Mayor Marte Mjøs Persen sends a special greeting to Bergen’s sister city Seattle and the readers of The Norwegian American.
Oslo architect and city planner Ellen de Vibe talks about the importance of public spaces and “cathedral thinking” for future generations.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall draws on the wisdom of Austrian author Hugo von Hoffmannsthal to reflect on the importance of heritage.
Jim Nelson talks about the value of learning Norwegian, which led to a life full of surprising opportunities, both in the United States and Norway.
The former rapporteur on the United Nations Human Rights Council, discusses the importance of and threats to freedom of expression worlwide.
Håvard Sandvik of the Norway-America Association underlines the importance of international exchange, especially during the time of COVID-19.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall introduces the 2020 Education Issue to her readers, stressing that education is a lifelong pursuit.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall wishes readers a magical summer, as we continue to weather the storm of COVID-19 and look to a bright future.
John Erik Stacy talks about the vital importance of wearing a mask during the coronavirus pandemic, with an appeal beyond politics.
Member of Norwegian Parliament Norunn Tveiten Benestad discusses the importance of Nordic cooperation, both for its history and the future.