Tagged: Denmark

Charmed by Copenhagen’s history & hygge

Beyond Norway David Nikel Trondheim, Norway If my last column about the failed ship, subway art, idyllic archipelago, crime fiction tours, and ABBA museum of Stockholm didn’t inspire you, perhaps Copenhagen will be more...

A sailing adventure

Harald Hansen Mountain Home, Ark. Part of our childhood we grew up in Farsund, a small town that in those days was about a day’s drive from Kristiansand. Small towns like that don’t have...

Nordea raises growth forecast

Recent months have seen a strong international recovery, and Nordea revises up its expectations to the 2011 growth outlook. – The global economy came out of 2010 in even better shape than we expected,...

Joint Nordic research on the offensive: Look to the Nordics!

“The Nordic countries have a good chance of influencing European research and innovation policy initiatives in areas where there is a common Nordic approach,” says Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of the Nordic research organisation NordForsk....

Almost half controlled by Nordic countries

Owners in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland made up 48 per cent of the foreign-controlled enterprises in Norway in 2008. Sweden was the largest owner measured in number of enterprises. The Nordic countries jointly...

Nordic Film Fest in Austin, Texas

The American-Scandinavian Foundation Texas Associates (ASFTA) announces the seventh annual Nordic Film Fest to be held on Saturday, February 27th at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum’s Spirit of Texas Theater. The films...

Ten years of working life research evaluated

Over the course of nearly ten years, and at a price tag of over NOK 200 million, researchers have been studying Norwegian working life. What have been the results? At the request of the...

Automotive Structures divestment completed

The sale of Hydro’s Automotive Structures business to the Germany-based Benteler Group has been finalized. The unit’s 1,200 employees joined Benteler on January 1. Automotive Structures was part of Hydro’s Automotive sector in the...

Scandinavia House presents 4 Nordic Oscar Nominees

January 5, 6, 14, & 15, 2010 Each film screened twice: 6:30 pm & 9 pm Series Pass: $34 ($22 ASF Members); Individual Tickets: $10 ($7 ASF Members Scandinavia House presents a special sneak...