Russ, the annual bacchanal for graduating high school seniors, is off to an uncertain start as students nationwide navigate COVID-19 restrictions.
With COVID-19 cases rising, the state has restricted 17th of May celebrations and canceled the children’s parade for the second year in a row.
Since before Easter, tourists have been coming to Hammerfest hoping to catch sight of the region’s new local celebrity: a rare visiting walrus.
Gustav Vigeland’s famous sculpture “Sinnataggen” (“The Angry Boy”) has been removed from Frogner Park for repairs after it was vandalized.
The Norwegian Government Pension Fund, has invested in a major Dutch wind-power project, part of its commitment to renewable energy.
With COVID-19 infections rising and a new lockdown in Oslo, the 17th of May children’s parade has been canceled for the second year in a row.
Demonstrations in protest of vaccines, COVID-19 measures, and restrictions have taken place in Oslo, Bergen, and Trondheim.
The Norwegian parliament has once again been the victim of a cyber attack connected to vulnerabilities with Microsoft Exchange software.
Norwegians will be allowed to visit their mountain cabins for Easter, but many are advised to follow the same COVID-19 restrictions as at home.
Laila Simon reflects on her experience attending her cousin’s Norwegian wedding in Kongsvinger, a celebration that mixed the traditional and the modern.