Tagged: Christine Foster Meloni

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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...

Seeds on Ice

More than a coffee table book: Seeds on Ice

Book review Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. At first glance one would take Seeds on Ice to be a coffee-table book, given its format and gorgeous, glossy color photos. But while skimming through the...

Celebration of The Twelve Days of Christmas at a N.D. stave church.

The Twelve New Days of Christmas

No more lords-a-leaping? Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Bonnie Fite has always liked the traditional carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but she decided to write a new version with a focus on the...

Polar Bear at Norwegian Arctic Evening

Ambassador Aas hosts an Arctic evening

Great food, icy melting cocktails, and a polar bear make for a memorable event Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. “Not your ordinary reception,” the invitation read. “Arctic Drinks/Arctic Seafood/Arctic Music.” The atmosphere at Arctic...

Norwegian instruments.

The Odden Rural Life Tour through Norway

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. This article is the final installment in the “Norway’s roads less traveled” series. The author is Christina (Tina) Keune, who participated in the sixth Odden Rural Life Tour in...

Is “Sámi Blood” thicker than water?

Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Elle-Marja, a 14-year-old Sámi girl who becomes painfully aware of the discrimination directed at her people, is the protagonist of Sámi Blood. Unable to accept the degrading treatment, she...

Girl’s Head Against the Shore by Edvard Munch.

Edvard Munch: Color in Context

A new exhibit in Washington, DC, uses theosophy to interpret the Norwegian artist’s use of color Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. Was Norwegian artist Edvard Munch influenced by the philosophical and pseudo-scientific movements of...