Category: Norway Near You

SFFLA’s cinema cultural exchange

This two-weekend festival brings the top hits of Scandinavia and the Baltics to Los Angeles Special Release SFFLA The 18th Annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) arrives at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S....

The recipe for a jul party, embassy style

Conversation, food, and especially drink mix well at Ambassador Aas’s holiday event Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Ambassador’s annual Christmas party at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C., is always a very...

A tree decorated with flags and friendship

Music, speeches, and Santa marked the 20th Norwegian Christmas tree to light up DC Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Norwegian Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Union Station is a holiday tradition in Washington,...

Film festival brings Nordic cinema to NY

The Nordic International Film Festival offers Nordic views to American viewers Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Two Swedish-born actors who now live in New York, Linnea Larsdotter and Johan Matton, turned their love of film...

Viking ship takes New York by storm

Lagertha Aslaug Brooklyn, N.Y. My, she was yar! This iconic line was spoken by Katherine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story, about a boat she sailed on during her honeymoon. But it could certainly apply...

150 years of service with Our Saviour’s

New York’s oldest Norwegian Lutheran Church celebrates a big milestone this October Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The oldest Norwegian Lutheran Church still operating in New York City, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, is celebrating its...