Nordic Crime Novels: Torkil Damhaug & Kristina Ohlsson
Organized by Salon İKSV and the Norwegian Embassy, two Scandinavian authors (Torkil Damhaug and Kristina Ohlsson) come to Istanbul to showcase the rise of Scandinavian crime novels. “A Taste of Norway” brings a taste of the local Norwegian music scene to Istanbul, with the joint cooperation of The Norwegian Consulate and the İKSV at 8 pm, Dec. 4. To kick-start the events, Aksel Kolstad, Flunk and Mathias Eick will take the stage. Aksel Kolstad, a Norwegian pianist and composer, is considered to be one of the most exciting young pianists and composers of our time, having graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo. Flunk is a Norwegian electronic band. Mathias Eick jazz is a trumpeter. As Scandinavia’s most budding young talent for over a decade, he won the International Jazz Award for New Talent in 2007, awarded to him by the New York-based International Jazz Festivals Organization.