Programme

Would you like to enjoy a concert? Let the children make their own wooden boat? During The Tall Ships Races Ålesund 2015 you will find that all events and activities are free of charge.

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The program emphasizes the combination of maritime traditions with modern music and culture. The harbor will be filled with music and plays, performed on two different stages, providing entertainment from sunrise to sunset.

Here you can find the program so far - the programme will be updated regularly. 

Wednesday 15th of July

Europe's largest free familyfestival begins! The official opening will be at the Main Stage by the Town Hall.  

There are two stages during the event: The Main Stage on The Town Hall Square and Centre Stage at St. Olavsplass.

  • 11.00 - 23.00                     

Ålesund church is open 

  • 10.00 - 16.00                       

Family activities at Prestebrygga

  • 11.00

Activities for children at Centre Stage

  • 13.00

Big Jump from Apotekertorget into Brosundet (show)

  • 14.00

Opening concert on the Main Stage with The Brazz Brothers and Frode Alnæs

  • 15.00

Street Basketball show match with local teams at the competition area by the bus station.

  • 18.00

Concert with the vocal group Frisk Bris (Centre Stage)

  • 20.00  

Concert with Dina Misund (Main Stage)

  • 22.00

Concert with Little Big (Main Stage)

Thursday 16th of July

2000 sailors will walk in the streets of Ålesund.

Shanty singing sailors will fill the streets of Ålesund in the amusing crew parade. The parade will be led by a marching band and start at Ålesund Church. They will walk through the city center and end up at the Town Hall Square where there will be awards for the crew and ships, in addition to entertainment from the stage.

  • 10.00

Ecumenical service on board Statsraad Lehmkuhl

  • 11.00 - 23.00

Ålesund church is open

  • 10.00 - 18.00

Family activities at Prestebrygga

  • 11.00 - 16.00

Activities for children at Centre Stage

  • 12.00

Street Basketball with the crew at the crew competition area by the bus station (qualification)

  • 12.00

Rowing competition with the crew at the competition area by the bus station (qualification)

  • 13.00

Big Jump from Apotekertorget into Brosundet (qualification)

  • 14.00 - 18.00

Children and youngsters can sail with Ålesund's sail association at Blixvalen activity area. Instructions will be given

  • 15.00

Concert with The Raabe sieblings (Centre Stage)

  • 15.00

Concert with Kystfolket, (Main Stage)

  • 15.00

Vikings go ashore at Apotekertorget

  • 17.00 

Crew parade from Ålesund church through town to the Main Stage

  • 18.00

Awards from the regatta and crew parade (Main Stage)

 

Concert with the vocal group Frisk Bris (Main Stage)

  • 19.00

Concert in Ålesund church with the choir Voxing and Marian Aas Hansen

  • 20.00

Concert with Tellef Raabe w/band (Main Stage)

  • 21.00

Concert with EuroTrash (Main Stage)

  • 21.00

Concert with Kystfolket (Centre Stage)

  • 22.00                                                  

Concert with D´Sound (Main Stage)                                                                                                                                   

Friday 17th of July

  • 11.00 - 23.00

Ålesund church is open

  • 10.00 - 18.00                                      

Family activities at Prestebrygga

  • 11.00 - 16.00

Activities for children at Centre Stage

  • 12.00

Street Basketball with the crew at the crew activity area by the bus station (finals)

  • 12.00

Rowing competition with the crew at the crew activity area by the bus station (finals)

  • 13.00

Big Jump from Apotekertorget into Brosundet (finals)

  • 13.00

Concert with the shanty choir Varde (Main Stage)

  • 14.00

Cheerleading group Vipers (Main Stage)

  • 14.00 - 18.00

Children and youngsters can sail with Ålesund sail association at Blixvalen activity area. Instructions will be given.

