a heated exchange on the cool icy rinks. Lørenskog Ishall, an indoor ice hockey stadium, opened its doors to fans in 1984 and is home to the Lørenskog Hockey Club.
Deichmanske Bibliotek - Furuset is an offshoot of the Deichmanske Bibliotek and is located at the heart of Furuset Alna. The library offers a reading room, seminar rooms, WiFi, computers and more for free. The Furuset library has many events for children, youth and adults making it into a kind of cultural hub. Promoting reading and other cultural activities like theater are one of the agendas of the library. This public library also has a movie theater with a seating capacity of 30 people where one can watch from their collection of 100 DVD movies. All of them are family oriented and children films.
Marikollen Kultursal is an entertainment venue that always has something going on. This venue plays host to myriad cultural events, and you can drop by to watch some great plays and dance and musical performances.
Though it is not known beyond its neighborhood, Triaden Kulturhus is sponsored mainly by Thon Gruppen who owns the Triad Lørenskog Shopping. The venue mostly has performances that are child and family friendly and are free. It is a place to bring cultural awareness amongst the new generation to uphold the values and the richness of Norwegian culture.
Gjerdrum Kulturhus is a two storied building used for cultural events and has meeting rooms and offices for rent. It also has a cafe which is the focal point of the building. The Gjerdrum Kulturhus is an amalgamation of local clubs and association for cultural awareness in the community. The kulturhus has a lovely amphitheater which is really good for acoustic sounds. Whatever be the occasion, they are fully equipped to take care of their clients requirements.They even do catering. For more information, visit the website or call them.
The Vallhall Arena is located in the Valle-Hovin area of the city, just off the E6. This indoor arena is one of the biggest in the country, and the biggest yet in Oslo, and is the premier destination for association football or soccer matches. During matches and games, the arena can accommodate about 5500, and features an artificial turf. Besides soccer, this multi-purpose arena also plays host to major concerts, and is able to accommodate about 31,000 attendees. See the website or call to know more.
Housed in an industrial building that dates back to the 1940s, Kanonhallen plays host to myriad cultural events. This cavernous space can accommodate a maximum of 740 people for events ranging from concerts and exhibitions to fashion shows and conferences. It has often been used as a studio for music recordings, television shows and even films.
Primarily an ice-rink during winters, summers see Valle Hovin transform into a open-air concert venue which can hold an audience of upto 40,000. The ice rink is utilized for bandy and speed skating tournaments and championships, and is also open to the public. Past gigs include Bruce Springsteen, Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Madonna, Bon Jovi and many other artists/bands of international fame.