Summer in Prøysen
Alf Prøysen is a celebrated Norwegian author and singer-songwriter who wrote and sang for both adults and children. He was born in 1914 in Ringsaker, and his legacy continues to thrive through his numerous books and songs. For instance, the adventures of the tiny Mrs. Pepperpot have been translated into more than 20 languages, and several of his books have been filmed.
Prøysenhuset visitor center is located next to Alf Prøysen´s modest childhood home in Rudshøgda, and serves as a museum and a concert hall. Kafé Julie, named after Alf Prøysens mother, serves traditional Norwegian food. Prøysenhuset visitor center and the café is open all year.
Six week long festival
"Summer in Prøysen," is a unique festival held at the Prøysenhuset visitor center. The festival celebrates the life and works of Alf Prøysen. Visitors can enjoy live music, theater performances, meet farm animals and do activities. Summer in Prøysen attracts locals and tourists alike and is especially suited for families with young kids. Whether you are a fan of Alf Prøysen's work or simply looking for a fun and memorable summer experience in Norway, Sommer i Prøysen is not to be missed.