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Scan Magazine is a unique English-language showcase for Scandinavian countries. It appeals to all those who have a relationship with or a connection to these countries – be it through family, business, tourism, migration or investment.

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Scan Magazine, Issue 106, November 2017 is out now!

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Janove: Hard work, dreams and gypsy rock

Raised in an uneventful Norwegian village, Janove Ottesen had to dream up stories and unknown worlds to keep himself entertained. Then again, self-reliance has been a constant theme in the life of the rocker who insists that the only way to success is hard work. Scan Magazine spoke to the Norwegian rock star about Kaizers Orchestra, the Scandinavian sound, and stopping when you are on top.

As the lead singer of Kaizers Orchestra, he won the Stavanger Aftenblad’s culture prize, the Norwegian Artist Association’s honorary award, the Edvard prize for popular music, a Spellemann of the Year award, Spellemannprisen for both Band of the Year and Music Video of the Year, and many more awards and accolades.

The band’s dreamy gypsy rock certainly struck a chord with Norwegian audiences, who were mesmerised by the stories of the fictitious...

"Let us work together. Great days lie ahead if we continue to transcend borders to benefit commerce and cooperation"
Stefan Löfven - Prime Minister of Sweden
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