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A new approach to rhubarb

A fresh and satisfying dessert highlights this spring delight without much sugar Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Spring is officially here with the rhubarb harvest. I’ve been a rhubarb enthusiast since I...

Comics 05/17

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Daddy’s here! Daddy play! Building a tower? — Look what a nice tower! — She’s playing nicely with the others now. Try going for a little walk! — I’m...

17th of May

Barneblad: 17 fun facts about 17. Mai!

A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall The 17th of May is a day of fun and celebration for children and adults alike with colorful...

A new patriotism

Syttende Mai memories Egil Oftedal Escondido, Calif. I remember May 8, 1945. I had heard that the German Occupation of Norway was over. I ran to downtown Sandnes, where I saw the German soldiers...

A modern take on Nordic Impressions

This abbreviated version of the Washington, D.C., exhibit is filled with color and texture Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The American Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) in New York was founded by Danish-American philanthropist Niels Poulson in...

Translating Mellom bakkar og berg

A song of celebration Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American How do you translate a song? How do you convey the meaning, follow the song’s meter, and retain the beauty of the language? When...

And the winner is…

Caroline Moore of Brooklyn is crowned the 64th Miss Norway of Greater New York Lars Nilsen Norwegian Immigration Association On April 14, a traditional contest was held at the Norwegian Christian Home and Health...

Tales of Norway

Move aside, cotton-candy haired trolls

Tales from Norway: of Vikings, Gods, Giants and Trolls tells Norse mythology like it is Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. It is nice to have a children’s book dedicated to Norwegian mythology rooted in fact....