New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

A new attraction in Odense, Denmark, will do justice to the Danish fairytale author’s “great fame and completely unique fairytale universe”. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma...

Christmas in Scandinavia

Do you want an overdose of Christmas feeling? Scandinavia is for sure the right place. Experience the true X-mas mood in the perfect settings. Christmas...

Norwegian Designer Makes Traditionally Knitted Reading Lamps

Cosy Concept is all about going back in time, use old handicraft techniques and old patterns to give them a modern look. With traditional...

The world’s first sustainable destinations

As the first nation in the world, Norway has implemented a system where destinations can be environmental certified at a national level. But Norwegian sustainability...

Listen to the Future

Kristian Aartun, a young Norwegian entrepreneur, is the driving force behind the annual international entrepreneur conference, NIEC. This year’s honorary chairman, Ryan Blair, an American...

Paul Robeson – In Memoriam

Experience the life, times and music of “Ol’ Man River” himself, Paul Robeson, performed at Cafeteatret, Oslo, premiering today. The play is written by...

The New York Times recommends Norway

A travel writers description of his voyage onboard Hurtigruten, along Norway's impressive coastline. The Hurtigruten website modestly describes its cruise up the Norwegian coast as “the...

How Danish are you?

We’ve all heard about how happy the Danes are, and the many great things about living in Denmark such as a healthy approach to...

Munch Through New Eyes

A new book gives a surprisingly approach to Edvard Munch. It contains new research on one of the world’s greatest expressive artists. Authored by Marit...

Norwegian Cultural Landscapes

Winding rivers through green fields of lush vegetation;  patches of fields with straight lines made by agricultural equipment;  main roads passing through exciting farmland; ...

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150th Anniversary of Norway’s Peer Gynt

Norway’s Henrik Ibsen is often considered the most-read playwright after William Shakespeare, and the reason is perhaps that he talks about women, the corruption...
First Time Exhibit in Scandinavia by Controversial Japanese Artist

First Time Exhibit in Scandinavia by Controversial Japanese Artist

The Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Norway is now presenting a solo exhibition of the world-famous Japanese artist Takashi Murakami (b. 1962, Tokyo). The exhibition...
Slow Down in Norway

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Reclaiming China in Denmark

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Chinese architect Wang Shu was awarded the most distinguished architectural honor, the Pritzker Prize, in 2012 for his ability to create architecture. “The Architect’s Studio” at...