Tagged: Culture

The Norwegian "PostSecret" has arrived!

Do you have a secret? One thing that only you know, and that would cause you to become dizzy and red, or make you pass out if others knew about it? Perhaps you have...

Fewer married in 2010

The number of marriages decreased by 1 000 compared to the year before. There were 23 600 couples who got married. The number of divorces and separations was about the same level as in 2009. Even...

Celebrating Syttende Mai

A look at the history and significance of Norway’s Constitution Day on May 17 Staff Compilation Norwegian American Weekly Every year on May 17, Norwegians across the world celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day. Many people...

Bærumkoret in the Midwest

Bærumkoret is a mixed choir from Bærum, Norway, just outside of the capital city of Oslo. In late May and early June of 2011, after years of anticipation, the choir will be touring and...

Marta Norheim visits PLU

Literary critic provides insight and tells about trends in Norwegian books By John Erik Stacy, 25 Mar 2011 Marta Norheim, charismatic expert on Norwegian contemporary literature, spoke at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) on 24...

A sculptor’s magic touch

Norwegian-American artist Constance Bergfors talks about her love of sculpting By Carla Danziger Norwegian American Weekly Constance Bergfors knows wood, its colors, its scents, its rhythms, its feel. She has been sculpting hardwoods –...

Passing the hat for art

Ellen Snortland works to bring her one-woman show “Now That She’s Gone” to Scotland By Ellen Snortland My Norwegian-American community has already done so much for my solo show, “Now That She’s Gone.” Without...

The youth of Sigrid Undset

Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Writer’s Center celebrate Undset’s book of poetry “Ungdom” By Christine Meloni Norwegian American Weekly Norway’s literary giant, Sigrid Undset, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928, is...

Velkommen to Norskseattle.com!

Velkommen to norskseattle.com! A Web site with its finger on the pulse of Scandinavian events in the Puget Sound area Tasha King maintains a website – norskseattle.com – dedicated to Nordic happenings in the...