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Bergen, Norway

Ylvis is a variety show group from Bergen, Norway, consisting of the two brothers Bård Ylvisåker (born 1982) and Vegard Ylvisåker (born 1979). The brothers originated from Sogn, but grew up in Bergen and Africa.

The brothers debuted professionally on 19 October 2000 at the Ole Bull Theater in Bergen with the show “Ylvis – en kabaret” (“Ylvis – a cabaret”). In connection with the show was the song “Rumor says” recorded, pressed as a CD-single, and sold during the show, but was never put out for regular sales.

In 2001, after the Norway tour with “Ylvis - a cabaret”, Ylvis’ main characters performed in the Grieghallen with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert called “Ylvis goes philharmonic”. That same year debuted Bård and Vegard on TV as regular guests in Rune Larsen’s “Absolutt Norsk” on NRK. In 2002 NRK added Ylvis as an element in Trond-Viggo Torgersens “TVT”.

In 2003, Ylvis guest-starred on the Swedish vocal group The Real Group’s Christmas CD, “Julen er her”.

In the summer of 2004 they sold tickets worth 4.8 million NOK for the show “Ylvis – en konsert” (“Ylvis – a concert”), which played in Tønsberg, Norway. In this concert Ylvis covered Ole Ivars’s song, “I kjempeform” (I’m in great shape). The song was popular with audiences and Ylvis recorded a music video for it. When rower Olaf Tufte won Olympic gold at the Olympics 2004 in Athens, he yelled “Ylvis” and sang “I kjempeform, I kjempeform!” during the victory dance.

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  • blumenkohl007

    favourite idiots <3

    24 Apr 11:59pm Reply
  • dussia7

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [15]

    23 Apr 5:56pm Reply
  • spoko_maroko

    They are åsåm!

    23 Mar 11:32am Reply
  • eudeneis

    Can't get enough of them.

    9 Mar 4:01am Reply
  • mayaa666

    Awesome! :D

    29 Nov 2014 Reply
  • AssD

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [14]

    26 Nov 2014 Reply
  • aGabed

    whats is the meaning of Stonehenge?

    25 Nov 2014 Reply
  • creamsicklesky

    Yoghurt and I Will Never Be A Star <3

    30 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Angel_Blue-

    make my heart go yoghurt

    29 Oct 2014 Reply
  • DGTAL_heisimato

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [13]

    21 Oct 2014 Reply
  • XxMonaxX

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [12]

    14 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Mattew43

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. (fuck you Americans)... [11]

    11 Oct 2014 Reply
  • ojenny_

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [10]

    5 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Gardunited92

    Mr. Toot <3

    1 Oct 2014 Reply
  • snouhou

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [9]

    20 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Turkishunicorn2

    They are annoying just like PSY

    19 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Atharjatha

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUHgGK-tImY new video :D

    16 Sep 2014 Reply
  • BLiZZARD___

    Sometimes I just read your comments and laugh because no one understands that they're not serious about their songs. Americans... [8]

    7 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Insanitarium_

    por isso eu amo a noruega

    15 Aug 2014 Reply
  • pablolael

    and i still don't know what does the fox say +1

    18 Jun 2014 Reply
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