Tagged: Tromsø

Hurtigruten offers Reindeer Races and Ice Hotels

This winter, Hurtigruten invites guests to experience Norwegian culture with six distinctive theme vacations, each of which feature a sailing along Norway’s stunning 1,250-mile west coast between Bergen and Kirkenes, above the Arctic Circle,...

Visit Norway Sweepstakes 2009

Win a trip for two—and run the Midnight Sun Marathon in Tromsø, Norway in 2010! Enter to win from September 15th to October 15. If you are the lucky winner, you and a friend...

See you at Norwegian Festival in New York City!

The 15th annual Norwegian Festival will take place on Saturday Oct. 3 in beautiful Central Park. The Norwegian Festival is a great day for kids and families. Last year, over 7,000 runners took part in...

Order of St. Olav to Sami artist Mari Boine

The Norwegian Sami musician Mari Boine has been appointed Knight of 1. class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav, reports the BarentsObserver. His Majesty the King has in his evaluation emphasized Boine’s many-sidedness...

Chess: Kasparov and Carlsen in Oslo

A scheduled training session with Garry Kasparov (Russia) and Magnus Carlsen (Norway) was used as an occasion to meet the Norwegian press, reports Chessbase.com The two sat down for a friendly game against Education Minister...