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Frozen 2 Trailer

Disney’s Upcoming ‘Frozen 2’ Inspired By The Scandinavian Sami

Representatives from the Sami have had input into the making of ‘Frozen 2' as producers seek to get the details right. Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf are back as the long-awaited movie ‘Frozen 2’ hits the big...
The Scream by the Munch Museum

Five Things You Didn’t Know About The Scream

Most people have heard of the painting The Scream, but how much do you know about its story? Read on for five fascinating facts about one of the world's most famous paintings. Norway’s most famous artist...
Best Norwegian bunads

The Norwegian Bunad

The colourful Norwegian folk dress has gained in popularity in recent years. We take a look at the history and the detail of the designs. A bunad is a traditional folk costume that you find all...
Norway winning at the Oscars

Norway at the Oscars

A look at the performance of the Norwegian film industry on the international stage. With the 91st Academy Award nominations out, Norway’s submission Hva vil folk si (What Will People Say?) has not made it into contention....
Best Norwegian movies of the age

The Best Norwegian Movies

Norwegian cinema’s star is on the rise of late, thanks to a number of critically acclaimed titles finding an audience outside of Scandinavia. Here, we take a look at some of the best-loved films of Norway...
Waxwork of James Bond: Could the iconic secret agent be coming to Norway?

Norway Calling Bond, James Bond

The production team behind Daniel Craig's last outing as the iconic British secret agent want to film in Norway. After the departure of director Danny Boyle, Bond 25 is back on track and producers are hunting...
Utøya Island in Norway

22 July on Netflix

Streaming now on Netflix, 22 July is a chilling dramatisation of of the 2011 terror attacks and the struggles of the survivors. The movie is the work of British director Paul Greengrass, someone with a long...
The Nordic noir genre of crime, thriller and mystery writing.

Nordic Noir

The genre of dark crime stories with bleak Scandinavian settings has a huge following around the world. The upcoming release of Wisting based on the books by Jørn Lier Horst is the latest in a long line...
A movie clip from Skjelvet

The Quake: Disaster Strikes Oslo

Disaster returns to Norway with Skjelvet (The Quake), a follow up to the 2015 movie The Wave. For anyone that enjoyed Bølgen (The Wave), you’ll be delighted to hear that disaster has returned to Norway! Yes,...
One of the Artscape Nordland collection of public art

How to Do Environmental Art Right

36 permanent sculptures make up the Artscape Nordland collection, spread out across hundreds of miles of rural northern Norway. This article was originally published at The Conversation by Rachel Withers, Senior Lecturer in History & Theory of...