Tagged: Røros

A window into food culture

In photos: Takk for Maten author Whitney Love takes us on Food Safari in the tasty and picturesque town of Røros Whitney Love Stavanger, Norway Røros, Norway, has long been on the foodie map...

Dog sleds crossed the Norwegian – Russian border

Monday April 6 was an historic day; racing dog sleds crossed the Norwegian – Russian border for the first time since before the cold war. In March 2010 the 3112 kilometers long Arctic Barents Race...

Cultural cooperation between Egypt and Norway

Egypt and Norway have agreed to initiate cultural cooperation in some specific fields, including the intangible cultural heritage, creativity, arts and culture for children and youth and literary translation. This is the main outcome...

New Arctic Barents Race from Norway to Russia

On Tuesday Feb. 24 organizers from Russia and Norway met in Røros to plan the longest dog sled race in the world; “The Arctic Barents Race”. The first race, that will take place in...

In search of isolation in the home of the mountain kings

The village of Røros huddles amid the fells of Norway’s high country in the eerie, crepuscular half-light. Winking lights illuminate the wooden houses of ochre, orange and weather-scarred dark timber, keeping at bay the...