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Experience open vessels, concerts, plays and workshops. You can also download the programme as a pdf

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10.00 - 21.00

Event Area Open

Experience the ships, the stalls and the bustling crowd.

The River
11.00 - 18.00

Marine Theme Park

Activities and adventures for families, highlighting Fredrikstad's marine heritage, and clean oceans.

Isegran
12:00

All Ships Have Arrived

By lunchtime all the ships will have arrived and be docked along the river. Take a stroll down the river to view them all.

The River

Trubadour and foodtrucks

Experience great food from foodtrucks at Dampskipsbrygga. Free entertainment with a troubadour. After 23.00 there will be an age limit of 18 +.

Dampskipsbrygga
12.00

Workshops, exhibitions and activities 

Join workshops directed by St. Croix-huset and E6 Østfold medieverksted! How about hanging out, relaxing, joining competitions, reading and charging your phone, or join in fun activities with Fritid I Fredrikstad and Fredrikstad bibliotek? Opens at 12.00 and is free.

The Park by The Library
12:00-21:00

Ships Open to the Public

Several of the vessels are open to the public. Opening hours for each ship will be announced by the vessel. 

The River

TSRF19-playlist in the bell tower at the town hall

Vegar Sandholt has arranged melodies dedicated to ships and the ocean: 09.00 – Theme from Water Music (G.F. Händel), 12.00 - Skomværsvalsen (B. Amdal), 15.00- Theme from Pirates of the Caribbean (K. Badelt/ H. Zimmer), 18.00 - Vem kan segla (Folkevise fra Åland), 21.00 – Theme from Onedinlinjen (A. Khachaturian)

Town Hall

Sweet Home on Wheels with Studium Actoris

A street theatre for everyone, showing the lives of the distinctively odd couple Cesare and Genovea. They`re forced to move from their large apartment into a motor home! The show is a popup and lasts for ca. 45 minutes. Free. (Photo: Trine Sirnes)

12.00-14.00

 Musikkrådet presents…   

Join in a singalong – dear and familiar shanties and sea-songs with Fredrikstad Trekkspillklubb (accordion klubb) and Cicgnon Salongorkester (orchestra). It will also be a concert with The 2 of us and the choir, Risiboys. (Photo: Andre Løyning)

The Park by The Library
12:00 and 14:00

Historical walk for children

Historical walk for children with Terje Brevik and Renate Gjerløw Larsen. Lasts about 35 min. Starts at 12:00 and 14:00.

Isegran
12.00 and 15.00

Drop-in Street basket

Join street basket with Hvaler Basket (Hvaler Sharks) and Fredrikstad Basketballklubb. The activity is for both crewmembers and general audience, and a referee will be present.

Tollbodplassen
14.00-14.30

«Scenekunststopp» 

Studium Actoris uses Jaume Plensa`s art as a public playground for kids and adults. The company will play childrens games (hide and seek, hopscotch etc.) around the statues created by Jaume Plensa. Free!

The Park by The Library
14.00

Captain Redbeard and the pirates at Isegran

Captain Redbeard and the pirates consist of three merry and not so smart pirates. The world`s funniest pirates have expanded their treasure chest of songs, and brings new and exciting adventures from the seven seas! Where: Lillescenen Price: Free

Isegran
15.00-16.00

Opening Ceremony

The official opening of The Tall Ships Races Fredrikstad 2019. The event is free and open to all.

Isegran
17.00-20.00

UNG Scene

Come listen to young and upcoming talents from Østfold. They have made a mark for themselves through talent shows such as Jypling and UKM. They gather now to create a music fest during The Tall Ships Races. Free!

The Park by The Library
17.00

Captain Redbeard and the pirates

At the ship Atyla by Tollboden, you can experience Captain Redbeard and the pirates, which consist of three merry and not so smart pirates. The world’s funniest pirates bring new and exciting adventures from the seven seas! Where: Atyla Price: Free

Tollboden
19.00-22.00

Sprudelwasser Tyrolerkapelle plays at Kafè Øks

Sprudelwasser Tyrolerkapelle at Kafè Øks.

Kafè Øks
20:30-23:00

Kjartan Lauritzen w. support Celine Johannesen and Vrengt

Experience the wonderful summer night alongside youth from all over the world who are visiting Fredrikstad with the tall ships. Admission to the concert is free of charge.

