Tagged: Norwegian culture

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DC fifth graders learn about Norway

Waffles, heart ornaments, and chocolate sweeten the Embassy Adoption Program Christine Foster Meloni Washington, D.C. The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington is participating again this year in the popular Embassy Adoption Program, a partnership...

Norwegian politeness?

One researcher claims Norwegians are polite in their own special way The Local They may not say hello on the bus or make small talk in supermarket lines, but Norwegians have their own way...

Norway, more than Ibsen and Grieg

Norway’s Ambassador to the US discusses the international impact of his nation’s culture Ambassador Kåre Aas Washington, D.C. In early February, acclaimed writer and playwright Jon Fosse’s play Someone is Going to Come drew...

Is Norway a multicultural country?

Whether the nation qualifies or not depends on how one defines “multiculturalism” Leslee Lane Hoyum Rockford, Minn. Having grown up in the United States, I generally view our nation as a melting pot, populated...

Working Waterfront Festival features Norwegian culture

Annual event explores the cultural diversity of New England’s working ports Slated for September 25 & 26, the 2010 Working Waterfront Festival will  present an expanded look at the ethnic diversity of the region’s...

Humanities Iowa awards $5,000 to Vesterheim Museum

Humanities Iowa (HI), the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, awarded $5,000 to the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah for a program titled “Sacred Symbols, Ceremonial Cloth.”  The grant was one...