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Advent in Norway

Advent in Norway is celebrated, starting four Sundays before Christmas. Norwegian advent traditions include lights, food, and a sense of anticipation. What is Advent, Anyhow? Advent means a important arrival, so the season of advent is a period of waiting for that arrival to come. For example, you may hear someone say,...

Norwegian Christmas Facebook Covers

Christmas is the season for giving! Here are holiday images that you can use for the top cover of your Facebook page. If you have a Titter account, we have Twitter covers, too.  (Instructions below, if you need them.)               Instructions For Changing A Facebook Cover Photo...

Take A Gamble On Gamelost, The Smelly Old Cheese From Norway!

From flavors to textures, Norwegian cheeses are made in some creative ways. This old cheese from Norway, spelled gamelost, gammelost, or gammalost is no exception. However you spell it, it is fun to say: GAM-mel-oost. (For those who love being right and knowing why, it’s gamelost because the only company...

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...

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!