Viking Entertainment. Editor’s Top Picks

  No. 5-  Nothing says Scandinavian more than a guy in a sweater sailing around in New York harbor on a Viking Longship smoking a cigar.  View this iconic TV ad for Erik little cigars here.     No. 4– … Read More

Our Heritage and Culture– Vikingsholm

Vikingsholm is one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the western hemisphere. Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight purchased the property encompassing the head of Emerald Bay and Fannette Island in 1928 for $250,000. Before starting construction of the summer … Read More

Our Heritage and Culture – The English Church of the Fjords

St. Olaf’s Church, Balestrand Wikipedia Creative Commons‘ CC BY-SA St. Olaf’s Church “The English Church”) is an Anglican church in the village of Balestrand in Sogndal Municipality in the county of Vestland in Norway. The church was built in 1897 as a stave church imitation and has 95 seats. St. Olaf’s Church … Read More

Our Heritage and Culture – The Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize Submitted by Kathy Dollymore Norway has ever so many winter traditions, such as skiing, building snow lanterns, drinking gloegg, overeating at the julebord, changing to winter tires, if only to mention a few.  There is, however, … Read More

Norwegian Heir to The Throne Wins Surfing Title

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has won the Norwegian National Junior Championship in surfing. The Princess won with 12.83 points in the Norwegian championship which was held at Borestranden beach in Jæren, the western part of Norway. Crown Prince Haakon, Crown … Read More