Tagged: Ballard

Nordic Heritage Museum

Saying farewell to a beloved building

Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum upgrades its space, but the old digs will be missed Eric Stavney Seattle After nearly 40 years, the Nordic Heritage Museum closed one set of doors after Yulefest last November....

Grieg Gala resonates throughout Ballard

Seattle-Bergen Sister City’s Grieg Gala brings the songs and sounds of Norway to Seattle Special Release Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association For those in and about Ballard these days, it’s hard not to notice that...

"We are all Norwegians Tonight"

Hundreds of people came out to the Nordic Heritage Museum on Tuesday, July 26, to mourn and pray for the many killed in the twin terrorist attacks in Norway and to stand with Norway...

Norwegian Ladies live in Ballard and Norway

After falling in love on a trip to Trondheim, Norway with the Norwegian Ladies Chorus, Caroline Sleipnes Kjenstad sadly gave up the singing group to move to the Scandinavian country. “I miss her,” Victoria...

The New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

The Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle, WA is in the midst of the most exciting transformation since its founding in 1980. After 25 years in its current home, the Museum is embarking on a...

Ballard celebrates its 120th year of Syttende Mai

This year’s 120th Ballard celebration of the 17th of May, commonly known as “Syttende Mai,” Norway’s Constitution Day, will be a mix of Norwegian and American Culture. By Allison Espiritu – Ballardnewstribune.com The community, which...