Bergen and the World: 1400-1900

Bergen and the World: 1400-1900

At the Bergen Museum of Art (KODE) on the west-coast of Norway you can follow the city’s own art collection through several centuries, from...

The Saga of the Volsungs

Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic history, about early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, about migration to Iceland...

From Architect in Pakistan to Cubist Painter in Norway

Amar Aziz (65) earned his bachelor in architecture at NCA.National College of Arts, Lahore in Pakistan and started working in his father’s architectural firm....

Roald Dahl – First Norwegian Air Shuttle’s British Tail Hero

The author Roald Dahl becomes Norwegian Air Shuttle’s first British distinctive person to be featured on a Norwegian Air Shuttles’ vertical plane tail marking...

Modern Art – Or Just a Beach Day?

The Modern Art Center at Hovikodden in Oslo was founded in 1968 by World and Olympic champion figure skater Sonja Henie (1912-1969) and her...

Japonism in Scandinavia

Japanese art and design had a profound influence in the Nordic countries during the final decades of the 19th century and well into the...

Norwegian Landmarks in the Next Star Wars Production?

Norwegian landmarks like Pulpit Rock (Prekestolen), Troll’s Tongue (Trolltunga), Folgefonna and Lofoten are being scouted for an upcoming Hollywood production of Star Wars. According to...

Watch Michael Jackson in Oslo

In May 2001 Hans Rasmus Astrup paid almost six million US dollar for a larger than life gilded statue in porcelain made by the...

Holiday Heartland

Kristiansand is the beating heart of Norway’s favorite holiday destination; the place Norwegians go to relax and enjoy life or actively pursue their preferred...

Take Me Back

Danish pop promise Christopher and Norwegian super producer Matoma have teamed up on a brand new single called ‘Take Me Back’! This collaboration is quite...

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