The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Culture (Norwegian: Kulturdepartementet) is responsible for cultural policy, regulations and other matters related to the media and sports. The ministry was established in 1982, at which time it was called the Ministry of Cultural and Scientific Affairs. Until then, the Ministry of Church and Education had had the overriding responsibility for cultural affairs in Norway. It is led by Trine Skei Grande (Liberal). The ministry reports to the Storting.
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science (Norwegian: Norges veterinærhøgskole) or NVH was a public university located at Adamstuen in Oslo, that educated veterinarians and veterinary nurses as well as research within aquatic medicine, food safety, comparative medicine and mammalian diseases, health and welfare. The institution had about 450 employees and 500 students. Parts of the research were conducted in Tromsø and Sandnes.
Kjærlighetskarusellen (English: The Carousel of Love) is a public urinal in Oslo, Norway, built in 1937. It is located in Stensparken park in the neighborhood of Fagerborg, St. Hanshaugen borough. The urinal, built in a functionalist style, was used as a meeting place for homosexual men, in a time when homosexuality was both socially unacceptable and illegal in Norway. Its reputation as a place for gay cruising, combined with its round shape, gave it its nickname. Other nicknames included "The Wheel of Fortune", "The Round Barrel," "The Mushroom" and "The Umbrella". In 2009, it was declared a Cultural Heritage Site for its place in Norwegian sanitary history.
Egeberg Castle (Norwegian: Egebergslottet) a building in St. Hanshaugen, Oslo, Norway.
The Norwegian Bible Society (Det Norske Bibelselskap) is the official Bible society of Norway. The Norwegian Bible Society was founded on May 26, 1816. Initially it primarily focused on publication and distribution of Danish language translations. The Bible Society published the first Norwegian language translation of the Holy Bible in 1930.
The Development Fund (Utviklingsfondet) is a Norwegian non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1978 by Norwegian author, Erik Dammann.
The Jewish Museum in Oslo (Norwegian: Jødisk Museum i Oslo) aims at informing about Jews in Norway. It was established as a foundation in 2003, supported by the Det mosaiske trossamfunn and Oslo City Museum.
The Norwegian Centre Against Racism or Anti-Racism Centre (Norwegian: Antirasistisk Senter; NCAR) is a non-governmental organization based in Oslo, Norway established in 1983. The organization’s main objective is to achieve a socially just society through the fight against racism and discrimination. The Centre works toward its objective through the documentation and prevention of racism, racism awareness, and the mobilization of the minority population in Norway.
Fagerborg Upper Secondary School (Norwegian: Fagerborg videregående skole) is an upper secondary school near Majorstuen in Oslo, Norway. In addition to a university preparatory track, it has a track specializing in dancing and ballet.
Oslo Police Museum (Norwegian: Politimuseet i Oslo) is a Police Museum in Oslo, Norway. The museum was established in 1902. Until 1973, it was known as the Criminal Museum (Kriminalmuseet) . The museum documents the history of police work in the city of Oslo. The museum is housed at the Oslo Central police station (Sentrum politistasjon) located at Hammersborggata 12 in the central Oslo neighborhood of St. Hanshaugen. Other police museum in Norway are maintained in Trondheim and Bergen.
The Television House (in Norwegian, Fjernsynshuset) is one of the main buildings at the NRK headquarters at Marienlyst in Oslo. The other main building is the Broadcasting House.
The Oslo Synagogue (Norwegian: Synagogen i Oslo) is a synagogue in Oslo, Norway. The congregation was established in 1892, but the present building was erected 1920. Architectural historian Carol Herselle Krinsky describes the two-story tall, stuccoed building with a round tower topped with a spire supporting a Star of David as resembling "a simple and charming country chapel.'
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo (Latin: Osloënsis) is an exempt diocese located in the city of Oslo in Norway.
The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Norwegian (Bokmål): Samferdselsdepartementet; New Norwegian: Samferdsledepartementet) is a Norwegian ministry established in 1946, and is responsible for transportation and communication infrastructure in Norway. It is since October 2013 led by Ketil Solvik-Olsen (Progress Party). The department must report to the parliament (Stortinget).
Youngstorget (English: Young Square) is a square and public space located in downtown Oslo. It lies at the junction of the streets Storgata and Møllergata and alongside Torggata. Constructed in 1846, it has become a symbol of political power in Norway.
The Broadcasting House (in Norwegian, Kringkastingshuset), also known as the Radio House (Radiohuset) or the White House (Det hvite hus), is the oldest building of the NRK headquarters at Marienlyst, Oslo. The other main building is known as the Television House.
Møllergata 19 is an address in Oslo, Norway where the city's main police station and jail was located. The address gained notoriety during the German occupation from 1940 to 1945, when the Nazi security police kept its headquarters here. This is also where Vidkun Quisling in 1945 surrendered to the legitimate Norwegian government and was imprisoned.
Borgarting Court of Appeal (Norwegian: Borgarting lagmannsrett) is the court of appeal located in Oslo, Norway. It serves the counties of Oslo, Buskerud, Østfold and southern Akershus. The court has 62 judges and 45 administrative staff. The court is administrated by the Norwegian National Courts Administration.
Centralteatret (English: Central Theater) is a theatre on Akersgata in the city centre of Oslo, Norway.
St. Hanshaugen Park is a large public park located just north of the city center of Oslo, Norway. St. Hanshaugen Park is a classic urban park located within the borough of St. Hanshaugen, which was named for the park which lies within its center.
Akersgata (1-73E, 2-74) is a street in Oslo, Norway. It contains a number of important buildings such as the Parliament of Norway Building, several government buildings in the Regjeringskvartalet, the Trefoldighetskirken (Trinity Church), and the Centralteatret.
National Police Directorate (Norwegian: Politidirektoratet) a government agency subordinate to the Ministry of Justice and Public Security which heads the Norwegian Police Service. The directorate is led by the National Police Commissioner (Politidirektør), who since 2012 has been Odd Reidar Humlegård.
The Edderkoppen Theatre (meaning Spider Theatre) is a theatre located at St. Olav's place in Oslo, Norway. From 1967 to 2003 it was called the ABC theatre. The theatre is known for varied entertainment, ranging from comedy to musical shows.
Oslo and Akershus University College (Norwegian: Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, abbr. HiOA) was the largest state university college in Norway from its establishment in 2011 until 2018, when it was transformed into Oslo Metropolitan University, the youngest of Norway's new universities.
The Calmeyer Street Mission House (Norwegian: Calmeyergatens Misjonshus) was a building located at Calmeyers gate no. 1 in Oslo, Norway. The building served as a religious assembly house for Lutheran gatherings in the Oslo neighborhood around Hausmanns gate (Hausmann Street).
The Norwegian National Academy of Craft and Art Industry (Norwegian: Statens håndverks- og kunstindustriskole) was established in 1818.
The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (Norwegian: Norsk utenrikspolitisk institutt; NUPI) is a Norwegian government agency and research organisation based in Oslo. It was established by the Norwegian Parliament in 1959.
Bjørknes University College (Norwegian: Bjørknes Høyskole) is a private, regional college offering courses at bachelor level in health sciences and humanities. Based in St. Hanshaugen in Oslo, Norway, the college has an enrollment of 1,000 students, including those studying via the Internet.