Schedule for Minister of Culture Ms Linda Hofstad Helleland during Winter Youth Olympic Games 2016

February 11th 

  • 16:30 The Minister of Culture attends the opening of the Olympic museum at Maihaugen
  • 19:00 The Minister of Culture attends at the torchlight procession at Stortorget in Hamar
  • 21:00 The Minister of Culture attends a dinner hosted by the President of the Parliament, Mr. Olemic Thommessen

February 12th

  • 10:00 The Minister of Culture volunteers at the curling arena. The minister will work with the result service, the judging crew and the ice-crew.
  • 12:30 The Minister of Culture helps rig the Sjoggfest-tent
  • 15:00 The Minister of Culture attends a reception hosted by The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF)
  • 19:00 The Minister of Culture attends the opening ceremony at Lysgårdsbakken

February 13th

  • Birkebeineren Cross-Country Stadium. The Minister of Culture invites IOC-members on a cross country ski-trip
  • 13:30 The Minister of Culture volunteers at "Learn & Share". The minister will cook and attend a workshop about youths and healthy eating.
  • 16:00 The Minister of Culture volunteers at the hockey-arena. The minister will be part of the arena service team that greets the audience and guests at the game that begins at 17:00.
  • 19:00 The Minister of Culture attends the IOC Winter Youth Olympic Games dinner.

February 14th

  • 12:00 The Minister of Culture attends the Short Track Speed Skating in Gjøvik

February 15th and 16th: Nordic ministers visit the Youth Olympic Games

February 15th

  • 13:00 The Minister of Culture takes a walk with the Nordic ministers in Sjogg Park. Presentation of a joint Nordic statement about international sports. Sjogg Park is located in Søndre Park (across Kirkegata from Lillehammer Church)
  • 14:15 The Minister of Culture and the Nordic minsters attend a lecture by CEO Tomas Holmestad on the Youth Olympic Games
  • 15:00 The Nordic ministers are introduced to Learn & Share and gets a tour of Håkons Hall
  • 17:00 The Minister of Culture hosts a reception, Maihaugen
  • 19:30 The Minister of Culture hosts a dinner for the Nordic ministers and other guests

February 16th

  • 09:30 The Minister of Culture and the Nordic ministers attend the Luge Team Relay at Hunderfossen
  • 12:00 The Minister of Culture and the Nordic ministers attend the Team Ski- Snowboard Cross finale at Hafjell and meet the athletes
  • 13:30 The Minister of Culture and the Nordic ministers attend lunch hosted by Øyer kommune, Lodgen, Hafjell

February 19th

  • 15:00 The Minister of Culture visits Lillehammer Art Museum
  • 17:30 The Minister of Culture attends the reception at Lillehammer Art Museum, hosted by The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports (NIF), Lillehammer municipality and Oppland county.
  • 20:00 The Minister of Culture attends the Sondre Justad concert at Bruket

February 20th

  • 12:45 The Minister of Culture volunteers, including guided tours and training at the media center, Birkebeiner ski stadium
  • 13:30 The Minister of Culture is a reporter for the Nordic Combined Cross-Country at Birkebeiner ski stadium
  • 15:00 The Minister of Culture attends the Madcon concert at the Sjoggfest-tent
  • 16:00 The Prime Minister, The Minister of Culture and IOC-members Ms Ruggiero and Ms Bokel attend the Learn&Share "Girls and education/role of sport"