2nd of April 2020
Oslo, Norway

#NPBC18 favourite case: Traena, Norway – a creative and attractive island

A case from #NPBC18. Voted as the audience’s favourite case.

It’s small, it’s far. But it’s full of life and attractive as a destination, against all odds. 

Right at the Arctic Circle, furthest out, some hours from the mainland in northern Norway lays a small island community. It’s called Træna and is populated by 456 people. It’s tricky as helvete to get there.

But once a year, the island increases its population 10 times. This happens thanks to the music event, Trænafestivalen, listed by the Guardian as one of the most exotic festivals in Europe.

Read more from a blog post here.

Moa Björnson from Træna Island & Artica Svalbard was at #NPBC18 and talked about how small places far away can be in the lead of innovative thinking and doing

See other speakers from #NPBC18.

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