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DC fifth graders learn about Norway

Waffles, heart ornaments, and chocolate sweeten the Embassy Adoption Program Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington is participating again this year in the popular Embassy Adoption Program, a partnership...

Hirundo Maris

Norwegian meets Mediterranean

Hirundo Maris brings Hardanger fiddle to French Catalonia in a harmonious blend M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Last September, a Hardingfele (Hardanger fiddle) was played in a medieval church in French Catalonia, in a...

blockchain tech

TradeIX brings the Tech to the Nordics

Kistefos invests in blockchain tech Oliver Belin Nordic Startup Bits It is surprising how long it takes for the market to drive innovations in finance modernization and digitalization. Today, many would argue that the...

women's handball

France takes the handball title from Norway

A thriller of a World Championship match ended with France up 2 points for the win Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway On Dec. 17, Norway’s women’s handball team played its ninth World Championship final...

horse-drawn cabs

Horse-drawn cabs in Oslo?

One company has applied to run a horse-drawn carriage service in the Norwegian capital The Local www.thelocal.no A riding center has applied for permission to run a horse-drawn carriage service in the Norwegian capital...

Solberg New Year

Solberg’s New Year

Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s address to Norway, 2018 Things are looking brighter for Norway. Since I held my New Year speech last year, the number of job seekers registered with the Norwegian Labor and...

Hjalmar Norwegian comic

Comics 01/12

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Do you think the mood is right for it? — Well, let’s sound them out! — Sorry! No “Desperate Housewives” tonight! We’re staying with Chelsea-Fulham!   Lunch by Børge...

Arctic oil exploration protest

Arctic oil exploration meets civil society

On the EDGE: Opinion Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American The Norwegian government has been taken to court by climate activists. The lawsuit is grounded in the claim that the government’s decision to permit...

Brunost Blessings

A paean to Norway’s national cheese Terje Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska My foot doctor is a proud Norwegian American from North Dakota whose ancestral roots go back to northwestern Telemark. But about a month ago,...

Sámi artist Tomas Colbengtson

An indigenous people in glass

Sámi artist Tomas Colbengtson brings life to glass Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Maadter Aahka, the title of an exhibit at the UrbanGlass Agnes Varis Art Center Gallery in Brooklyn from Aug. 9 to Sept....