Isegran
21.00-22.00

HVIDE SEIL (White sails)

A dance performance with new music tied to the tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Inspired by the ship – the theme plays to the cultural heritage of vest Norway, the people tied to the ship, its meeting with new harbors and cultures, and the natural elements she must master. The show is free.

The Park by The Library
10:00-21:00

Event area open

Experience the ships, the stalls and the bustling crowd.

The River
10.00-13.00

Crew competition

Join in and cheer when the different crews compete in both physical and practical tasks in Isegran Cup. The finale will be at Lillescenen at Isegran. Free.

Isegran
11.00 - 18.00

Marine Theme Park

Activities and adventures for families, highlighting Fredrikstad's marine heritage, and clean oceans.

Isegran

Troubadour and foodtrucks 

Experience great food from foodtrucks at Dampskipsbrygga. Free entertainment with a troubadour. After 23.00 there will be an age limit of 18 +.

Dampskipsbrygga
11:00-21:00

Ships Open to the Public

Several of the vessels are open to the public. Opening hours for each ship will be announced by the vessel. 

The River
11.00

Statsraad Lehmkuhl

The ship is open to all –serving food and drinks all day.

Gamlebyen
11.00-19.00

Workshops, exhibitions and activities

Join workshops directed by St. Croix-huset and E6 Østfold medieverksted! How about hanging out, relaxing, joining competitions, reading and charging your phone, or join in fun activities with Fritid I Fredrikstad and Fredrikstad bibliotek? Opens at 12.00 and is free.

The Park by The Library

 TSRF19-playlist in the bell tower at the town hall

Vegar Sandholt has arranged melodies dedicated to ships and the ocean: 09.00 – Theme from Water Music (G.F. Händel), 12.00 - Skomværsvalsen (B. Amdal), 15.00- Theme from Pirates of the Caribbean (K. Badelt/ H. Zimmer), 18.00 - Vem kan segla (Folkevise fra Åland), 21.00 – Theme from Onedinlinjen (A. Khachaturian)

Town Hall

Sweet Home on Wheels with Studium Actoris

A street theatre for everyone, showing the lives of the distinctively odd couple Cesare and Genovea. They`re forced to move from their large apartment into a motor home! The show is a popup and lasts for ca. 45 minutes. Free. (Photo: Trine Sirnes)

11.00-12.00

 Outdoor exercise: Latino + Yoga/Pilates

Join Kråkerøy Trening and exercise outdoors by Lillescenen at Isegran. Join a latino-inspired 30 min class and a following yoga/pilates 30 min class. You don`t need experience to join us. Bring a blanket or a mat to exercise on if you wish.

Isegran
12.00-13.00

Tuko Pamoja

Dance performance with dancers from Kulturskolen`s exchange program Tuko Pamoja. The dance is inspired by the impressions the dancers got during their exchange to Mozambique, and traditional dances from Mozambique. After a short break there will be a workshop.

The Park by The Library
14.00 and 16.00

 Captain Redbeard and the pirates at Isegran

Captain Redbeard and the pirates consist of three merry and not so smart pirates. The world`s funniest pirates have expanded their treasure chest of songs, and brings new and exciting adventures from the seven seas! Where: Lillescenen Price: Free

Isegran
12.00 and 14.00

Tour Isegran with Tømmermann Vik 

Fredrikstad Museum invites you to a tour of Isegran. “Tømmermann Vik” (Timberman Vik) will guide you through the different time eras on the island, from the 1250s up til modern history. Meet up: at Isegranhuset (the yellow house by the millwheel. Free.

Isegran
13:00-13:45

Litteraturhuset presents: Kokt Klode (boiled globe)

Kokt Klode (boiled globe) is hosted by Litteraturhuset. Programleader Erik Martiniussen, Friends of the Earth Norway and Hawila is invited to a conversation about reuse in a live-studio on stage. Lasts about 45 minutes.

 

The Park by The Library
14:00

Workshop "Art and environmental activism"

Creative workshop with physical and theoretical activities. The workshop is based on Acting for Climate`s methods of combining climate with art. 

