Gullfest is an annual arctic bird festival in Varanger / Arctic Norway, produced and organised by Biotope and is a great blend of international bird experts meeting local people during three to five days of talks, exhibitions, trips, bird ringing and much much more.

Gullfest's aim is to help  Varanger achieve international recognition as a premium birding destination. Locally we aim to promote birds and nature, and to build care and appreciation for the regions unique bird life and nature. 

During this 3-5 day event in Varanger we invite inspirational people from the international birding community and spend these days celebrating the rich and unique bird life of Varanger, while maintaining a focus on global conservation, bird identification, bird art, seminars and workshops. 

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The Vardø days of the arctic bird festvial Gullfest 2016