Tag Archives: Oregon

Norwegian food for the soul

  Viking Soul Food in Portland, Ore. is a small food trailer that packs a big punch By Kelsey Larson Viking Soul Food is buzzing with customers. This would make more sense if it was actually the lunch or dinner hour, but instead it is 3 p.m. on a sunny Friday afternoon when it seems most people would ...

Grieg Lodge 2-15 to Hold Showcase of Norwegian Music and Dance

A highlight of Grieg Lodge’s Centennial Celebration this year (April 17 to May 17) will be a day-long variety showcase of Norwegian music and dance, Saturday, April 24, at historic Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th (at Couch), Portland, OR 97232. The Showcase begins at 1 p.m. with The Norsemen, a men’s choral group from Eugene. ...

Sangerfest 2009: The tradition continues

Sangerfest 2006 Grand Concert at Benaroya Hall in Seattle

The Norsemen men’s chorus of Sonja Lodge, Sons of Norway, will host the 100th Sangerfest, or song festival, of the Pacific Coast Norwegian Singers Association. The gala event will take place at the Hilton Hotel in Eugene, Ore. on the weekend of June 25 through the 29. The festival will be highlighted by the Centennial ...

Scandinavians Celebrate 81st Annual Midsummer Festival

IKEA Portland is the sponsor of the 2009 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival

Scandinavians celebrate the 81st Annual Midsummer Festival in Portland, Oregon Scandinavians have a long tradition of celebrating the Summer Solstice with bonfires or raising of the Maypole (Majstång pole). Here in Portland that tradition is being celebrated for the 81st continuous years at the Scandinavian Midsummer Festival. Midsummer in Scandinavia's northern climate is the biggest coming out ...

Oregon in running for Norwegian car plant

Norwegian company considering Oregon for electric-car manufacturing may be eyeing the Portland plant that built Freightliners as a site to employ 900 workers. By Richard Read, The Oregonian Think North America, whose parent company makes emission-free vehicles, confirmed today that it's considering Oregon and seven other states for a factory that would ultimately make 60,000 compact cars ...

DNV established in US Climate Change Services market

San Francisco: DNV, one of the world’s leading climate change service providers, is ramping up to meet the burgeoning demand for climate change services in the U.S. Dr. Mark C. Trexler has been hired as director of climate strategies and markets. Eight other new staff members will also join Dr. Trexler in a new DNV ...