Tagged: Victoria Hofmo

Community members standing in front of the subway sign.

Vanse embraces the NYC subway

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The American Festival in Vanse, Norway, celebrated its 11th year this June. The festival’s slogan is “The best thing that happened to Lista since Brooklyn. So it is no surprise...

“Syden” for Norwegian Americans

Just as Norwegians flock to the Canary Islands and Spain, Americans with Scandinavian heritage head for Southern Florida to embrace the sunshine—for a visit or a lifetime Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Southern Florida is...

Nansen Lodge remembers Odd Nansen

Timothy Boyce talks about Nansen’s incredible diary from the Nazi concentration camps Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The curiosity of three entities converging is always a time to take notice, whether it occurs in the...

Good things come in small packages

Nordic Preserves Fish & Wildlife Company serves up the flavors of Scandinavia from a stall in New York’s historic Essex Street Market Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Although I am a native New Yorker, I...

Peder Balke takes New York by storm

130 years after his death, the Norwegian artist’s landscape paintings light up The Met Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. When you enter the gallery, a large landscape draws you in offering clouds, rocks, waves, and...

How the watery west was won

An interview with author Olaf Engvig, maritime historian and preserver of historical ships Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Many of us have been taught that the settlement of the American west by the non-indigenous began...

Ready, set, go for the 17th of May

Brooklyn gears up for Norway’s big holiday Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The Salty Dog is the place where we kicked off the 17th of May celebrations in Brooklyn with a fundraiser. It is partially...