Pepperkakebro. Foto
The Three Billy-Goat Bakers. The gingerbread house competition and exhibition 2017. Photo: Nasjonalmuseet / Frode Larsen

Gingerbread house competition and exhibition 2017

8 December 2017–7 January 2018

National Museum – Architecture

Have you heard of Soria Moria castle, the dwarves’ house in the tale of Snow White, or Ali Baba’s cave in One Thousand and One Nights? Fairy-tale architecture of all kinds is presented in this exhibition. 

All competition entries will be exhibited in the beautiful pavilion designed by architect Sverre Fehn.

Vote for your favorite

A range of prizes will be awarded. In addition to the jury prizes there is a visitors’ prize, for which visitors are asked to vote for the best creation regardless of category. The jury consists of specialists from the fields of baking and architecture.

Vote for your favorite!

The gingerbread houses can be retrieved on Saturday, January 6 during opening hours, or on January 7 before 15:00. You're welcome to the audience award ceremony and a gingerbread house smash-and-eat on January 7 at 15:00. Houses not retrieved will be eaten – bring a hammer!

See last year’s winners!

The prize categories are

• Children up to 7th school year

• Teenagers up to college age

• Students at architecture, art and design colleges

• All other hobby bakers

• 100% gingerbread