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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...

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Despite county boundaries and differences between the three counties of Telemark, Vestfold and Buskerud, both in terms of scope, livelihood and tradition, there are...

Norwegian Artist Wins Prestigious Award

Norwegian painter and illustrator Vanessa Baird (52) has received the prestigious 2015 Lorck Schive Art Prize. The Lorck Schive Art Prize (NOK 500,000/$60,000) is held...

On Learning Norwegian

Norwegian is a language that English-language writers and translators seem willing to pick up. James Joyce learned it to read Ibsen. Lydia Davis is...

Don’t miss Dawid: Ex

Until October 25, Oslo’s first private gallery devoted entirely to Fine Art Photography, Shoot Gallery, presents the exhibition ”Dawid: Ex.” Dawid (Björn Dawidsson) is...

The Hamsun Center in Northern Norway

Knut Hamsun is Norway’s most innovative and controversial writer through all times. With the publication of Hunger in 1890, and the Nobel Prize in Literature in...

Pictures of Longing

The photographic culture of Norwegian US immigrants Lengselens bilder (Pictures of Longing) by Sigrid Lien is a photographic image of America – as seen through...

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It has taken ten years and NOK 300 million worth of private investment in addition to noisy debate, but last month Oslo’s newest attraction...

Unidentified Objects

Artist Sara Vajira Lindstöm is displaying the small, paradoxical moments that can change our world at Soft Gallery in Oslo The Soft Gallery in Raadgusgaten,...

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....

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