Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sons of Norway Unveils Nordic Protector

Have you heard that Sons of Norway has a new product for members who are looking for a great way to protect both their family and their legacy, called Nordic Protector? This is an essential product, especially when you consider that a large percentage of Americans are either not prepared to take on the financial responsibilities associated with a funeral or [...]

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“Alt for Norge”

Thanks to the award-winning reality television show “Alt for Norge” it’s never been so exciting for Americans to connect with their Norwegian heritage. The show puts Norwegian-American contestants through a set of fun challenges in hopes of winning the chance to meet their relatives and $50,000. The February issue of Viking goes behind the scenes of with the show’s producers and [...]

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Norwegian Chef Wins Bocuse d’Or 2015

In January, Norway chef Ørjan Johannessen won the world’s most prestigious food competition, Bocuse d’Or, in Lyon, France. The contest, created by Paul Bocuse in 1987, rewards the best chef among 24 international candidates. Traditionally, Scandinavians have come out on top. This is the fifth time a Norwegian has won. Johannessen, 29, follows in the footsteps of previous Norwegian gold medal [...]

By |February 13th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Norwegian Chef Wins Bocuse d’Or 2015

The Minnesota Trilogy

Do you love Scandinavian crime fiction? Be sure to check out books by celebrated Norwegian mystery writer Vidar Sundstøl. In the February 2015 issue of Viking, we feature a Q&A with Sundstøl on page 46. He’s the author of seven novels, but is probably best known for his Minnesota Trilogy. The three books showcase his affinity for the North Shore of [...]

By |February 10th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on The Minnesota Trilogy