Svend Agne Stømmevold reports on Olav Luksengard Mjelva’s work on the new Lord of the Rings soundtrack with his Hardingfele in Os, Norway.
Category: Arts & Entertainment
The National Nordic Museum in Seattle announces a new photography exhibit, Across the West and Toward the North, which will run until Nov. 27.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall announces the premiere performance of RIT at the Leif Erikson International Festival in October in Minneapolis.
Laila Simon reports on Norway House’s exhibit WOVEN: from life itself, which shows work of artists with disabilities in Minneapolis and Norway.
Geir Mæland reports on the Norwegian International Film Festival held in Haugesund and two special premieres, The Emigrants and War Sailor.
John Smistad writes about Oskar’s America, a film about a 10-year-old Norwegian boy who plans to build a craft to sail to the United States.
Laura Loge of the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society, writes about how Grieg interpreted poetry in various languages when setting the words to music.
John Smistad reviews Norway’s film Eventyrland (It’s Only Make Believe) from 2013 about a woman’s life after she does time in prison for murder.
Jim Nelson reports on the Sons of Norway District 5 “Friendly Fifth” Convention held in Wisconsin in June with education, music, and folk art.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall writes about Drew Doggett and his magical photography and films of the white horses of Iceland.