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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.