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An evening of Nordic literature

Representatives from four Nordic nations chat about what makes their literature special Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center at George Mason University, in conjunction with the Embassies of Denmark,...

Swedish beer smuggling at record high

Norwegian customs at one border crossing has seen a spike in 2017 The Local Norwegian customs officers at the Svinesund border between Sweden and Norway have seized more beer and spirits during the first...

Celebrate summer with Solskinnskake

With flecks of lemon and a spongy texture, Norwegian sunshine cake is sure to please Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor My earliest memory is of the sun shining diagonally through the eastern-facing window...

Fifty Norwegian books and counting

This impressive reading list has something for every reader who loves Norway—from classics to contemporary, fiction and non-fiction, translations and English originals Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Washington, D.C., Sons of Norway lodge...

A history of money

Celebrating the bicentennial of Norges Bank M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Friday, June 14, 1816, two years and four weeks after the Norwegian Constitution was signed on the 17th of May, Norges Bank...

Nansen Lodge remembers Odd Nansen

Timothy Boyce talks about Nansen’s incredible diary from the Nazi concentration camps Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The curiosity of three entities converging is always a time to take notice, whether it occurs in the...

Police to investigate “fish mafia”

Authorities suspect illegal releases of the fish at several locations in Norway The Local Police in Norway are set to open investigations into what authorities suspect to be illegal releases of pike fish at...