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WHAT IS SANKTHANS AND WHY DO WE CELEBRATE IT?
Published on: 6/2/2021
St. John's / Midsummer Eve
Expedition Texas – Clifton Norwegian Settlement
Expedition Texas
Published on: 4/20/2021
Clifton Norwegian Settlement Reporting on the history and site in Bosque County.
Amundsen
Published on: 4/19/2021
Amundsen is a Norwegian film, released on 15 February 2019, that details the life of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. It was directed by Espen Sandberg and was distributed in Norway by SF Studios.
Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece
Masterpiece Theatre on PBS
Published on: 4/7/2021
About the Show
A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha. Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City) stars as Roosevelt, opposite Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as the beautiful Martha, who flees the Nazis with her three young children and lives under Roosevelt’s protection. The eight-part series co-stars Tobias Santelmann as Crown Prince Olav and Harriet Sansom Harris as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Althing Officer Election Results 2021
Mark Varhaug
Published on: 3/24/2021
Althing Officer Election Results 2021
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Published on: 11/14/2020
Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Ringness House Museum
Published on: 9/27/2020
Ringness House Article in the Norwegian American Magizine.
Michael Anderson ZOOM Concert
Dave Olson
Published on: 9/26/2020
Michael Anderson ZOOM Concert on 09/18/2020
Norwegians “Cheated” Out of National Holiday
BY JAMES J. S. JOHNSON, J.D., TH.D. * | SUNDAY, MAY 1
Published on: 5/26/2020
BY JAMES J. S. JOHNSON, J.D., TH.D. * | SUNDAY, MAY 1
Celebrate Syttende Mai at Home
By Jana Velo | May 1st, 2020, Son of Norway
Published on: 5/12/2020
Syttende Mai is a celebration of Norwegian culture and coming together with family and community. In a time when in-person parades and parties are on hold, you can find ways to celebrate Syttende Mai while maintaining a safe physical distance. Here are some ideas for a home-based celebration:
The Karl & Sedsel Questad Farm
Published on: 2/6/2019
The Karl & Sedsel Questad Farm –
19th Century Norwegian Rock Structures in Bosque County Texas –
A Case for Preservation –
Enormous, rare Viking ship burial discovered by radar
Published on: 2/6/2019
Archaeologists in Norway using ground-penetrating radar have detected one of the largest Viking ship graves ever found. By Andrew Curry

Archive

Leif Eiriksson's Small World, a Rekefest Remembrance
Dr. James J. S. Johnson
Published on: 10/8/2019
Some lesser known history about Leif's family, friends, and their friends -- gives a bigger picture on the interrelated of Vikings who lived when Leif Eiriksson lived.
44th annual Leif Eiriksson Banquet!
Published on: 8/28/2019
Viking chapter of the Norwegian Society of Texas would like to invite you to the 44th annual Leif Eiriksson Banquet!
Visnes Copper Mine / Statue of Liberty
Published on: 8/25/2019
The Statue of Liberty originally called Liberty Enlightening the World symbolizing liberty in the form of a woman wearing flowing robes and a spiked crown of seven spokes (symbolizing the seven oceans and the seven continents) who holds a torch aloft in her right hand and carries in her left a book of law inscribed "July 4, 1776". The broken chains, symbolizing the overthrow of tyranny, lie at her feet.
Barneblad: 17 fun facts about 17. Mai!
Published on: 5/9/2019
The Norwegian American
SJØMANNSKIRKEN TEXAS NYTT Nr. 1 2019
Published on: 4/13/2019
Clifton: Norwegian Capital of Texas and more...
Invitation to Julefest in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Published on: 2/7/2019
The Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque has invited members of the Norwegian Society of Texas to attend their 2016 Julefest to be held Sunday, December 4 in Albuquerque.
Contact Lana Hills at 505-271-2159 for tickets.
Velkomment to Leif Eriksson Celebration
Posted on 14 September, 2016 by Belinda Klovning
Published on: 2/7/2019
Fall is here and it’s time to celebrate the Norse explorer Leif Eriksson
who is credited with being the first European to reach North America.