Tagged: Hamar

Celebrate Christmas with the Norwegians

Princess Märtha Louise brings Christmas greetings to 100 million Americans For Norwegians and Americans dazzled by the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994, NRK’s Christmas concert from Hamar will surely bring memories. Since 2004,...

In the footsteps of early immigrants

A tour through Brooklyn remembers the past By Berit Hessen Norwegian American Weekly On Oct. 9, 1825 Cleng Peerson (the father of the Norwegian Immigration to America) who hailed from Tysvær, greeted 52 Norwegians...

Handcart statue placed in Norway

Descendants of sculptor donate replica of art piece to museum  By Allen P. Gerritsen – www.ldschurchnews.com OTTESTAD, NORWAY – The “Handcart Pioneers” statue, familiar to most Latter-day Saints and to millions of visitors to Temple Square...

Norwegian renowned architect Sverre Fehn has died

One of Norway’s best known architects, Sverre Fehn has died at the age of 84. Among his best known works is the Norwegian Glacier Museum (1991) in Fjærland. Fehn has receeived a number of international...