Norwegian Scientist Solved the Mysteries of Spectacular Aurora Borealis

Norwegian Scientist Solved the Mysteries of Spectacular Aurora Borealis

It is 100 years since Norway’s most famous physicist and industry researcher died. Kristian Birkeland was the world’s first space researcher and put Norwegian...

Scandinavian Places in a Nutshell

Whether you’re in a car or coach, on a bicycle, boat or train, on foot or on skis, the Scandinavian countries have an enormous...
Pomp and Circumstance in Norway

Pomp and Circumstance in Norway

The Norwegian Monarchy has roots going back more than a thousand years in history. Here we shall only briefly touch upon the many centuries...
New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

A year from now, in May 2018, in Seattle’s old Scandinavian neighborhood, Nordic Heritage Museum will be opening a new home. After many years...
The Largest Wooden Building in Northern Europe

The Largest Wooden Building in Northern Europe

The wooden palace in Trondheim, Norway, was built in the 1770s as a private home for the affluent councellor Schøller’s widow Cecilie Christine von...
Norwegian Police Troops in Sweden During World War II

Norwegian Police Troops in Sweden During World War II

WWII veterans from the Norwegian Police Troops in Sweden still meet weekly for lunch at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. “Naturally, we are fewer now...
Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Hard Core Fishing and Champagne in Norway

Fishing and champagne? Yes, at Vassdalsvik Sea Lodge in Northern Norway you’re invited to enjoy fishing combined with “la dolce vita”. Helén Lindqvist from Vassdalsvik...
The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The Doomsday Vault in Norway That Stores Crops and Data

The World has already over 1,700 gene-banks holding collections of food crops for safekeeping. Many of these are, however, vulnerable, exposed for disasters as...
The Scandinavian Jazz Church in New Orleans

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...

Norway’s Population Rises

New statistics show that the overall population of Norway was up again at the end of last year. Norway had an official populati0n of 5,258,317...

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