Tagged: Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association

Christmastime in Bergen

It’s Christmastime in Bergen!

From gingerbread to lights to music, Norway’s second city fills yuletide with wonder Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American No one has ever said that I’m not lucky—and what could be more fortunate than...

A string quartet to cross oceans

Artists from Seattle and Bergen to make beautiful music together in holiday tour Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American A few years ago, Reidun Horvei, a well-known classical trained folksinger from Voss in Hordaland,...

Sisters for 50 years

Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association celebrates with Grieg Gala Jubilee Extravaganza with Norwegian guest stars Special Release Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association The Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association is well known for its musical programs, so when...

Put on your walking shoes

Sister City Association leads Seattle on a local tour with a Scandinavian perspective Lori Ann Reinhall Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association Seattle and Bergen share a great deal in common, so it’s no coincidence that...

Honoring the past & celebrating the present

Seattle and Bergen mark 50 years of friendship with Sister City Golden Jubilee Special Release Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association On September 11, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower convened his White House Conference on citizen...

A tale of two cities

Seattle Sister City Association renews its relationship with Bergen and Edvard Grieg Special Release Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower created the people-to-people exchange program between Americans and citizens of other...