Tagged: Scandinavia

Scandinavia not top for tourism

Travelers prefer countries outside Scandinavia, a new survey shows Sarah Bostock & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner One in three of Norway’s travel companies think 2015 will be a good year domestically, but travelers prefer...

Scandinavian mystery novels are hot with readers

It is a world of bleak twilights and tortured souls. A world of cold dawns and dour sleuths. A world of frozen lakes and repressed detectives. A world of winters and losers.  Yet as...

Thumbs up for Norwegian films Down Under

Starting October 16 through November 1, Norwegian features Max Manus and The Man who loved Yngve will be screened at the Nordic Film Festival in the Australian cities of Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. The...

Nobel glory awaits handful of top scientists

Next week a select few will get a $1.4 million phone call from Scandinavia. Others will learn that they once again were passed over by the Nobel Prize judges, writes AP. Starting Monday Oct....

Nordic Lights Film Festival in Seattle, Washington

The Nordic Heritage Museum is pleased to present the first annual Nordic Lights Film Festival! Join us Oct. 23-25 for contemporary, award-winning films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden to SIFF Cinema at...

The New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

The Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle, WA is in the midst of the most exciting transformation since its founding in 1980. After 25 years in its current home, the Museum is embarking on a...

Scandinavian boxoffice improves this year

COLOGNE, Germany — Local hits “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” and “Max Manus” kept the boxoffice sunny in Scandinavia in the first half of 2009. Ticket sales in Sweden jumped 26.8% to 7.6...

Nord Star Boats now available in the U.S.

A European boat dubbed “the Ultimate fuel efficient Sport Utility Vessel” was introduced to the American market last fall. The craft, the Nord Star Patrol, manufactured in Finland, has been hailed for its “impressive comfort,...