Welcome to Norway At Home!

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...

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...

Table Prayer: Be Present At Our Table, Lord

The song Be Present At Our Table, Lord is one of several that can be sung as an English or Norwegian table prayer at meals. As an predominately Lutheran country since 1537, to say this song has a long tradition in Norway is no exaggeration! The music is attributed to the Genevan Psalter (a...

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...

Norwegian Money for Travelers

Before you Leave for Norway At least some money is nice to have on hand for a taxi or snack until you get more settled. Occasional travel delays or a utility outage can also leave you in a bind unless you plan ahead. Your local bank can exchange foreign currency for you....

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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!