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The mission of Sons of Norway is to promote and to preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, to celebrate our relationship with other Nordic countries, and provide quality insurance and financial products to our members.

Berry Cool

Looking to beat the heat with some sweet treats? In Viking’s August 2018 issue, Norwegian baker and food stylist Paul Lowe  (aka Sweet Paul) shows us how with his blackberry and raspberry striped ice pops.

August 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

August is for Family

Happy National Family Fun Month! With school almost back [...]

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Midnight Sun Adventures

Have you ever wondered what causes the midnight sun to occur? Check out the August issue of Viking magazine to learn about the science behind the phenomenon. Hint: It’s all about Earth’s axial tilt towards the sun.

August 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Norway Tops the List for its Work-Life Culture

In addition to its energetic outdoor lifestyle and unique culture, Norway is known for its exceptional standard of living and for having developed a work-life balance that other countries envy.

July 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Cooking with Katrín

In the July issue of Viking, we feature three seafood recipes from Scandinavian author, photographer and blogger Katrín Björk. Originally from Iceland, she lived in Denmark for 14 years and is now based in New York’s Hudson Valley.

July 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Not For Home Page|Tags: , |

Sharing the Gift of Genealogy

The box of old letters that unlocks a family connection … an anniversary party photo showing multiple generations … documentation like this can provide priceless clues in tracing your family lineage. People tend to view genealogy as a look back in time, rather than a piece of the present.

July 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Our Secret Weapon: The fourth “F”

Sons of Norway membership benefits tout the three “Fs”: Financial, Foundation and Fellowship. But don’t forget the appeal of an important fourth “F” – FOOD! There’s nothing quite like sharing our Nordic favorites – lefse, seafood, julekake and more—to make new friends.

July 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

By the Sea

With its vast stretches of coastline and pristine waters, Scandinavia is a nature lover’s dream. Summer is the perfect time to escape to the coast for some relaxation and fun. The July issue of Viking magazine highlights five unique seaside resorts. Here, we highlight three more.

July 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Norway, U.S. Sign Cooperative Anti-Doping Agreement

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Anti-doping Norway signed an agreement this week to strengthen both countries’anti-doping programs through the exchange of knowledge and experience.

June 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Exploring Henningsvær

Located on two small islands in Lofoten, the charming fishing village of Henningsvær is small, yet worth the visit. Colorful buildings line the harbor with the steep mountains of Austvågøya as a backdrop.

June 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Attention Convention Attendees: It’s Time to Book It!

DO NOT DELAY – The deadline to make your [...]

June 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Celebrating Midsommmer

What started as a pagan ceremony to ward off [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

What’s the Deal With the Nordic Diet

Can following a Nordic diet make you healthy? New research says yes. The Nordic diet trend is making waves around the world. Similar to the trendy Mediterranean diet, the Nordic diet prioritizes fresh veggies, in-season fruits, and encourages whole grains and plenty of seafood.

June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Tubfrim Winner Announced

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, was a lucky day for [...]

April 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|
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