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10 Norwegian Artists Appear in Quarantine Music Festival

Over Easter weekend, when Norwegians tend to have vacation getaways planned, ten Norwegian artists helped raise spirits by playing quarantine concerts for Norway’s largest “streaming festival,” “Somewhere Else // Et Helt Annet Sted”

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Norway’s Syttende Mai Celebrations Go Virtual

Historically in Norway, the 17th of May is a day filled with ceremonies, singing, dancing, parades and overall celebration. However, this year Norway’s Constitution Day will be a bit different. Because of Covid-19, major events including Syttende Mai celebrations have been banned.

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Norway’s Syttende Mai Celebrations Go Virtual

Norwegian Startup Fights Loneliness by Bridging the Technology Gap

For many people waiting out the Covid-19 crisis from their homes, the sense of isolation and loneliness can be just as difficult to manage as their fears of the virus itself. To make matters worse, those most at risk of serious illness are often the most isolated—especially the elderly...

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Celebrate Syttende Mai at Home

Syttende Mai is a celebration of Norwegian culture and coming together with family and community. In a time when in-person parades and parties are on hold, you can find ways to celebrate Syttende Mai while maintaining a safe physical distance. Here are some ideas for a home-based celebration:

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Celebrate Syttende Mai at Home

Sons of Norway Quarantine Bingo

This game can help you have some fun, stay active, and maybe try a few new things while sheltering in place! Members AND non-members are eligible to play.

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Sons of Norway Quarantine Bingo

Will Regional Reform Result in New Bunads?

As of January 2020, Norway’s 19 previous fylker (counties) have merged into 11, following a 2017 decision by Stortinget (the Norwegian parliament). Now that this regional reform has taken effect, does it follow that bunader (region-specific Norwegian folk costumes) will undergo a transformation?

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Will Regional Reform Result in New Bunads?

Cool New Buildings in Oslo

Oslo is filled with unique and stunning architecture, and a few new buildings will soon be adding to the city’s cultural cache. While many beautiful new building projects have gone up in Oslo in recent years, here are a few noteworthy highlights to check out.

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Cool New Buildings in Oslo
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