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Norwegian Royal Anthem

The Royal Anthem of Norway is called Kongesangen which means King’s Song. It is to honor the King (or one day, perhaps Queen) of Norway. It is used on ceremonial occasions, for example, before His Majesty’s annual New Year’s Eve speech. It is separate and different from the National Anthem...

Recipe for Juleboller, Christmas Fruit Rolls

As you can tell from the name, Jule bread is meant for Christmas. That doesn’t mean you have to wait until then! This delicious fruit-studded bread is delicious at any time of day and at any time of year. Sometimes it is formed into loaves or wreaths, but I like...

Norwegian Currency

Norwegian currency is used across all of Norway and Svalbard. It is accepted on a random and unofficial basis along the ports and borders in Sweden, Finland, and Denmark. History of the Norwegian Krone This history is intentionally incomplete as changes occur frequently, but hits some highlights. 2012:  The end...

Northern Lights Make a Norwegian Night Bright

Through the ages, the aurora have created awestruck wonder in a variety of cultures. Among other things, they have been predictors of war, hope of an afterlife, and proof of dragons. In Norse mythology: “The Valkyrior are warlike virgins, mounted upon horses and armed with helmets and spears. /…/ When...

Freaky Foods From Norway

Believe me, you don’t run a website and a flock of social media pages about a topic unless you really, really like it. That doesn’t mean there aren’t some quirks that may cause the occasional raised eyebrow! Some items from Norway traditional foods may be somewhat of an, shall we say,...

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Norwegian Culture and People

Norwegian Culture and People

CULTURE! The Kingdom of Norway has a long and storied past. It is also bright and beautiful now. Learn about the language, money, customs, recipes, and so much more!
Norwegian Regions and Places

Norwegian Regions and Places

REGIONS! Did your grandparents come from Rogaland? Thinking about taking your next vacation in Northern Norway? Learn about the places that make up this great country!
Norwegian-Inspired Gifts

Norwegian-Inspired Gifts

SHOP! From T-shirts and teddy bears to clocks and dog beds, browse the Norway At Home gift shop for yourself, friends, family, business associates, and others. Enjoy!