In the latest installment of the Search for Thor, Randi Millman-Brown discovers some discomforting details about her Thor’s disappearance.
Category: Norwegian Heritage
The International Summer School (ISS) at the University of Oslo is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021 and preparations are underway.
Cythia Elyce Rubin shares the story of her meaningful encounter with a vintage Christmas postcard by the Stavig Brothers of Sissteton, S.D.
Lori Ann Reinhall recalls the traditional julehefte, filled with nostalgic images, and shares some newly colorized Anders Beer Wilse photos.
In a personal story about the role of the nisse on the farm, Eric Stavney reflects on good will and hope, and even meets a hummingbird.
The Norwegian nisse, most popular during the Christmas season due to the arrival of “julenissen,” has a long history beyond wintertime.
Beth Kollé recalls the splendor of the traditional julebord when she worked as a server at the Lillehammer Turisthotell in the 1970s.
Cynthia Elyce Rubin and Håvard Mossige have compiled a collection of vintage Christmas greetings from Norwegian America in colorful celebration of norsk jul in the New World.
Kongsvinger Lutheran Church in the town of Oslo, Minn., adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic by going online, reaching people all over the world
We celebrate Norwegian resistance veteran and proud Norwegian American Kaare Nevdal in light of Veterans’ Day, along with his 100th birthday.