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The Sami Parliament 2017-2021

Famous Sami People

Many have heard of the native Sami people of Norway, but do you know any individuals? Join us as we take a look at some of Norway's most famous Sami people. There is no official count...
Jo Nesbø promotional photo

Jo Nesbø: Norway’s Most Famous Author

From professional footballer to rock star to novelist, Jo Nesbø has had quite the career path. Discover the story of Norway’s top crime fiction writer. Norway’s leading crime novelist Jo Nesbø is not your average writer....
Norwegian footballer Erling Braut Haaland

Erling Braut Haaland, Norway’s New Sporting Superstar

Everything you need to know about the exciting Norwegian striker Erling Braut Haaland. Every now and then, a footballer comes along from one of the smaller footballing nations who really gets people talking. Not long ago...
Polar explorers from Norway

Famous Norwegian Explorers

Norwegian explorers are some of the world’s greatest, especially when it comes to the polar regions. We take a look at some of the most famous names. We all like to take a holiday abroad now...
Fridtjof Nansen monument in Norway

Fridtjof Nansen: A Norwegian Legend

When we talk about great Norwegians, one name stands head and shoulders above almost all others: The explorer, scientist, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Fridtjof Nansen. Most people become famous for one thing. They’re the best...
Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Solskjaer: It’s Not About Him

Leading lessons from Manchester United’s Norwegian caretaker manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. If you see a group of people and hear them chanting, “Ole’s at the wheel! Tell me how good does it feel!” you have found yourself...
Harry Hole is the creation of Norwegian author Jo Nesbø

Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole

One of the most famous residents of Oslo is a fictional alcoholic detective. We take a look at the life and times of Jo Nesbø's creation, Harry Hole. The Norwegian author Jo Nesbø is famous for...
Liv Ullmann the Norwegian actress

Liv Ullmann

A look back at the life and work of Norway’s most famous actresses. When you think of the European cinema, certain names such as Sofia Loren and Brigitte Bardot spring to mind. But one name that’s...
Yngve Slyngstad CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management

Yngve Slyngstad, Norway’s CFO

Meet Yngve Slyngstad, the man currently responsible for ensuing the smart investment of Norway's colossal sovereign wealth fund. Little Norway’s influence on global financial markets far outweighs its economy thanks to its investment fund built primarily...
A cross-country skier in Norway

Norwegian Cross-Country Skiers

Meet the Olympic superstars and some of Norway's biggest celebrities. Cross-country skiing is without doubt the national sport of Norway. Many partake simply for recreation, but those who compete at a national or international level are...