Category: Norway Near You

Lobsterfest

Lobsterfest and LOV

Third District Sons of Norway enjoys a weekend of festivities, fun, and food Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. What better way is there to celebrate the summer season than by consuming the delectable crustacean known...

NY consulate

Welcome home in New York!

Eyes literally and figuratively on the UN, Norway’s consulate in NY opens new space Victoria Hofmo, Brooklyn, N.Y. On June 11, the Norwegian Consulate in New York had an unexpected type of party—a housewarming....

bundt cake

The art and science of the Bundt cake

Gallery exhibition explores the iconic pans Carstens Smith Ingebretsen’s Bundt cakes are everywhere—providing desserts at potlucks, getting comedic cameos in movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and making noteworthy appearances on The Great...

MS Roald Amundsen

Hurtigruten to hold Antarctic ceremony

Christened by ice Hurtigruten Seattle, Wash. Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, will christen the world’s first hybrid electric–powered expedition cruise ship this fall in Antarctica. MS Roald Amundsen was named after the...

Lake Mills, Iowa’s own Nissedal

During this town’s sesquicentennial year, we look at its very Norwegian origins Jim Dietz-Kilen Lake Mills, Iowa This is the sesquicentennial year for Lake Mills, a town that straddles the south side of Iowa’s...

Midtsommer Gala

Midtsommmer at Norway House

Fundraising, fun, & flair Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American In recent weeks, I’ve learned that when Minnesotans do something, they go all out. First, I got to experience Syttende Mai in Minneapolis, and...

A vision of the mid-century mother

New at Norway House Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. Wayzata, Minn.-born Judy Olausen entered the University of Minnesota planning to study architecture. When a class she planned to take was full, she substituted a course...

Viggo Forde

Meet Viggo Forde

Washington and Idaho’s new Honorary Consul is “humbled and honored” to serve Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American 2018 was a sad year for Norwegian Americans in the Pacific Northwest with the passing of...

Norway supports Norway House

The Norwegian government has pledged NOK 1.5 million toward new event center Norway House Minneapolis, Minn. Norway has pledged NOK 1.5 million (around $175,000) to Norway House in Minneapolis. The funds will help to...