Category: Norway Near You

Jeff Mueller

Mueller of Norway House recognized

A Knight to remember Norway House Minneapolis Jeff Mueller, director of administration and finance at Norway House, Minneapolis, has been honored by Norway’s King Harald V with the rank of Knight First Class in...

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Unexpected runes

Hurry in to the “Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time” exhibit in NY to see a Christian calendar in a pagan alphabet Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I love medieval art because there...

SON headquarters

SON headquarters sale is finalized

New project will have apartments, retail, and new offices for Sons of Norway CBRE Minneapolis The sale of Sons of Norway’s 60,000-square-foot headquarters building has been finalized for $16.8 million. The building sits on...

Sangerfest 2018

Sangerfest 2018

Many voices will join in song this May Special Release Sangerfest Sangerfest 2018, which will be held by Luren Singers at Luther College, May 31 to June 2, 2018. How can Sangerfest best be...

Trumpet Meditations: Ingrid Eliassen and Ekaterina Isayevskaya

Trumpet meditations

Grieg Society brings Arctic duo to Seattle Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American 2017 marked the founding of Seattle’s new Northwest Edvard Grieg Society, and after a series of intimate house concerts, the group...

Vikings

Vikings encounter Native Americans

CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium explores first meeting of Europe and North America Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Viking Age Greenland, with its Norse settlers—of Norwegian descent—was a point of embarkation to remote lands and...

Miss Norway of Greater NY

Long-standing tradition continues in NY

Miss Norway of Greater NY enters its 63rd year Norwegian Immigration Association Brooklyn, N.Y. In 1954, a tradition began among Norwegian Americans living in Brooklyn. This was the inaugural year for the Miss Norway...

Nordic Heritage Museum

Saying farewell to a beloved building

Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum upgrades its space, but the old digs will be missed Eric Stavney Seattle After nearly 40 years, the Nordic Heritage Museum closed one set of doors after Yulefest last November....

Nordic Spirit Symposium: Thorunn Clausen

Vikings’ first contact

Meetings with Native Americans will be explored at CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles When the Norse first set foot on the rugged shores of northeastern Canada 1,000 years ago, it...