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The Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen wrote A Doll's House

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

A Doll’s House is Henrik Ibsen’s greatest and his most famous play. If you haven’t read or seen it yet, here’s why you should. The playwright Henrik Ibsen is Norway’s most famous literary figure. During the second...
Cartoon depicting Norse and Norwegian mythology

Norwegian Mythology & Folk Tales

A country's mythology and folklore provides a window into its culture, society and history. That's especially true in Norway, which has a rich Norse mythology along with plenty of folk tales. Let's dive in! Most people...
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....
A cinema in Norway with popcorn and a film reel

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...