Tagged: Victoria Hofmo

Christmas in NYC with Scandinavian twists

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Christmas in New York is a delight. When paired with Scandinavian twists, it cannot be beat. So many elements associated with jul originated in the Nordic countries, so it seems...

What’s the endgame?

Norwegians dominating in chess Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Chess has had a long hold on the Norse. The Vikings created detailed ivory pieces for the game, meticulously and beautifully carved walrus tusk, a precious...

LIU scores with Norwegians

An interview with Blackbirds Co-Captain Christopher Bjarre Solbakken Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Much has been made of the fact that though soccer is popular throughout the world, it does not have the same toehold...

Varangian trade routes

Sharing more than borders

Scandinavia and Russia have deep ties Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. The connection between Scandinavia and Russia extends far beyond the borders they share. The very name Russia is derived from Rus, a tribe of...

Gudrun Sjödén

Fashion in living color

Designer Gudrun Sjödén conquers a sea of black with fantastical clothes for real people Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. In a world where fashion influences quickly travel across borders, it’s no wonder that Swedish designer...

An emigrant journey in fashion

A Venezuelan-Norwegian fashionista in NY Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Venezuela and raised in Norway, Jhan-Carlo David Herrera Ferrando studied fashion design at the prestigious Central Saint Martins in London and ESMOD in...

What Will Folk Say?

What Will People Say

Powerful film explores the clash of cultures faced by some Pakistani Norwegians Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. As a New Yorker, I have been surrounded by multiculturalism since I can remember. Everyone in the neighborhood...

Mark Sandberg on Ibsen’s architecture

When a house is not a home Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Theatre for a New Audience has been producing theatrical masterworks throughout New York City for over 30 years, and in 2013 the theater...