Category: Norway Near You

Vesterheim gets under your skin

Vesterheim Decorah, Iowa Tattoos have never been more popular. In fact, today, almost one in three Americans has a tattoo. “Tattoo: Identity through Ink,” the exhibit opening June 1 at Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American...

And the winner is…

Caroline Moore of Brooklyn is crowned the 64th Miss Norway of Greater New York Lars Nilsen Norwegian Immigration Association On April 14, a traditional contest was held at the Norwegian Christian Home and Health...

Uff Da Day

From Uff Da Day to movie night

Thief River Falls, Minn., celebrates Norwegian Heritage Week Jan Strandlie Sons of Norway, Snorre Lodge Norwegian Heritage Week in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a celebration of Norwegian culture in many forms, with an...

Bardahl - Al Young

Add it to your oil. Add it to your gas.

A tour of Bardahl Manufacturing Corporation: The smallest, oldest big company in Seattle Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. Seattleites: have you ever wondered what that giant neon advertising sign was about in Ballard? It looks...

Jarl Squad will invade New York City

The Viking culture of the Shetland Islands will be on display during Tartan Week this April Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Can you believe that the Shetland Islands in Scotland hold 12 fire festivals in...

Visit the Viking Ship!

Geneva’s ship announces 2019 visit days Al Benson Geneva, Ill. Geneva’s Viking replica longship, called the Viking, has announced its 2019 visit days, including extra days each for June Swedish Days and October Cottages...

Good Grieg!

Concert series presents his songs—all of them Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Next month, Grieg lovers in the Pacific Northwest are in for treat: three beloved artists—soprano Laura Loge, baritone Alan Dunbar, and...

Nordic Museum receives national recognition

Natural Resources Management Act to designate Seattle’s Nordic Museum as “National” Meghan Walker My Ballard The U.S. Senate on Feb. 12 passed a bill to give Seattle’s Nordic Museum a national designation. The bill,...