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Did You Know This About Norway?

Famous as the home of the medieval Vikings, this northern nation is also known for its majestic fjords, mountains, charming towns, and diverse wildlife....
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Black Metal Meets Edvard Munch in Oslo

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Japonism in Scandinavia

Japanese art and design had a profound influence in the Nordic countries during the final decades of the 19th century and well into the...

The World’s Biggest Elk Statue – In Norway

Halfway between the capital of Norway, Oslo and Trondheim, on route E3, you can now see a 10 meter tall Elk statue, 30 centimeter...

Strange Facts about Scandinavia

Looking for facts about Scandinavia? Here they are... Swedish people recycle so much that the Waste-to-Power plants actually import waste from Norway. Norway is one of the largest oil...

Scandinavia – the Best Jazz Region in the World?

Jazz brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts from all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its...

Norwegian Pop Group a-ha is Back!

Last month at a press conference in Berlin, a-ha announced a reunion.  The group has produced their 10th studio album, ‘Cast in Steel’ and...

Best Museums in Scandinavia

The team of Daily Scandinavian have voted the top museums in Scandinavia. We want to point you in the right direction, so you may...

Portrait of Teenage Celebrity Tavi Gevinson

Tavi Gevinson was born  April 21, 1996 in Oak Park, Illinois. Her father Steven Gevinson is a retired English high school teacher and her...
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