Tagged: Norway in the U.S.

Arctic neighbors

Norwegian and Swedish ambassadors make week-long visit to Alaska By David Moe Norwegian American Weekly During the week of June 20, the people of Alaska had important visitors from Scandinavia: Norway’s Ambassador to the...

Honoring a legend

New endowed professorship at PLU honors beloved professor Audun Toven At Pacific Lutheran University’s Syttende Mai celebration in Tacoma, Wash., President Loren J. Anderson heralded the day and then paused for a very appropriate,...

Through Hell Gate to The Promised Land

Anne Elisebeth Skogen tells the story of the first Norwegian emigrants in her performance “Through Hell Gate to the Promised Land” “Through Hell Gate to The Promised Land” is a storytelling performance by Anne...

Looking at the whys and therefores

Norwegian exchange students talk about their experiences as high school students in Minnesota By Gary Erickson Norwegian American Weekly Foreign high school student exchange has taken place between the U.S. and Norway at least...

Stavanger Symphony comes to Big Apple

Symphony plays at Carnegie Hall under the patronage of HRH Crown Prince Haakon By Bill Osmundsen Norwegian American Weekly Over 100 strong, the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra – including 40 musicians, 30 patrons (traveling with...

Bærumkoret in the Midwest

Bærumkoret is a mixed choir from Bærum, Norway, just outside of the capital city of Oslo. In late May and early June of 2011, after years of anticipation, the choir will be touring and...

It's a Matter of Pride for Norway's Krohn

This year Anders “The Viking” Krohn is taking a giant step closer to his goal of becoming only the second Norwegian race car driver to compete in the world’s greatest auto race, the Indianapolis...

Wearing your values

Oleana’s co-founder Signe Aarhus talks about entrepreneurship in Tacoma, Wash. By Kelsey Larson Special to the Norwegian American Weekly “Everybody was saying, look at this funny thing Oleana has done. Everybody was laughing.” On...