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Two soccer players being interviewed.

Equal pay for soccer

Norway to pay men and women’s national football teams equally The Local An agreement by Norway’s male international footballers to take a pay cut to enable equal wages to be given to both the...

A snowy mountain in Norway.

Norwegian Chess: Sjakkmatt

Kristen Walter Flekkefjord, Norway Much like when I play Sudoku, I unfortunately rarely complete language learning to its fullest extent—but Norwegian has been different. Whether it was Spanish, Latin, Portuguese, Arabic, or now Norwegian,...

A Halloween mural.

Lose yourself to Halloween in Norway

American Kristy Kongevold shares her love for Halloween with her local community in Vanse, Norway, putting on an ever-more-elaborate Spooky Barn Maze each year Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Kristy Kongevold hails from Illinois but...

A group of people with Norwegian mountains in the background.

“Alt for Norge” and the Trump effect

Norwegian reality TV show benefits from some Americans’ newly elected desire to leave the US and return to their homeland Special Release O’Connor Casting Company Nationwide casting for season nine of Alt for Norge...

An illustration of a frog and a fish.

How to differentiate between Norsk dialects

For a small country with a small population, Norway harbors a befuddling wealth of dialects—learn to tell them apart by asking them about their woolen socks Lorelou Desjardins Oslo, Norway When you start learning...

Woman holding a plate of food.

Partnering for change

Norwegian organization helps create sustainable solutions around the world Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Partnership for Change (PfC) is a Norwegian not-for-profit organization and a member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association. The organization works...

A man walking up to a burning house.

Lonely spaces, interior and exterior

A conversation with Erik Skjoldbjærg, director of the quietly unsettling film Pyromaniac Andrew Penn Romine Seattle, Wash. The opening scene of Erik Skjold­bjærg’s 2016 film Pyromaniac (Pyromanen), screened at the Seattle International Film Festival...

The remains of the heavy water cellar.

Historical discovery at Vemork

The site of the famous WWII heavy water sabotage has been found in good shape Special Release Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum A historical industrial-archaeological find has been made at Vemork, the site of the...