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a fishing boat sailing in a fjord with mountains in the background

A World War II thriller

Rigmor Swenson tells the little-known story of the risky rescue of Norway’s national gold from Norway to Canada during the Nazi invasion in April 1940.

Movie poster for Passage to Sweden with a boat with a Swedish flag and two men

Passage to Sweden

A new documentary from Suzannah Warlick tells the story of the European Jews that escaped to freedom through Sweden during World War II.

FDR and Crown Princess Märtha during FDR's "Look to Norway" speech

Editor’s Notes

We “Look to Norway” in this special issue sharing 17th of May photos from subscribers, a reminder of the special relationship between Norway and the U.S.

Children to eat more fish

A new program from Norway’s Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs aims to improve nutrition and dietary habits with seafood for children.

a headshot of Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland hedret

The University of Tromsø awarded an honorary doctorate to Gro Harlem Brundtland, humanitarian and Norway’s first female prime minister.

a man walking towards passport control at an airport

Travel starts to open up

The Norwegian government eased entry restrictions for travelers arriving from the UK, EEA, and Schengen countries with low infection rates.

the Norwegian royal family waves from the balcony of the Royal Palace in Oslo

Kongefamilien hilser fra slottet

The royal family, keeping tradition, greeted the Norwegian people from the palace balcony on May 17, despite rainy weather and restricted crowds.