Program For Attendees

As an attendee you will find your program of the Nordic Barista Cup 2005 on this page. Please be aware that as a part of the competition some of the elements are published on the exact competition day. The program is designed to contain different elements in conformity with the visions of the Nordic Barista Cup thus you will experience educational, practical, unusual, difficult and enjoyable tracks. Please be aware that some of the program takes place during the national team’s competition time and that small adjustment of the program can occur.

Wednesday 21st of September Arriving to Oslo and settle in.

Thursday 22nd of September Attendees can still arrive and settle in.
Location: Solberg & Hansen AS – Enebakkveien 125, Oslo


Opening ceremony and lunch

Coffee and Health – presented by Norwegian Coffee AssociationInternationally coffee has been a subject to criticism among some due to health disadvantages. Of course we coffee lovers are somewhat sceptical to this. Coffee researchers will give a nuance view of coffee and health. Something to learn for all of us, when communicating with our customers, marketing material etc.

Presentation the coffee origin from El Salvador presented by Aida Batlle, Kilimanjaro Estate

Syrups – presented by Da Vinci Syrup. Some syrups can be used in cold drinks others not. Why is it so?
Da Vinci will give us a lecture in how syrups is made and what happens in contact with cold and warm drinks

Grinders – presented by Mahlkönig.
A theoretical and practical lecture in how to install, adjust, clean and maintain grinders.

19:30- ?
Social Program at the Ekebergrestaurant – the winner of the day will be announced

Friday 23rd of September
Location: Solberg & Hansen AS – Enebakkveien 125, Oslo

Morning Coffee presented by Costa Rica

The Golden Cup profile grinding/extraction and tasting – presented by BUNN

Educational tracks about the espresso machine – presented by La Marzocco.
Learn to install, adjust and fine tune the espresso machine


Theoretical introduction to roasting – presented by Probat

Rotating educational tracks:
#1 Profile brewing – presented by BUNN
#2 Roasting – presented by Probat
#3 Taste and judge the national team’s preferred coffee

18:30- ?
Social Program at Solberg & Hansen – the winner of the day will be announced

Saturday 24th of September – final competition day
Location: Downtown Oslo

Outdoor coffee day.
Various activities amongst others a coffee bar crawl with a quiz for attendees

Attendees are selected to judge the national teams’ performances

Nordic Barista Cup – final part

Social Program at restaurant Månefisken – the overall winner of the Nordic Barista Cup will be announced

Sunday 24th of September

Leaving Oslo, Norway