Tagged: Tromsø

Trumpet meditations

Grieg Society brings Arctic duo to Seattle Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American 2017 marked the founding of Seattle’s new Northwest Edvard Grieg Society, and after a series of intimate house concerts, the group...

Where to spend a sunny day in Tromsø

Tromsø offers plenty of scenic places, but the Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden is special Vanessa Brune Tromsø, Norway I’ve never really been one to care much about flowers—that is, until I came to Tromsø. Of...

Travel Hacking through Norway

Maximize your fun (and value) in Norway with Scott Meyer’s travel tips and expertise By Christy Olsen Field, Norwegian American Weekly Traveling in Norway is a lifelong dream for many Norwegian-Americans to see their...

We hereby plant our beloved flag at the South Pole

The centennial anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s arrival at the South Pole was commemorated Dec. 14, 2011. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon was in attendance at the festivities in the city of Tromsø, known...

Stork damages Norwegian plane

A Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737-300, from London Gatwick, EN (UK) to Tromsø (Norway), was on initial climb about 20 seconds after liftoff on Aug. 8, when the airplane flew through a number of...

Röyksopp to perform at The Øya Festival

Röyksopp will be playing one of their few 2009 gigs in the Medieval Park during the Øya Festival (Aug. 11 – 15). When Norway’s biggest electronica success ever hits the stage on Saturday August...