Category: Featured

The future of shipping

Maritime industries in Norway and US face challenges—and opportunities Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American On Nov. 14, Ambassador Kåre R. Aas and the Royal Norwegian Embassy welcomed maritime industry leaders, experts, and politicians...

UNESCO World Heritage sites in Norway

A country filled with culture and natural beauty Discover Scandinavia Tours www.discoverscandinaviatours.com Stuart, Fla. Norway, a beautiful country filled with natural beauty, is perhaps best known for its fjords and mountains. But Norway is...

King Harald

King calls for compassion

King Harald says “hope belongs to all of us” in 2019 New Year’s Eve speech Translated by Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American New Year’s Eve is an evening filled with hope and expectations....

Door County, Wisconsin

A winter wonderland weekend full of seasonal magic Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American Door County, the 70-mile long peninsula that juts north into Lake Michigan, may conjure up spring cherry blossoms, grazing dairy...

Studio Bodil nisser

A nisse’s work is never done

Norwegian artist works year-round to realize a dream Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It was always Bodil Østmo-Sæter’s dream to make dolls, but she never got the chance until family obligations forced her...

Frozen 2 x 2

Two looks at Disney’s new sequel film Disney’s Frozen 2 sequel to the 2013 blockbuster animated film Frozen was released on Nov. 22 in the United States. Both Victoria Hofmo, New York correspondent for The Norwegian American,...

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....

Sissels jul

Scandinavia’s Christmas superstar sings in the season Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American “Ingen jul uten Sissel!”—“No Christmas without Sissel!” it’s been said, and for many of us, that’s been true for many years...

Liv Ullmann

Liv Ullmann: A woman for all seasons

Legendary Norwegian actress talks at New York’s Scandinavia House about her life and work Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Part I: The actress Applause begins as soon as the evening’s guest of honor steps on...