The Park by The Library
14.00-14.30

Concert with Mannskoret Skiold at Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Experience Mannskoret Skiold onboard Statsraad lehmkuhl, by Kongens Brygge in Gamlebyen, while enjoying the view from deck. The choir was founded in 1897. Since it is a tall ships party, they will perform shanties. Conductor: Lars Tomtum.

Gamlebyen
15.00

Pippi and The Pirates

Pippi and The Pirates sing song and pirate songs in a blend of slapstick, humor and music. You meet Pippi who gets a visit from three pirates, who wants to give her a treasure. On stage: Talina Hansen Skogseth and children. Lasts about 30 minutes. Free admission. 

Isegran
15.00-16.00

Crew Parade

A little bit of a Caribbean Carnival as crew from all ships parade our streets, some in fancy dress and some with catchy tunes.

City Centre
16:00-17:00

Prize-giving Ceremony

Crew and ships are honoured for their efforts.

The Park by the Library
18.00

Organ in miniature - at Kirken bymisjons bryggekapell

On Friday you can experience a fantastic organ concert in the middle of the river with Cameron Carpenter. 

In the hours beforehand, the Egil Hovland-festival in cooperation with Ryde@Berg organ makers from Fredrikstad, will put up a stand at Kirkens bymisjons bryggekapell. Come learn about how organs function and are buildt. Appropriate for children. Free. 

The River
18.00-18.30

«Scenekunststopp» 

We use Jaume Plensa`s art as a public playground for kids and adults. The company, Studium Actoris, will play childrens games (hide and seek, hopscotch etc.) around the statues created by Jaume Plensa. Free!

The Park by The Library
18.00-18.30

Saxophone concert onboard Statsraad Lehmkuhl 

Ian Smith is a young classical practitioner from USA. He plays classical music ranging from Bach to Gotkosvky and Bozza. The concert is free.

Gamlebyen
18.00-19.00

Into the Water 

Into the water is a contemporary circus show, which is performed on the ship Hawila. Contemporary circus artists, actors, musicians and crew, in a unique play about water and water cycles.

 

Dampskipsbrygga
19.00-22.00

Sprudelwasser Tyrolerkapelle plays at Kafè Øks

Sprudelwasser Tyrolerkapelle at Kafè Øks.

 

Kafè Øks
20.00-21.30

Amalie from The Voice 2019

Concert with Amalie from The Voice 2019. Free

20.00 - 21.30

Silya & the Sailors

One of Norway’s greatest live artists. Where a lot of today’s pop music is electronic and streamlined, Silya’s music is liberated and organic. The concert is free of charge and open to all.

The Park by the Library
21.30

Tango Fredrikstad

At the stage in the park by the library, the night finishes with Argentinian rhythms with Fredrikstad Tango. Watch the club members dance, or why not join yourself?

22.00

Cameron Carpenter

The world famous organist Cameron Carpenter is bringing his custom-built organ for a concert in the middle of the river, on a pram bulit by Håpets Katedral. Carpenter is often featured as an organplaying rock star. The concert is free and open to all.

The River
10:00-21:00

Event area open

Experience the ships, the stalls and the bustling crowd.

The River
10.00-14.00

"Film-skap-ing" with Polske Filmdager

Enter into our "film-closet" along the pier! Experience a travel in time through films. Free

Kirkebrygga
11.00 - 18.00

Marine Theme Park

Activities and adventures for families, highlighting Fredrikstad's marine heritage, and clean oceans.

Isegran
11.00-19.00

Workshops, exhibitions and activities

Join workshops directed by St. Croix-huset and E6 Østfold medieverksted! How about hanging out, relaxing, joining competitions, reading and charging your phone, or join in fun activities with Fritid I Fredrikstad and Fredrikstad bibliotek? Opens at 12.00 and is free.

The Park by The Library
11:00-21:00

Ships Open to the Public

Several of the vessels are open to the public. Opening hours for each ship will be announced by the vessel. 

The River
11.00

Statsraad Lehmkuhl

The ship is open to all –serving food and drinks all day.

Gamlebyen
11.00-13.00

Musikkrådet presents...

Torp musikkorps, Trosvik veterankorps,  The 2 of US, the choirs Citadell Musica and Risiboys each have their own concert on stage. Free. 

