Much of the content that makes its way to North America may give you the feeling that Norwegian TV and movies are either gruesome (think Norsemen, Borderliner) or dead serious (Occupied, Beforeigners) or both (The 12th Man, 22nd July).
**This Event is Cancelled** Poulsbo Sons of Norway lodge will hold its annual bazaar from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., featuring thirty Scandinavian-themed vendors, plus pea soup, rømmegrøt, freshly grilled lefse, and more! The fun continues at Waterfront Park at dusk, where the Sons of Norway Vikings will escort the Lucia Bride and light the bonfire, followed by the Viking King’s reading of [...]
Join Poulsbo Sons of Norway for fårikål, lamb & cabbage dinner: Norway’s national dish! Served with roasted potatoes, carrots, lingonberries and traditional homemade rolls. The FINALE is one of the most famous Norwegian desserts: Tilslørte Bondepiker “Veiled farm girls” Apple parfait Order online for curbside pickup or to dine in the lodge's "Trolls' Den." Public is welcome to order for curbside pickup; [...]
With Norwegian society gradually re-opening since May, many offices are open for business again. To ensure that public transportation in Oslo can allow for proper distancing, authorities have asked residents to work from home, and to only use buses, trains and trams for essential travel.
Dugnad (pronounced doog-nahd), literally, “voluntary work,” is a Norwegian cultural tradition where members of a community work together toward a common goal for the greater good.
Norway’s Kvikk Lunsj and England’s Kit Kat have long been the subject of comparison - Which came first? Which tastes better? Who has cooler packaging?
or all the similarities between Norwegian and American culture, I am perpetually fascinated by the differences, sometimes small and sometimes gaping, that I occasionally stumble across. One of the most interesting to me is the Norwegian concept of allemannsretten (ALL-eh-mahns-ret-en). Literally meaning “everyman’s right,” allemannsretten is also called “the freedom to roam” in English.