Eric Nelson receives Royal Order of Merit

King Harald V recognizes National Nordic Museum CEO On July 18, King Harald V of Norway awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Knight First Class, to Executive Director/CEO Eric Nelson for his longstanding work advancing Norwegian-American relations. The honor was presented to Nelson by Norway’s Ambassador to the United States Anniken R. Krutnes during a ceremony at the National Nordic Museum in Seattle. In attendance was Gov. Jay Inslee, Viggo Forde, honorary consul of Norway for the Pacific Northwest, and more than 300 supporters and friends of the museum. “It is my gre
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NTB (Norsk Telegrambyrå), the Norwegian News Agency, is a press agency and wire service that serves most of the largest Norwegian media outlets. The agency is located in Oslo and has bureaus in Brussels, Belgium, and Tromsø in northern Norway

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