Tagged: Alaska

Norwegian Notes

Three musicians come together in Alaska to showcase Norway’s traditional music Terje Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska She leans forward into the mike when she sings, her face framed by long blond hair. In her Sunnmøre...

New Alaskan consul

Norwegian-American and lifelong Alaskan appointed Norway’s new Honorary Consul in Alaska Terje Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska Lise Kristiansen Falskow, a lifelong Alaskan who holds dual Norwegian and U.S. citizenship, has been appointed as the new...

King Harald greets Alaska

Ted Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska With his interest in the lands of the north and climate change, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has long been interested in visiting Alaska. He had an opportunity...

Arctic neighbors

Norwegian and Swedish ambassadors make week-long visit to Alaska By David Moe Norwegian American Weekly During the week of June 20, the people of Alaska had important visitors from Scandinavia: Norway’s Ambassador to the...

Norway's Heroes & Zeroes tour New York and Alaska

Since their humble live debut Heroes & Zeroes have mesmerized audiences all over Norway, touring extensively and playing the main stages of some of Norway’s biggest music festivals. This month they are ready to...

She follows the waters

Astrid Tollefsen documents the voices from the final Norwegian emigration By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly The ocean has been central to Norwegian-American relations since day one. To many, it was merely a...