The Park by The Library

Troubadour and foodtrucks 

Experience great food from foodtrucks at Dampskipsbrygga. Free entertainment with a troubadour. After 23.00 there will be an age limit of 18 +.

Dampskipsbrygga

TSRF19-playlist in the bell tower at the town hall

Vegar Sandholt has arranged melodies dedicated to ships and the ocean: 09.00 – Theme from Water Music (G.F. Händel), 12.00 - Skomværsvalsen (B. Amdal), 15.00- Theme from Pirates of the Caribbean (K. Badelt/ H. Zimmer), 18.00 - Vem kan segla (Folkevise fra Åland), 21.00 – Theme from Onedinlinjen (A. Khachaturian)

Sweet Home on Wheels with Studium Actoris

A street theatre for everyone, showing the lives of the distinctively odd couple Cesare and Genovea. They`re forced to move from their large apartment into a motor home! The show is a popup and lasts for ca. 45 minutes. Free. (Photo: Trine Sirnes)

12:00 and 14:00

Historical walk for children

Historical walk for children with Terje Brevik and Renate Gjerløw Larsen. Lasts about 35 min. Starts at 12:00 and 14:00.

Isegran
12.00-12.30

Concert with Risiboys on Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Risiboys is a choir from Fredrikstad, which will sing shanties onboard Statsraad Lehmkuhl.

Gamlebyen
12.00-13.30

Musikkbrunch: Mozart and Bellman

Songs and epistles by Bellman, humorously framed by Mozart, singer Christopher Pedersen and Østfold string quartet aboard Sørlandet. Limited number of tickets. The event is for people aged 65+. Buy tickets

Fullriggeren Sørlandet
12.00 and 15.00

Drop-in Street basket

Join street basket with Hvaler Basket (Hvaler Sharks) and Fredrikstad Basketballklubb. The activity is for both crewmembers and general audience, and a referee will be present.

Tollbodplassen
14.00-15.00

St. Croix Kollektivet and Ubåt 

St.Croix Kollektivet are up-and-coming heroes. They will deliver an hour of rap, style, peace and love. Experience Jonas from Pen Jakke, Ubåt, Silje, Mirre, Aurora and N8mare ++

The Park by The Library
16.00

King Neptun & The Plastic Mystery 

At Museumsbrygga by the pirate ship Shtandart you can experience the family show King Neptun & The Plastic Mystery, where we meet a depressed King Neptun who`s kingdom is slowly filling up with plastic. He must take action and announces a new position as an environment detective. Free.

Isegran
18.00-18.30

«Scenekunststopp» 

We use Jaume Plensa`s art as a public playground for kids and adults. The company, Studium Actoris, will play childrens games (hide and seek, hopscotch etc.) around the statues created by Jaume Plensa. Free!

The Park by The Library
17.00

Captain Redbeard and the pirates at Isegran

Captain Redbeard and the pirates consist of three merry and not so smart pirates. The world`s funniest pirates have expanded their treasure chest of songs, and brings new and exciting adventures from the seven seas! Where: Lillescenen Price: Free

Isegran
18.00-19.00

Into the Water

Into the water is a contemporary circus show, which is performed on the ship Hawila. Contemporary circus artists, actors, musicians and crew, in a unique play about water and water cycles.

Dampskipsbrygga
18.00-21.00

Sprudelwasser Tyrolerkapelle plays at Kafè Øks

Sprudelwasser Tyrolerkapelle at Kafè Øks.

Kafè Øks
19.00-19.30

Saxophone concert onboard Statsraad Lehmkuhl 

Ian Smith is a young classical practitioner from USA. He plays classical music ranging from Bach to Gotkosvky and Bozza. The concert is free.

Gamlebyen
19.00-19.30

Four Times Epic

Four Times Epic is a 4-man funk-band from Fredrikstad. Their single «Our Day» has been streamed more than 12,000 times on Spotify. Free.

The Park by The Library
20.00

Concert at Hawila with local artists

Free concert onboard Hawila with Kamilla, and local rapper Silje. 

Dampskipsbrygga
20:00-21:00

Moddi

The artist and activist has toured the world with his album Unsongs. His music was dubbed "pure protest poetry" by The BBC. The Fredrisktad concert is free and open to all.

