Category: Featured

Montreal: a special birthday celebration

…with a touch of Norway Cynthia Elyce Rubin The Norwegian American My nephew Andrew and I have the same birthday on Nov. 7, and we always celebrate together. This year was a milestone number...

Frozen

A winter wonderland on Broadway

Musical production of Disney’s Frozen is a Norwegian-inspired delight Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Admittedly, when I first heard about the movie Frozen (2013), I was a little skeptical. A Disney cartoon set...

2019 Gift Guide

The wait is finally over! Our 2019 Gift Guide has ideas for everyone on your list, including, the Norski who has everything… Look inside now, and experience the joy of giving! To best view...

Cookies for holiday gifting

A selection of traditional Norwegian Christmas cookies that don’t require special equipment or ingredients Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor When I was the editor of The Norwegian American Weekly, I loved finding...

Exploring the history of Norway

Historical associations collaborate to offer learning adventure Amy Boxrud Norwegian-American Historical Association History lovers will have two opportunities to learn and explore in Norway this June. The Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) will offer “Artistry...

Nidaros pilgrimage

On the Pilgrim’s Path to Nidaros

Old trail, new travelers Kristine Leander Seattle, Wash. Nearly a thousand years old, yet just recently restored, Norway’s Nidaros pilgrimage has become a brand-new hiking destination for anyone reasonably fit and ready for adventure....

The Dumpling Project: Kumla

Mary Holoun Bellevue, Neb. Wikipedia says “Kumla” is a city in central Sweden, but our Sons of Norway Elveby Lodge book club insists it is also a Norwegian dumpling. The Kumla Project began in...

stave churches

The mystery of stave churches

Seeing inside makes all the difference Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. As my daughter and I put the spire on the top roof of our second cardboard stave church, a 1/87 scale model (for model...

Norwegian Emigrant Museum

The Norwegian Emigrant Museum brings history alive

A museum relevant in society Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, Ph.D. Director, The Norwegian Emigrant Museum The Norwegian Emigrant Museum (Norsk utvandrermuseum) in Ottestad in Stange near Hamar is the only museum in Norway that...