March 20, 2017

Sons of Norway is Looking Forward

Sons of Norway Headquarters is pleased to announce the launch of its 2017 recruitment campaign – a revamped and expanded Founders Day Awards. With our 125th anniversary fast approaching, the new campaign reinforces the vision of Sons of Norway’s founders for an organization that celebrates its roots while continuing to look toward the future. 

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March 7, 2017

Put Your Web and Creative Skills to Work at Sons of Norway

Sons of Norway is seeking a Website and Graphic Design Specialist with strong project management, customer service and communication skills to join our team.

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February 27, 2017

Norgesskolen Discount Available to Sons of Norway Members

Through a partnership with Norwegians Worldwide, Sons of Norway members receive a special membership discount at Norgesskolen, and a one-year free membership in Norwegians Worldwide.

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February 17, 2017

5 Facts about Norway’s King

February 21 marks the 80th birthday of His Majesty King Harald V of Norway. In honor of this special occasion, here are five facts you might not know about the monarch. 

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February 16, 2017

Sons of Norway Seeks Communications Specialist

Sons of Norway is seeking a Communications Specialist with strong writing and event planning skills to join our team.

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February 12, 2017

One-of-a-Kind Ride Along

You may not know it, but Norway has the distinction of having a one-of-a-kind police unit--the Reinpolitiet (Reindeer Police). Those unfamiliar with the duties of this group of officers may find the idea of reindeer policing a bit peculiar, however the mission of this unit is an important one. 

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February 12, 2017

2017 Named the Year of Indigenous Art and Thought

The Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) is celebrating 2017 as the Year of Indigenous Art and Thought. Established in 2001 by Norway’s Ministries of Culture and Foreign affairs, the independent nonprofit foundation aims to feature Norwegian artists from around the globe and promote worldwide collaboration among artists. This year’s theme is timed to coincide with the 100th Jubilee of the first Sami congress, which was held by Swedish and Norwegian Sami Feb. 6-9, 1917, in Tråante (the Sami name for Trondheim). 

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February 12, 2017

Young Norwegian Home in D.C. as Top Embassy Chef

In January the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C., welcomed its new Executive Chef, Trym Brannvoll Ullerud. At the age of 23, Ullerud is already an accomplished chef and is excited to take on new culinary challenges in the U.S. Capitol.

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February 10, 2017

Be My Valentine

Love is in the air, and Valentine’s Day is our annual opportunity to express that sentiment. We provide for our loved ones from day one by giving food, shelter and affection—basic human instinct in the early years with our own children.

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January 24, 2017

More With Rick Steves

In the January 2017 issue of Viking, we highlight renowned author, television host and travel expert Rick Steves about his passion for Scandinavia. Read more from the interview here.

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