REINE CENTRE OF CULTURE
REINE CENTRE OF CULTURE is situated in the centre of Reine i Lofoten, a vibrant
fishing village of considerable importance to local trade and
industry, coastal culture and tourism. Not least, Reine has been a
considerable source of inspiratrion to artists, who have found their
way here since the 1800s. Reine’s magnificent location, outermost in
the Lofoten Islands, attracts a flood of travellers throughout the
THE CENTRE was opened in the summer of 2007, and our objective
is to be an arena for a variety of cultural activities: pictorial art,
music, theatre, architecture and literature. Today, the centre houses
a permanent gallery with pictorial artist Eva Harr’s paintings and a
collection of her lithographs. In our theatre we screen an AV show by
fotographer and writer Frank A Jenssen. There is also an extensive
local nature exhibtion. The Centre also includes an art
and souvenir shop with quality products and a rudimentary café.
OUR MAIN SEASON is from May to September, but we will gladly
open on request at other times of the year. In the autumn and winter
season, we plan to arrange concerts, courses and Christmas events.
IN JUNE 2009 we arranged our first Lofoten International Festival of
Literature, “ReineORD, an ocean of books (Click
here for details), and this has now become an annual event.
Our mission is to be an arena for culture at a local, national and
REINE CENTRE OF CULTURE AND NATURE is owned and run by tarchitect Ole Tørklep,
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