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Oslo City Hall

The carillon at Oslo City Hall

Oslo City Hall closed

As a preventive measure in connection with corona outbreaks, the City Hall is closed until further notice.

The bells in Oslo City Hall play every hour som 7 a.m. to midnight. The bells play everything from classical pieces to more recent pop.

If you want to take a closer look at the City Hall or the carillon, you can book a tour.

About the carillon

The carillon has 49 bells. The largest weighs 4,000 kilograms, and the smallest 14 kilograms.

There are several concerts in the bell tower in the summer.

The bell-ringer is Laura-Marie Rueslåtten.

Playlist of ritornells from the carillion from January 7th to June 1st
7 a.m.Morgenstemning – Edvard Grieg
8 a.m.Planet Earth II Main Theme – Hans Zimmer, Billie R. Fingers, Bruce Fingers, Hacob Shea, Jasha Klebe
9 a.m.Listen to Your Heart - Gessle/Persson
10 a.m.Brave Sir Robin - Neil Innes
11 a.m.Boliglån* - Leoparden
NoonEverybody’s Free (To Feel Good) – Tim Cox, NigelSwanston*
1 p.m.Joik fra Kautokeino – Ukjent, nedtegnet i 1813
2 p.m.Seminole Wind – John Anderson
3 p.m.Oslojoik – Ànde Somby
4 p.m.Tetris-tema* - Russisk folkevise/H. Tanaka
5 p.m.Gi meg fri – Jahn Teigen
6 p.m.Highway to Hell* - Young/Young/Scott
7 p.m.Open Your Heart* - Madonna/Cole/Rafelson
8 p.m.You Still Believe in Me – Brian Wilson, Tony Asher*
9 p.m.Mov aalhtere vaerine tjuavka – from Frode Fjellheim
10 p.m.Gymnopedie No. 1* - Eric Satie
11 p.m.And Dream of Sheep - Kate Bush
MidnightVektersang - Edvard Grieg

* requests from the public


The carillon is managed by the City Hall’s administration service.

Do you have any questions? Send e-mail to postmottak@rft.oslo.kommune.no.