This Norwegian carol is a favorite from my childhood, when I would visit my friends’ Lutheran church each Christmas Eve… Read more Jeg er så glad hver julekveld/I am so glad each Christmas Eve
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Merriam-Webster defines rosemaling as “painted or sometimes carved decoration (as on furniture, walls, or wooden dinnerware) in Scandinavian peasant style… Read more Rosemaling
Learn about Norwegian Romantic painter Hans Dahl.
by Karl Nelson A Community Transplanted: The Trans-Atlantic Experience of a Swedish Immigrant Settlement in the Upper Middle West, 1835-1915 by… Read more From Rättvik to Isanti County
by Charlie Tyson We begin, as usual, with a dead body. In April 2020 an 84-year-old Swedish woman died in… Read more Who Killed Nordic Noir?
Once on a time there was a poor husbandman who had so many children that he hadn’t much of either… Read more East of the Sun and West of the Moon (Østenfor sol og vestenfor måne) – A Norwegian Fairy Tale
A knight returning from the Crusades finds a rude church still open in the midst of the Black Death, and… Read more Nordic Arts and Letters – The Seventh Seal by Swedish Filmmaker Ingmar Bergman