Any plans this week?

Right now you can discover something unique in Voss, Norway! Extreme Sports Week or “Veko” as it is commonly called by the locals, is a festival held annually in Voss, Norway. Established in 1998 and has grown to become one of the world’s largest extreme sports festivals.

Voss is a small place on the western coast of Norway that offers nature adventures summer and winter. For nearly 200 years tourists have been seeking escapades based on Voss’ nature and local culture. Perfect for a wildlife safari and do some great sport activities. It’s a nature’s paradise with amazing landscapes, fiords and mountains. Exactly what a tourist wants to see of Norway!

Come and check out the famous Vossa–mood at Skydive Voss during Ekstremsportveko 2014! The week contains national and international competitions in disciplines such as BASE jumping, parachuting, paragliding, hanggliding, kitesurfing, climbing, longboarding, mountainbike, BMX, rafting, whitewater kayaking, and big air. The multisport race “Horgi Ned” includes skiing, biking and kayaking.

Source: wikipedia

Much more than just extreme Sports! It’s also a music festival there! Norwegian and international artists are performing live on the Vossascene. Here are some of the artists this year:

Karpe Diem

Lee Scratch Perry

The PeteBox from the UK

Still Changing

Sarah-Jane Summers and Juhani Silvola