January 14, 2019

Viking Magazine: Articles to Enjoy Again or for the First Time

As we ring in the New Year, let’s take a look at some of our favorite Viking magazine articles from 2018.

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January 13, 2019

If Our Founders Could See Sons of Norway Today

No doubt: Those hearty Norwegians who founded Sons of Norway back in 1895 can be considered visionaries for forging the cornerstone of what would become a 50,000-member financial and international cultural organization.

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January 12, 2019

Oslo for History Buffs

 If you’re making plans to visit Norway, check out the January issue of Viking magazine. It’s brimming with travel advice, expert tips and recommendations for exploring Norway from north to south. For history buffs visiting Oslo, here are our favorite spots to check out.

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January 12, 2019

Happy “Norwegian” New Year

As the New Year’s celebrations end, standard resolutions quickly come to mind. They may include getting back on track with fitness goals or gaining better control of your finances. But this year, why not keep Norway at the heart of your New Year's resolutions?  

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December 15, 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. Read more in Viking magazine's December issue. 

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December 12, 2018

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.

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December 12, 2018

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.

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December 10, 2018

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.

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November 30, 2018

It's Cookie Time!

Christmas is right around the corner. It’s time to make some sweet memories in the kitchen. Here’s a roundup of some of Viking magazine’s favorite holiday cookie recipes.

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November 29, 2018

Nordic Community Embraces its Heritage, Gives Thanks, Gives to Others

The 34th Annual Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast was a wonderful success. In fact, nearly 900 attended the event, and funds raised for the event’s charities, Second Harvest Heartland and the Minnesota Military Family Foundation, currently total more than $ 22,000. 

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