June 18-23, 2017 in Trondheim, Norway
TRONDHEIM
STARMUSFestival 2017
The Starmus Festival includes both a main program and a city program. Choose from a variety of events: short lectures, concerts, art exhibitions, awards, debates, activities in and around Trondheim city, and much more. We share knowledge, create role models and inspire the next generation.
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About Starmus IV

The world’s most ambitious science festival.
Starmus IV, in Trondheim Norway, is going to be the biggest Starmus festival yet.

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Nobel Laureates

Starmus is a nexus of science, art and culture at the international elite level.

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Astronauts

Among them, three moonwalkers share their experiences and thoughts.

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Stars

Rock star of science Stephen Hawking; economist Jeffrey Sachs; director Oliver Stone, and talk-show host Larry King, and more!

Check out the program

Get your Festival Pass
Book now to join us in Trondheim, Norway in 2017!

Festival Pass

— 800 EUR until 15 June

The festival pass gives access to all lectures and presentations during the festival, along with the Stephen Hawking lecture and at least two major concerts.

For Students & Pupils

— 350 EUR until 15 June

A valid student or university student ID must be presented when the pass is redeemed. The pass provides the same access to events as a regular festival pass.

Trondheim Pass

—  5000 NOK until 15 June

The Trondheim pass is a discounted festival pass for Norwegian citizens and residents. The pass provides the same access to events as a regular festival pass.

Press Passes

— Science programme

As an accredited journalist, you’ll have access to a hands-on science programme that will open the doors on the secrets behind these advances and more.

Speakers & Artists

Starmus IV is an international star-studded gathering of scientists, artists, musicians, writers, and leaders; all coming together to celebrate science.

ALEXEI LEONOV Photo credit
Cosmonaut Voskhod 2
Brian Eno
Producer, musician, songwriter
Buzz Aldrin Portrait 2015 by Christina Korp
Astronaut Apollo 11
Edvard Moser Photocredit Geir Mogen Kavli Institutefor Systems Neuroscience
Neuroscientist, Nobel Laureate
Larry King PHOTOCREDITANDERS KRUSBERGPEABODY AWARDS
Legendary Broadcaster
May Britt Moser Photocredit Geir Mogen Kavli Institutefor Systems Neuroscience
Neuroscientist, Nobel Laureate
Oliver Stone
Writer and director
Stephen Hawking
Theoretical physicist
Steve Vai
A virtuoso guitarist, visionary composer, and consummate producer who sculpts musical sound with infinite creativity and technical mastery, Steve Vai has awed fans of all genres with his exceptional guitar skills and musicianship for decades. More than three decades, over 15 million in album sales, and three GRAMMY Awards later, Vai has proven himself to...
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