Beth Kollé recommends the book Scandinavian-Style Christmas Knits by Thea Rytter, a perfect gift for advanced knitters or adventurous beginners.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
Business and Sports Editor Michael Kleiner reports on World War II war sailor Karl Aksel Andresen’s 100th birthday celebration in Norway.
A group in Norway plans trip in 2025 from Stavanger to New York in schooner Restauration to mark 200 years since emigration to America began.
Vesterheim announces a new exhibit, Dolls: Playing with Identity, featuring the work of Rønnaug Petterssen and Hild Næss Hildahl, to June 2023.
Lars ldar Waage writes about a town in Illinois called Stavanger, where community members keep Norwegian traditions alive at the local church.
Randi Millman-Brown reports on her visit to Norway to write a book about her great-uncle Thor, who was in the resistance during World War II.
Laila Simon tastes new food, including Nordic Waffles, Nordic Spiced Tea, and Ole and Lena’s Norwegian Onion Rings at the Minnesota State Fair.
Terje Birkedal and Paul Gleeson tell of the Prince Arthur shipwreck in 1903 and the Norwegians who buried the dead and helped the survivors.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall writes about Norgesskolen in Telemark, Norway, that offers two-week summer camps for kids to learn Norwegian.
Nick Rogness shares his experience as a teacher in Vesterheim’s Norsk Skole as part of his Nordic Studies at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.