Norsk 101’s Christie Ericson writes about Shrovetide, Lent, Easter, and the many traditions and meanings behind them in Norway and the world.
Category: Norsk Språk
The Norwegian government chooses Anniken Huitfeldt as the next ambassador to the United States, according to several media organizations.
The Norwegian Tourist Association warns that Norwegian municipalities must stop the destruction of nature and implement new policies.
Christie Ericson writes about getting to know the idea and feelings of Norwegian koselig or feeling of being cozy, especially in the winter.
Queen Sonja gives a speech in honor of her grandson Prince Sverre Magnus, who celebrated his 18th birthday at the royal palace in Oslo, Norway.
Norsk 101’s Christie Ericson writes about a favorite Christmas story, Snekker Andersen og Julenissen (Carpenter Andersen and Santa Claus).
The leaders of the political parties at the Norwegian parliament are all women, and they gathered for a historic meeting on Oct. 18.
Gangstad Gårdsysteri Nidelven Blå blue cheese from Trøndelag, Norway, was named the world’s best cheese at the 2023 world cheese championships.
Norsk 101’s Christie Ericson writes about Nordic festivals and markets that take place throughout the year in the United States and Norway.
Norway’s Oscar-nomination committee chooses the documentary Fedrelandet (The Fatherland) by filmmaker Margreth Olin for the 96th Academy Awards.
The Norwegian government considers increasing monetary aid to Gaza, while opposition parties argue for reevaluating aid to Palestinians.
In her Norsk 101 column, Christie Ericson writes about her weeklong retreat at Vesterheim’s Folk Art Apprentice Program in Decorah, Iowa.