Tag Archives: Oslo

Your guide to Mathallen, Oslo’s food hall

Photo: Whitney Love Mathallen offers the best in local, national and international cuisine.

Opened in 2012, this food destination keeps traditional cuisine alive while showcasing new food trends from at home and abroad Whitney Love Oslo, Norway There is a lot of talk about traditional and “new” Norwegian cooking these days. Historically, Norwegian food has been characterized by a modest list of locally available raw ingredients preserved or prepared in a ...

Post-Olympics 102: assume crash position

Photo: Jeff / Flickr Like any skill, falling can be mastered with a little practice.

Tips to help you fall safely, if not gracefully, from skis Donald V. Mehus New York Part One of this article, “Post-Olympics 2014,” which appeared in a previous issue of NAW, discussed skiing in Norway, with special attention to the seasonal grand finale of this sport at Eastertime. In the ten-day Easter period (this year it’s late, April ...

New from Norway

The Canary Digital Radon Detector. The Canary is battery powered, about the size of a large cell-phone and can be easily placed in a test space. It uses a sensitive, electronic element to “actively” detect radon gas and display measurements in real-time. It was developed by Norwegian scientists and is manufactured in Norway by Corentium.

New Norwegian technology allows for quick and easy at-home radon tests John Erik Stacy Seattle, Wash. Norwegians are well aware of insidious health danger of naturally occurring radon gas. Radon can seep from the earth into homes and work-places, and the buildings of Norway – often built into living rock and well insulated against the winds of winter ...

Art for change

Art exhibit in Oslo displays how second-wave feminist ideas changed Norway’s contemporary art Denise Leland Seattle, Wash. Art Hall Oslo is currently host to an exhibition entitled, “Hold stenhårdt fast på greia di.” The exhibit focuses on Norwegian art and women’s rights from 1968 to 1989. The curators of this exhibit are two renowned visual artists, Eline Mugaas ...

No win for Kon-Tiki

Norwegian film and Best Foreign Language Film nominee “Kon-Tiki” leaves the Oscars empty handed Denise Leland Seattle, Wash. On Sunday, Feb. 24, the 85th Academy Awards were presented in Los Angeles, where the film “Kon-Tiki” represented Norway in the Best Foreign-Language Feature category. The two directors and best friends Espen Sandberg and Joachim Rønning hit the red carpet ...

Norway’s hottest couple? The Østmarka wolves!

By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor Recently, the Norwegian American Weekly has been keeping up with the Østmarka wolves on the Norwegian news page (page 2), but it is time to bring this story to our English-speaking readers, with a little challenge involved. For those who may not have heard the story, it was recently discovered that two wolves, ...

A Thanksgiving tradition in Oslo

Anthony and Nicole Juvera bring American traditions to Norway with Cafe Fedora By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor Thanksgiving in Norway seems like a foreign concept, in more ways than one. This traditional American holiday is meant to bring families closer together over a table full of delicious food, and despite the fact that people in almost any nation ...

“Oslo, August 31″ coming to DVD in North America

"Oslo, August 31st" is coming to North America on DVD on Sept. 18. Enter our drawing to win your free copy!

Film festival favorite “Oslo, August 31” is coming to DVD to North America. Enter the Norwegian American Weekly drawing to win one of five free copies! Special Release On Sept. 18, the critically acclaimed film “Oslo, August 31” will be released on DVD in North America. From Joachim Trier, director of “Reprise,” the film finds Anders on ...

Architecture with stories to tell

The iconic Oslo Opera House along Bjørvika. Photo: CH/www.visitnorway.com

An architecture tour of Oslo opens doors to Norway’s history and cultural heritage Heidi Håvan Grosch, Sparbu, Norway Architecture provides a three-dimensional history of a culture, and Norway’s buildings have many rich stories to tell. Imagine my surprise when, on a recent trip to Oslo, I discovered that one of Norway’s best-known architects shared my last name. ...

10 summers of learning and fun!

Celebrating the Norwegian Constitution Day is always a joyous affair among the students at Norgesskolen.

Norgesskolen celebrates Norwegian language and culture for kids from all over the world By Anne C Wangberg Since the beginning in 2003, 620 children between the ages of 9 and 18 have attended Norgesskolen. This year, Nordmanns-Forbundet / Norwegians Worldwide’s school celebrates 10 years! Lisbeth Bø Håverstad has been the director of the school since day one. ...