Category: Features

Folk Art School

Folk art is made new at Vesterheim

The museum’s Folk Art School has a new director, a new apprentice program and a new goal of connecting traditional Norwegian arts with their contemporary descendants Jim Dietz-Kilen Des Moines, Iowa The Folk Art...

Frozen JR

Frozen, Jr. enchants and educates

Summer acting studio teaches drama skills and life lessons while putting on a great show Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It’s already been six years since the Disney animated musical Frozen took America...

butterflies

Barneblad: All about butterflies

Summer science for kids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall It’s summer, a great time to take a walk in the woods with our families and friends—and to learn a little while having...

Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper: “I love my online subscription to The Norwegian American; as the only Norwegian-American paper in the United States, it’s great...

Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper: “I am one of those who has Norwegian ancestry back a ways. It was my great-grandparents who came from Norway...

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American Independence Day in Oslo

Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American My family’s trip to Oslo coincided with the American Independence Day celebration in Oslo, which was held on June 30 in Frogner Park. Other cities and towns in Norway...

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Why I read The Norwegian American

We are happy to share what our readers have to say about our newspaper:   “I read The Norwegian American because it’s a unique way to connect with the Norwegian-American community and understand their...

Norway's literary system

Norway’s literary system in brief

How does a country with only 5 million people support a robust literary industry? Ali Ashrafi Norway Today Norway’s literary system is based on the fact that Norway is not a big country. Therefore,...