The University of Tromsø awarded an honorary doctorate to Gro Harlem Brundtland, humanitarian and Norway’s first female prime minister.
The royal family, keeping tradition, greeted the Norwegian people from the palace balcony on May 17, despite rainy weather and restricted crowds.
Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen was featured at the May 10 reopening of famed Milan operahouse La Scala, in her first performance there.
Hoping to ensure that some of the value created by new wind-power facilities stays local, the government is recommending a modest fee-per-kW.
King Harald V opened the summer sailing season by inspecting Kongeskipet Norge before its annual coastal voyages—a tradition since 1948.
Russ, the annual bacchanal for graduating high school seniors, is off to an uncertain start as students nationwide navigate COVID-19 restrictions.
With COVID-19 cases rising, the state has restricted 17th of May celebrations and canceled the children’s parade for the second year in a row.
Since before Easter, tourists have been coming to Hammerfest hoping to catch sight of the region’s new local celebrity: a rare visiting walrus.
Gustav Vigeland’s famous sculpture “Sinnataggen” (“The Angry Boy”) has been removed from Frogner Park for repairs after it was vandalized.
The Norwegian Government Pension Fund, has invested in a major Dutch wind-power project, part of its commitment to renewable energy.