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Norsk 101: Lussekatter

Lussekatter: A celebration of light on Lucia Day (Lussekatter: En feiring av lys på Luciadagen) Language practice with Christie Ericson December 13 (Den 13. desember) is my favorite day of the year (er favoritt...

Erlend’s Entanglement

  Fiction by Jennifer Willis   Erlend dropped the spoon into his bowl and made a sour face. The Christmas porridge was ruined, though he’d watched Harold prepare the holiday treat with his own...

Norway lights up D.C.’s Union Station

Following a tradition begun in 1997, the Royal Norwegian Embassy presented the people of Washington, D.C., with a Christmas tree at Union Station on Dec. 3. The annual gift honors the long friendship between...

Lillestrøm women’s soccer

Lillestrøm wins fifth Norwegian Cup in six years and sixth straight Toppserien Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After a 2-2 draw against Kolbotn on Oct. 20, Lillestrøm (LSK) Kvinner won their sixth consecutive Toppserien soccer...

Solberg calls for global response

Norwegian PM sees need for world to come together in the Paris Agreement Victoria Garza Norway Today Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg (H) is one of several leaders who are calling for a climate...

A Frozen frenzy fires up Fifth

Saks Fifth Avenue celebrates Disney’s winter saga Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Each Christmas season, the windows of Saks Fifth Avenue are a draw for thousands. While this tradition of holiday window dressing is believed to...

“Logging in”

with a view of early Norwegian logging in Kongsrud’s painting Mary Jo Thorsheim Norway Art The Norwegian oil painting Logging in Modum, Norway, winter 1926, by Anders Abrahamsen Kongsrud, reminds me of the traditional Christmas...

Jul in “The city that never sleeps”

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I love Christmas, especially in New York, where the lights seem bigger and brighter, ubiquitously strung throughout every neighborhood. Window displays and decorations are taken very seriously whether you are...

Gingerbread Wonderland 2019

Prsenting Norway House’s Gingerbread Wonderland 2019 Judged Competition Winners! This year’s judges were: Sue Zellickson, James Beard Award winner and founder of the Charlie Awards, Women Who Really Cook, and the Minneapolis and St....

Searching for Santa Claus?

Cross the Arctic Circle to Rovaniemi, Finland Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Finland is a land renowned for industrial design based on form and function, where one can mix and match every chair...