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Magma and Energy Innovation apply for an EU project

Magma and Energy Innovation apply for an EU project Magma Geopark and at Energy Innovation AS are cooperating in the BRICK and EUREKA European projects application based on the Horizon 2020 Call  The projects aim both at establishing a positive impact implementing and...

New international partner in GEOfood!

The international and Local brand for food products and restaurants is now present in 15 UNESCO Global Geoparks territories around the World! They are first UNESCO geopark in Uruguay and the first #GEOfood partner in South America! It is located in the...

News from the international partners in RURITAGE

News from the international partners in RURITAGE All the international partners in the EU project Ruritage have been deeply affected by the ongoing crisis, but a lot of effort has been put into adapting project actions to the current situation, where focus on...

Old Urstad mining site opened on Geology day

Old Urstad mining site opened on Geology day Official opening of Urstad mines The geopark location Urstad mine at Hidra in Flekkefjord municipality was officially opened on 19th September and thus we celebrated Geology Day. Dedicated locals were eager to share about...

Many tourists in Magma this summer

In June 2020, no tourism company knew what the summer would be like. But despite the special situation, we now see that small towns in Magma did well with a lot of visits and good sales.

Kick-off for Arctic Hubs

9-11th of September Magma is is taking part in a digital kick-off for the new project Arctic hubs. This is a 4 year-project that started on the 1st of August 2020.

Re-opening of Jentehytta

On Sunday August 23rd an official re-opening of Jentehytta was held at Gursli in Lund. The upgrade of Jentehytta is a result of good cooperation between Lund Municipality, Lund Bygdemuseum and Kulturbank, Dalane Friluftsråd and Magma Geopark.

The first GEOfood network meeting

The first GEOfood network meeting On August 25th, we will arrange our first network meeting for local producers that are part of GEOfood. All food grown, bred and produced in the unique landscape of the Magma UNESCO Global Geopark is considered GEOfood. Both existing...

New GEOfood partner – Løyning gård

New GEOfood partner – Løyning gård We welcome our newest member of the GEOfood family; Løyning Gård 10/3 Sæstad! On the idyllic island Eigerøy, outside of Egersund, Tone and Magne Sæstad have wild sheep and traditional Norwegian cattle spread over 6000 acres of...

New event calendar for all Magma municipalities!

New event calendar for all Magma municipalities! It was decided this fall, in collaboration with representatives from all 5 UNESCO municipalities, that as part of the work we have started through the Ruritage project, we will present activities and events (concerts,...

GEOfood is approved as an official trademark

GEOfood is approved as an official trademark Magma Unesco Global Geopark is glad to announce that GEOfood has been approved as an official European Trade Mark from the European Intellectual Property Office! It has been a long journey from 2015, and there was put in a...

New employee!

New employee! It’s with great joy that we are welcoming Kjell Andreas Heskestad to the Magma team. Kjell Andreas is employed in a project position partially financed by Innovasjon Norge. He’s got substantial background in farming, various boards and...

Join a photo contest!

Join a photo contest! Now you have a chance to show the best that Magma Geopark has to offer! EU project Ruritage initiated a photo contest to set focus on local food, people and activities in the geopark, as well as natural and cultural heritage. Our photos will...