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City Government

The Vice Mayor for Culture and Sport

Contact

Phone

21 80 21 80

E-mail

Postal address

Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 0037 OSLO

Visitor address

Rådhuset, Rådhusplassen 1, 0037 OSLO

The Vice Mayor for Culture and Sport

Rina Mariann Hansen (Labour Party) is the Vice Mayor for Culture and Sport in Oslo.

Vice Mayor Hansen holds a degree in international political science from the University of Oslo. She was a member of the Oslo City Council between 2003 and 2015.

Vice Mayor Hansen has previously held the positions as deputy leader of the Oslo Labour Party and leader of the Oslo Labour Party’s youth division.

Areas of responsibility

The Department for Culture and Sport is responsible for the fields of culture, sport and volunteering. The department carries out the strategic development of the City’s policies within these fields.

Within arts and culture, the department is responsible for, amongst others, the city’s libraries, city archives, cultural properties as well as the city’s art collection. Major cultural infrastructure projects are currently being carried out, such as the building of a new main public library and a new Munch Museum.

The department is also responsible for various grant schemes to ensure a vibrant cultural scene and supports cultural initiatives throughout the city.

Within sport, the department is responsible for ensuring adequate sports facilities throughout the city in order to facilitate the participation in sport and outdoor life for the whole population.