Author: Laila Simon

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Laila Simon is a writer in Minneapolis. She is a dual citizen of Norway and the United States and has been writing for The Norwegian American since 2017. When she’s not attempting ambitious recipes, Laila translates Norwegian poetry and adds to her houseplant collection.
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Norwegian national pride

Laila Simon shares her opinions about national pride and what it can mean to Norwegians in Norway and Norwegian Americans in the United States.


Learn Norwegian together

Erik Brakstad of Concordia Language Villages sheds light on how to join or start a language meetup to learn Norwegian online or in person.

Winter school in Norway

Laila Simon writes about Norgesskolen’s new winter program, a week-long language immersion program in Oslo focused on winter activities.