Tagged: Seattle

LEIF - Newfoundland

The saga of LEIF

Seattle-based foundation commemorates Viking settlements with Leif Erikson statues Leif Erikson International Foundation As hobbies go, it’s rare. So rare, in fact, that no one else has taken on the task of giving statues...

Nordic Heritage Museum

Saying farewell to a beloved building

Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum upgrades its space, but the old digs will be missed: After nearly 40 years, the Nordic Heritage Museum closed one set of doors after Yulefest last November. The museum first opened in the old Daniel Webster School on 30th Avenue and N.W. 67th in Ballard in 1980.

Sisters for 50 years

The 2017 Seattle-Bergen Sister City Association Grieg Gala Jubilee Extravaganza at Ballard First Lutheran Church in Seattle features Bergen guest artists soprano Reidun Horvei and Inger-Kristine Riber on the piano, together with the the Grieg Gala Festival Quartet.

Put on your walking shoes

The Seattle-Bergen Sister City will tour historical Scandinavian sites on its Annual Seven Hills Walk through Seattle in an events that is based on a similar hike through the seven mountains in Bergen, Norway.

Dancing from Wisconsin to Washington

Stoughton, Wisconsin, high school Norwegian Dancers perform in Ballard this March Special Release Leif Erikson Lodge Leif Erikson Lodge and Leikarringen of Leif Erikson Lodge, Sons of Norway, are proud to sponsor the Norwegian...