Tagged: entertainment

Max Manus now available in North America

Norway’s World War II biopic “Max Manus: Man of War”  available on DVD in the North American format starting June 28 A rousing historical epic of  the remarkable story of one of Europe’s most...

ScandiTV to Launch in United States and Canada

ScandiTV, a new service and the #1 provider of Scandinavian television channels and movies for adults and children in North America, officially launches on August 1, 2010. ScandiTV, based in California, is dedicated to...

Spellemannspris winners

Winners of the prestigious Spellemannspris Awards; the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy were announced this weekend. Hot-tipped, platinum selling outfit Donkeyboy took home three awards at this weekend’s Spellemannspris Awards; the Norwegian equivalent to...

a-ha to support new talent

Out of their own pockets, pop icons a-ha are to donate NOK four million and give stage presence at this year’s farewell tour to four up and coming acts. “When we were starting out,...

Maria Mena to the UK

One of Norway’s most successful pop artists, Maria Mena, will finally make her debut in the UK this spring. At 23 years old Norwegian singer Maria Mena, already has a wealth of experience, awards...

Sondre Lerche heads out on U.S. tour

Early February sees pop icon Sondre Lerche touring the U.S. with his critically celebrated new album Heartbeat Radio. Born and raised in Bergen, Norway, Lerche has been living in New York for several years,...

Eurovision 2009 received prestigious award

We all know that the best entertainment TV-show in the world is the Eurovision Song Contest, but the perhaps a bit hidden side behind it is that it’s also very much valued by professionals...

Norwegian films at the 2010 Berlinale

Three Norwegian features and one short film is selected for the 60th International Film Festival in Berlin and an international jury has selected Norwegian actor Anders Baasmo Christiansen as the only Scandinavian Shooting Star....