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The movie Louder Than Bombs directed by Norwegian director Joachim Trier has been invited to participate in one of the world’s biggest film festivals...
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The Scandinavian Jazz Church in New Orleans

Formerly known as the Norwegian Seamen’s Church, The Scandinavian Jazz Church continues its monthly jazz service which has been held since 1905. The reason is...

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Norwegian self-taught photographer Anders Beer Wilse (1865-1949) immigrated to America in 1884 and worked as a railroad engineer and cartographer from Minnesota to Washington....
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Three Unique Museums in Oslo

The splendid National Gallery, the Historical Museum and the Munch Museum in Oslo are for many reasons all worth a visit. The National Gallery...

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Grünerløkka in Norway’s capital Oslo, known as ‘Løkka’ by the locals, was once just a solid working class residential area. Today it has been...
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Norwegian Screenwriter Wrote Script for Wim Wenders

Last month Wim Wenders won a honoray Golden Bear at the Berlin Fim Festival – the script was written by Norwegian screenwriter Bjørn Olaf...

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 Hamsun Center in Northern Norway

Knut Hamsun is Norway’s most innovative and controversial writer through all times. With the publication of Hunger in 1890, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in...
China and Norway Normalize Relations

China and Norway Normalize Relations

Six years ago the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the imprisoned democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo opened a rift between the two countries. Last month the...

The Road to Norway

Today we proudly present the stunning photos taken by photographer Gianluca La Bruna and his comments on his visit to Norway a couple of...
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