|The Nordic World Ski Championships will be held in Oslo on 24 February - 6 March 2011. Twenty-one cross-country, Nordic combined and ski jumping events will be arranged in the course of these twelve days.
A number of cultural and festival events will also take place at the ski jump and in the city centre. The goal is to create a memorable and eventful ski festival for the whole country. The ski championships in 2011 will be the largest sports event in Norway for many years. Around 650 athletes from more than 60 countries, about 1000 press and media people and at least 300,000 spectators will help set the spotlight on the winter capital. The competitions will be watched by millions of TV viewers all over the world.
The help of more than 2000 volunteers will be required to achieve a professionally-run event. Crews are needed in many areas, from arena work and transport to hospitality, spectator services and marketing. No area is less important than another. This is the fifth time Oslo is gathering the world