” Ylvis ( Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈʏlvɪs]) are a Norwegian comedy duo consisting of brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker. They debuted as professional variety artists in 2000 and have since appeared in several countries in variety shows, comedy concerts, television shows, radio shows and music videos.
How old are Vegard and Bard Ylvisaker?
Despite their young age the brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker, better known as Ylvis, have gained a unique position in the Norwegian entertainment industry. When the two young men began their career in 2000 with the show Ylvis – en kabaret (“Ylvis – A Cabaret”), critics and audience alike handed out superlatives.
When did Ylvis 4 come out in Norway?
In January 2011, Ylvis returned to the stage with YLVIS 4, which was very well received in Norwegian media. The performance sold 30.000 tickets in Bergen and premiered in Oslo on 3 November at Edderkoppen Teater.
When did Ylvis come back to the stage?
The TV show Nordens herligste – a Nordic version of Norges herligste – was aired on TVNorge in spring 2010 and ended with finals broadcast from Trøndelag, where “Samson” was awarded the title Nordens herligste. In January 2011, Ylvis returned to the stage with YLVIS 4, which was very well received in Norwegian media.
When did Ylvis release their first music video?
On 19 November 2015 Ylvis released their first album Ylvis: Volume I on iTunes, which is a collection of some of their popular YouTube hits. On 5 January 2016, Ylvis revealed the music video and song “a capella” on I kveld med YLVIS on TVNorge. “a capella” parodies a cappella groups like Pentatonix.
When did Ylvis first appear on national TV?
Also in 2007, they debuted as hosts on national television with the show Norges herligste ( Norway’s Most Wonderful ), a version of the Swedish show 100 höjdare ( 100 Highs ). This was released on DVD as well as broadcast on Swedish TV.
When did the Ylvis brothers stories from Norway come out?
In 2018 the brothers released a series titled Stories From Norway, in which the Ylvis brothers collected headlining stories from Norway and presented them as short, musical documentaries.