Tag Archives: Molde

Air traffic on the rise

A total of slightly more than 2.7 million passengers traveled through Avinor’s airports in January, which is an increase of 4.2 percent compared to January 2009. International traffic is experiencing the strongest increase, with 5.9 percent, while domestic traffic increased by 3.6 percent “The total number of passengers in January is just above the figure in ...

Soccer: Historical Aalesund triumph at Ullevaal

Aalesund (AaFK) won the Norwegian Cup for the first time after beating Molde (MFK) 5-4 in a penalty shootout at Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo on Nov. 7. By Kjell Olav Strømslie Despite being down to 10 men AaFK defeated their neighbor MFK in a dramatic ending on Sunday. "This is fantastic," said Aalesund coach Kjetil Rekdal. "This was an enormous achievement ...

Hurtigruten offers Reindeer Races and Ice Hotels

Alta Igloo Hotel

This winter, Hurtigruten invites guests to experience Norwegian culture with six distinctive theme vacations, each of which feature a sailing along Norway’s stunning 1,250-mile west coast between Bergen and Kirkenes, above the Arctic Circle, aboard one of its modern vessels. The themes highlight different aspects of the region, from the Northern Lights Festival in Tromsø, ...

Fred Kavli – the billionaire patron of research

Fred Kavli in front of his childhood home in Eresfjord, Møre og Romsdal county in Norway. Photo: Terje Aamodt.

This year's third issue of Forskning magazine features an interview with Fred Kavli, a billionaire philanthropist with Norwegian roots, whose tremendous efforts on behalf of research invoke the spirit of another Nordic benefactor, Alfred Nobel. "Wealthy Norwegians don't know what they are missing," says the American billionaire philanthropist Fred Kavli in the Norwegian dialect of ...

Oslo Airport: Optimism in a Weak Market

Despite a reduction in air traffic all over the world, including at Oslo Airport, five new airlines have successfully opened new routes at Oslo Airport over the past few months. In addition, Norwegian has opened a route to Amsterdam and has announced new international routes to Dublin and Vienna and domestic routes to Haugesund and ...

Soccer: Rosenborg wins to retain Norwegian league lead

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Rade Prica scored in the 16th minute to give Rosenborg a 1-0 win at Strømgodset Sunday and a seven-point lead atop the Norwegian first-division standings, reports the Associated Press. Rosenborg could have won by a much bigger margin but Prica, a Swedish striker who used to play for Sunderland, wasted several chances for the Trondheim side ...

Soccer: Rosenborg wins 1-0 over Stabæk

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  Per Ciljan Skjelbred scored early in the first half for Rosenborg to beat Stabæk 1-0 and give the Trondheim side a 10-point lead in the Norwegian league on June 24. Skjelbred, left unmarked in the box, beat Norway goalkeeper Jon Knudsen in the 16th minute. Alexander Tettey set up Skjelbred for his first goal of the ...

Soccer: Rosenborg goes to top in Snowstorm

Rosenborg top the Norwegian Tippeligaen with two games played after they followed up their opening day win over Vålerenga with a 4-2 win in Tromsø. Three points were won in a snowy Alfheim stadium in the first away game of the season. The Trondheim-based visitors took the lead after 16 minutes through Ghanaian Alexander Tettey's second ...