Sons of Norway is seeking a Website and Graphic Design Specialist with strong project management, customer service and communication skills to join our team. About Us Sons of Norway is a financial services and international cultural organization headquartered in Minneapolis. For more than 120 years, we’ve lived our mission to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, celebrate our [...]
Are you interested in helping young people connect with their ethnic background? Do you believe in the importance of understanding other cultures? If so, this opportunity may be for you! Sons of Norway is seeking an individual for 15 to 20 hours per week to develop learning modules on various Norwegian topics to get elementary age youth excited about Norway past [...]
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. Founded in 1949, Norway's Reindeer Police are tasked with oversight and environmental [...]
hrough 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. Norgesskolen is a travel opportunity for youngsters to deepen their understanding of Norwegian language, culture and society. Students aged 9 to 18 from all over the world meet in beautiful Telemark, the cultural and historical heart of [...]
What began as a far-fetched lunchroom idea in NRK’s Bergen office quickly became a cultural phenomenon. Continuous, live, long broadcasts are known as Slow TV. The first broadcast was a seven-hour train ride from Bergen to Oslo in 2009. From following a herd of reindeer (which will debut this spring), to watching people knit for hours, Slow TV fosters conversation and [...]
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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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 [...]
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. As time goes on we seek to clothe, educate and further provide the pursuit of happiness. The number of people [...]
With recent articles in The New York Times, TIME, Forbes and more, the Nordic lifestyle trend “hygge” (pronounced HIG-geh) is gaining popularity and inspiring audiences outside Scandinavia to embrace a cozy lifestyle. A hallmark of modern Danish culture, the word hygge originates from the Norwegian word for “well-being” and first appeared in Danish writing in the early 1800s.