The Park by the Library
21.00-22.30

Amalie from The Voice 2019

Free concert with Amalie from The Voice 2019. 

Dampskipsbrygga
21.00-23.00

Musical Fireworks - Rhapsody in Rock

The Tall Ships Races concludes with an amazing show directed by Østfold Music Production. Several big names are confirmed, including Robert Wells, Åge Sten Nilsen and Cathrine Iversen.

Buy tickets

Isegran
21.30

Hr. Smiths Venner – A tribute to Jokke

Hr. Smiths Venner is a tribute to Joachim «Jokke» Nielsen. They deliver his undying classica with passion, energy, tempo and joy. Hosted by Litteraturhuset Fredrikstad. Tickets at www.litthusfred.no

Litteraturhuset
23.30

Fireworks

Spectacular fireworks finishes the concert Musical Fireworks at Isegran. You can buy tickets for the concert, but the fireworks can be seen from several spots in town. 

Isegran
10:00-16:00

Event area open

Experience the ships, the stalls and the bustling crowd.

The River
10:00

Eucumenital service

Bilingual service in English and Norwegian held outdoors by Bishop Atle Sommerfeldt. Fredrikstad gospelkor (gospel choir) will join the service. There will be seating. Free.

The Park by The Library
12:00

The ships are setting sail

The magnificant vessels are setting sail and head to Bergen.

The River

TSRF19-playlist in the bell tower at the town hall

Vegar Sandholt has arranged melodies dedicated to ships and the ocean: 09.00 – Theme from Water Music (G.F. Händel), 12.00 - Skomværsvalsen (B. Amdal), 15.00- Theme from Pirates of the Caribbean (K. Badelt/ H. Zimmer), 18.00 - Vem kan segla (Folkevise fra Åland), 21.00 – Theme from Onedinlinjen (A. Khachaturian)

Town Hall

Sweet Home on Wheels with Studium Actoris

A street theatre for everyone, showing the lives of the distinctively odd couple Cesare and Genovea. They`re forced to move from their large apartment into a motor home! The show is a popup and lasts for ca. 45 minutes. Free. (Photo: Trine Sirnes)

11:30-12:00

MGP jr. 2019 finalists Emsen, Emma og Mikkel

Concert with MGP jr. finalists Emma, Emsen and Mikkel. Free admission.

The Park by The Library
12:00-12:25

Ella & Magnus is an exiting duo, who released their 4th single on April 5! They`re a lovely and lively duo, who loves their audience! Free admission

The Park by The Library
12.00-13.45

Art safari and workshop for families with children 

Join an art safari through the city center and a sculpture workshop at Østfold kunstsenter (art center). For children of all ages. Meet up outside town hall by the main entrance. Free. Sign up: Limited spacing. Text or phone +47 400 40 120 and specify the number of children and adults.

Town Hall
14.00-14.30

«Scenekunststopp»

We use Jaume Plensa`s art as a public playground for kids and adults. The company, Studium Actoris, will play childrens games (hide and seek, hopscotch etc.) around the statues created by Jaume Plensa. Free!

The Park by The Library
13.00-16.00

Parade of Sails

Join us as the large ships depart Fredrikstad and we wave good bye.

The River
14.00

Sail Parade Event

Experience King Frederik 4. Tambour Unit of 1704, their music department, muskets and canons, while you watch the tall ships leaving Fredrikstad. The class A ships will be saluted. Where: At the moats facing Isegran.

14:00-19:00

Join the Parade of Sails with Alexa and Kyrre

Experience the parade of sails from The Tall Ships Races Fredrikstad onboard a Tall Ship! Sail from Fredrikstad to Hvaler on ships Alexa or Kyrre. Hvaler “Brottet” Amphitheater celebrates its 15th anniversary and the will be activities for children and an anniversary performance with excerpts from previous and current shows. The ticket includes fish soup, something to drink and return to Fredrikstad by bus, with departure about 19.00. Meeting point at the ferry stop on Værste (Kråkerøy) at 13:00. See more information and buy tickets here.

Ferry stop on Værste
18.00-19.00

Into the Water

Into the water is a contemporary circus show, which is performed on the ship Hawila. Contemporary circus artists, actors, musicians and crew, in a unique play about water and water cycles.

Dampskipsbrygga