Tagged: Parade

Celebrating the 17th, Brooklyn Style

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The 17th of May in Brooklyn is not relegated to just one day. It begins with the Norwegian Christian Home’s annual event, always held on the day itself. This year,...

New York City’s festive Halloween parade

Hundreds of participants including Vikings march in this wild four-hour extravaganza Donald V. Mehus New York New York City’s grand and glorious Halloween Parade, now celebrating its 41st year, will be held—as always—for some...

Leading the parade

Arlene Bakke Rutuelo will head Brooklyn’s Ragamuffin Parade as Person of the Year Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Arlene Bakke Rutuelo, one of the proprietors of Nordic Delicacies in Bay Ridge Brooklyn, will once again...

Leif Erickson parade showcases Viking pride

The start time is early and the parade route is short, to say the least. But that didn’t matter to the roughly 30 people who turned out Sunday morning for Durham’s annual Leif Erickson...

Norway celebrates Labor Day

Today, Friday May 1 is Labor Day in Norway, a public holiday with parades and speeches.  By Rolleiv Solholm – Norway Post Labor Day begins with the hoisting of the flag at the town town square or another...

Celebrate Syttende Mai with Vesterheim Museum

DECORAH, Iowa — Celebrate Syttende Mai, Norway’s “Constitution Day,” at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, with free museum admission on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday May 17. On Saturday May 16, there will be a children’s...