Category: Norway Near You

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,...

The Bird Catcher

GSFF presents

The Bird Catcher Garden State Film Festival Asbury Park, N.J. The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will kick off this year’s screenings of over 240 independent films from around the globe with...

Torske Klubben fellowships

Torske Klubben awards fellowships

Submitted by Gary G. Erickson Norway Lake, Sunburg, Minn. The Minneapolis Men’s Torske Klubben awarded five fellowship grants totaling $80,000 for the 2018-2019 academic year, providing support to graduate students with high academic achievement...

The future of the past

New Viking discoveries are the topic of CLU’s Nordic Spirit Symposium Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles With state-of-the-art space technology, Viking Age history will never be the same! We now know that the era...

Haaland takes office

Norwegian American Deb Haaland makes history as one of the first Native American women in US Congress Felicia Salazar Office of Congresswoman Deb Haaland Editor’s note: Though celebrated primarily for her Native American heritage,...