What is Global Gathering?

Welcome to Global Gathering Festival! Global Gathering is a growing festival in the Romerike region where cultures and traditions from all over the world meet. Turn up to experience music, dance, visual art, different cuisines, workshops, lectures/seminars, and lots more. The last weekend of August, every year, in Jessheim.

Ullensaker is expanding with approximately 1000 inhabitants a year and is among the municipalities with the highest population growth in the country. The new inhabitants of Ullensaker come from many different parts of the world. We all have something to offer to the local community. In a fast-growing society we have a lot to learn from each other, and this is one of the strengths of Ullensaker as a community. Dialogue, exchange and the joy of discovering and experiencing a multitude of new cultural expressions is the focal point in Global Gathering. Through the festival we want to open up segregated milieus in Ullensaker by bringing people together at a meeting point, where international, professional artists are invited to perform side by side with local forces. Ullensaker municipality has a tremendous variety to offer, which you can experience and be part of at the festival.

Dialogue, exchange, and joy in experiencing different cultural expressions are at the heart of Global Gathering. Ullensaker is growing by about 1000 residents a year, making it one of the fastest growing populations in the country. Newcomers to the municipality come from many different parts of the world and everyone has something to offer to the community. In a growing society, we have much to learn from each other, and this is one of Ullensaker's strengths as a community. Dialogue, exchange, and joy in the discovery of new cultures are central to Global Gathering. We aim to open up the small communities within Ullensaker to a common meeting point through the festival, while also inviting international, professional artists to the program, alongside local forces. Ullensaker municipality has a tremendous diversity to offer, and you can experience and be a part of this at the festival.

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