2020 was the warmest year in Norway since temperatures have been recorded, with more than 25% precipitation then normal. (på norsk)
With 89,000 doses delivered to Norway the first week of January, over 4,036 Norwegians received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. (på norsk)
After a heroic rescue effort, the search for survivors after a landslide in Gjerdrum municipality outside of Oslo was ended on Jan. 5. (på norsk)
The border closure between Norway and Sweden closed due to the differing coronavirus conditions in the countries has been consequential.
With coronavirus precautions in place, and after a delay, Pepperkakebyen, the gingerbread town, opens in Bergen, one of the world’s largest.
True to tradition, the Norwegian Air Force flew in a poinsettia formation over Northern Norway, likely the second to last time it will occur.
The Norwegian Language Council, Språkrådet, has selected the Norwegian word koronaen as word of the year for 2020.
The Nobel Peace Prize—nobels fredsprisen—was presented to David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme, in a corona-adapted ceremony in Oslo.
NRK has rolled out its “Christmas menu” of programming, an annual “julekalender” of shows and episodes couting down to Christmas.
Despite less risk than EU neighbors, Norweigan ski areas (skibakker) could be closed this season due to the risks of spreading coronavirus.