Swedish Spruce May Be World’s Oldest Living Tree

The spindly trunk of a Norway spruce reaches above the lichen-covered rocks. Nothing about the tree is remarkable aside from it being the only...
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I make a living by making women feel more beautiful, more healthy, and by making them fall in love with themselves. Thorbjörg Hafsteinsdottir is Scandinavia's...

Lillehammer Festival of Literature

Every year, on the 20th of May, the birthday of the Norwegian author Sigrid Undset and Nobel prize nominee, is celebrated by the Lillehammer...

Nothing In Return

Until July 27 the art gallery Standard (Oslo) exhibits three new sculptural works by Oslo-based artist Marius Engh. Entitled "Nothing in Return", Engh locates...
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Wow, What a Film By a Norwegian Director!

That’s the expression Alex Billington in First Showing used when he reviewed the Norwegian director Eskil Vogs’s new picture Blind last February at the...

Mountain Biking in Norway

Our journalist on biking, Oyvind Wold, wishes to inspire visitors as well as natives to bike the Norwegian mountains. Oyvind has written several books...

Jotunheimen seen from above

The new book from photographer Lasse Tur is an impressing work, consisting of landscape shots taken from above. It contains a foreword by mountain...

A Pilgrimage for Fairy-Tale Lovers

The island of Funen, Denmark, is known to the world as the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen. Possibly the world’s most esteemed storyteller, Andersen’s...
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Nordic Watercolor Museum exhibits Lars Lerin

Lars Lerin is now back again a whole decade later at the Nordic Watercolour Museum. The 2014 summer exhibition presents new artworks, in which he...

Hans Christian Andersen’s Denmark

Hans Christian Andersen - you know the name and love many of his timeless characters, such as The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling....

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