Tagged: Kvinesdal

A day’s tour through Kvinesdal

Known for its Utvandrer festivalen, Kvinesdal offers museums, arts, and an immigrant connection Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. For the past four years I have been attending The American Festival in Vanse, which takes place...

Norway celebrates 4th of July

  In late June and early July, Independence Day is celebrated in several locations in Southern Norway.  The American Festival in Lista takes place every June. Lista is unusual in not only sending many emigrants...

New film about the “Child Wanderings” in Norway

Penelope Film in Kristiansand, Norway are now producing the largest Norwegian family movie production. The film YOHAN, in both Norwegian and English, will be released August 2009. The film is based on the real life experiences...