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Fiddling across the seas

Rachel Nesvig transcends boundaries with the Hardanger fiddle Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Only 34, Rachel Nesvig has long been a fixture in Seattle’s Norwegian-American community for her extraordinary talent as a Hardanger...

Comics 02/21

Pondus, by Frode Øverli — I’ve been having runny stools for three weeks now… Lunch, by by Børge Lund — No problem! We’ll easily finish before children’s TV. — Are you crazy?! — If...

A world premiere at Norway House

New PBS documentary “The Devil’s Instrument” deepens cultural understanding with a focus on building community Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Television viewers in the Midwest and around the country were in for a...

Sports Scorecard 02/21

Sports Scorecard – Feb. 3 – Feb. 16 Cross-Country Feb. 15-16 at Östersund, Sweden Feb. 16 Men’s 15-km Classic Pursuit (Medals: 1. Pål Golberg (Norway) 34:50.8; 2. Alexander Bolshunov (Russia) 34:51.1, +0.3; 3. Martin Løwstrøm...

Family fun with folk art

Vesterheim offers new intergenerational programs in 2020 Vesterheim Decorah, IA New in 2020, Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American Museum and Heritage Center, is offering several intergenerational hands-on learning opportunities for ages 8 to adult. The...

folk music

Folk music and music festivals in Norway

Norsk 101: Language practice with Christie Ericson Music is everywhere in Norway. (Musikk er overalt i Norge.) From the street musicians (Fra gatemusikanter) on Karl Johan Street (på Karl Johans gate) in the Oslo...

Nordic Spirit

Scholarly symposium looks to folklore to bridge the gap between nature and spirit, the known and the unknown David Moe Sun City, Calif. It is from the writings of Asbjørnsen and Moe that a...

Akay

SHE Conference 2019

Ingrid Teigland Akay named Investor of the Year Rasmus Falck Oslo Ingrid Teigland Akay received the Investor of the Year Award at the SHE conference in 2019. Akay is the founder and managing partner...