  • 15.00

Farstad Shipping: Namegiving ceromony for their new ship at the southside of the city center

  • 15.00

Evert Taube cabaret with Karoline Isaksen, Knut Ivar Bøe and Richard Løwensprung (Centre Stage)

  • 17.00

Family show with various artists, among them  musical director Håvard Sveås w/band, Amanda Tenfjord, Ålesund Strykekvartett, Frode Alnæs, Magne Fremmerlid and Charlotte Fongen, Stine Hole Ulla, Siril Malmedal Hauge, Rikke Lie and Elin Sofye Rabbevåg (Main Stage)

  • 19.00

Concert with Big Odd Band (Centre Stage)

  • 20.00   

Concert with Jenny Langlo (Main Stage)

  • 22.00

Concert with Red Hot and The Voice-winner Knut Marius Djupvik (Main Stage)

Saturday 18th of July

Find a nice viewpoint, bring flags and wave good bye to the tall ships! Enjoy the view when the ships leave our port of friendship. It will truly be an amazing sight!

However, the city center will not be left in silence. All stalls and the markets will be open throughout the afternoon. The Norwegian band "Vassendgutane" will mark the end of the Tall Ships Races Ålesund. There will be a show from the stage at the Town Hall until midnight.

  • 10.00 - 15.00 Family activities at Prestebrygga
  • 11.00 - 15.00 Activities for children at Centre Stage
  • 12.00            Parade of Sail!
  • 10.00            Activities for the family at Prestebrygga
  • 15.00            Big Jump from Apotekertorget down Brosundet (show)
  • 14.00            Concert w/marching band (Main Stage)
  • 15.00            Street Basketball show match with local teams at the activity area.
  • 20.00            Warm up concert! (Main Stage)
  • 22.00           The party ends with Vassendgutane (Main Stage)  

Daily activities

Rowing machines and basketball fields will be available for the public at the competition area by the bus station, except during competitions.

11.00 - 17.00:  Sightseeing to Atlanterhavsparken - the aquarium. Departure every half hour from Prestebrygga. Return 11.45, 12.45, 13.45 etc.

Bus tickets t/r: 60 NOK for grown ups, 30 NOK for children, 150 NOK for family.

Regular ticketprices for the aquarium every day, except a 20% discount on the entrance ticket on the 18th of July if you show the bus ticket.

The crew entertains

12.00: Street basketball, rowing competitions and other activities with the sailors at the competition area by the bus station.

Activities for the daring ones

13.00 at Apotekertorget - Big Jump. Are you experienced? You will be able to jump the ski jump into Brosundet. There will be a demonstration as well as a competition for you to watch.

Prestebrygga

The maritime arena will be located next to the newly constructed Bankskøyta (The bank smack) at Prestebrygga. In cooperation with Sunnmøre Museum, children and adults can travel back in time into our rich maritime history.

•12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 og 16.00: A trip at the fjord with the viking ship Borgundknarren

•10.00-18.00 The history of The bank smack (in Norwegian)
•10.00-14.00 How to make tar
•10.00-14.00 Make rope with a ropewalk
•10.00-18.00 Sea hogs of all ages are invited to row færing (Norse wooden boat with two pairs of oars) 
•10.00-18.00 How do we get a barrel? See how the barrel maker works
•10.00-18.00 Make your own wooden boat!
•10.00-18.00 Try the pulleys and bosun chair
•12.00-15.00 The blacksmith does his work and you get to try with nails
•13.00-14.00 The performance "Uræd": What happened on board the lifeboat formed as an egg when they crossed The Atlantic ocean 
                    in 1904-05 (in Norwegian)
•14.00-18.00 Vi are sewing great sails and you get to sew small sails on the boats you've made
•14.00-18.00 Learn how to tie knots
•14.00-18.00 Look at a boat being built. The bank smack gets its Dory
•14.00-18.00 We show you how to prepare ropes

Entertainment from sunrise till sunset

The Tall Ships Races Ålesund will have two stages in the city center, packed with entertainment from sunrise till sunset. We can with certainty say that we have many great artists in store, whom will provide you with at great show.

 

 

 

 

 

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