The Fartein Valen-festival takes place in Haugesund and Sveio communities. The region is situated between Bergen and Stavanger on the west-coast of Norway. International visitors may easily get here from several destinations.The airport in Haugesund has several domestic and international arrivals. By bus it takes appr. 2,5 hours to Bergen in the north and Stavanger in the south.

Please read more about our region on

The detailed program of the festival is published on

The main goal for the festival is to spread knowledge and interest for Fartein Valens (1887-1952) life and music.

The festival is an important opportunity to experience Valens music, in the middle of the landscape that was his home and inspiration.

The festival cooperates with First Hotel Henderson City for our travelling guests. We wish to make your stay as nice as possible, making it possible for you to meet both the musicians and the public attending the festival!

Offer no. 1:

  • Aperitiff at the hotel before the concert (50 NOK)
  • Single Room: 650 NOK pr person Double room 850 NOK (room prize)


Offer no.: 2 together with the restaurant Lothes Mat & vinhus (Superb quality):

  •  Aperitiff at the hotel (for free) and a glass of Cave arriving the restaurant.
  •  4 courses including winepackage
    Total cost of 2000 NOK single bed. (This offer is to be ordered directly at the hotel)