Monthly Archives: December 2018

Celebrating Vigeland

As 2019 approaches, the city of Oslo is preparing for the 150th birthday celebration of Norway’s most famous sculptor: Gustav Vigeland. Institutions around Norway are preparing to celebrate with a lineup of installations and celebrations. Keep an eye out for these events: Anniversary Exhibition Vigeland Museum Opens April 11, 2019 Traveling Exhibition Norway’s National Museum On display though 2020 Summer Vigeland Showcase [...]

By |December 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Not For Home Page|Tags: , |Comments Off on Celebrating Vigeland

Make Merry Memories with Norwegian Traditions

From decorating the Christmas tree to leaving milk and cookies out for Santa Claus, Christmas traditions are a great way to embrace your heritage in unique ways and enjoy the holiday season. Here are a few surprising or unusual Norwegian Christmas traditions you can try with the whole family.   Almond hunt One of the more popular Norwegian customs is to [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Make Merry Memories with Norwegian Traditions

Journey Across Norway on the World’s Most Scenic Train Ride

Known for being northern Europe’s longest stretch of railway, the Bergen Railway in Norway is a seven-hour trip crossing one of Europe’s mightiest mountain ranges. Voted one of the world’s best train rides by Lonely Planet, you’ll get to travel alongside snow-covered mountains and waterfalls as you make your way to Oslo. Built between 1875 and 1909, the Bergen Railway runs [...]

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Courage, Confidence and Character Gained through Nordic Sports

Barneloppet (youth ski race) season is coming up fast, and young Sons of Norway members who live in snowy regions are preparing to participate. Should the seeds of competition be planted, their dreams of an Olympic or World Cup podium could become a future reality. The good news: There’s an entity as enthusiastic as Sons of Norway is about fresh air, [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Not For Home Page|Comments Off on Courage, Confidence and Character Gained through Nordic Sports
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