Norwegian culture
The culture of Norway is closely linked to the country's history and geography. The unique Norwegian farm culture, sustained to this day, has resulted not only from scarce resources and a harsh climat...
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Cuisine of Norway
Norwegian cuisine in its traditional form is based largely on the raw materials readily available in Norway and its mountains, wilderness and coast. It differs in many respects from its continental co...
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Cinema of Norway
Norway has had a notable cinema industry for some time. In the early 21st century a few Norwegian film directors have had the opportunity to go to Hollywood to direct various independent films. As of ...
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Music of Norway
Norway is a rather sparsely populated country in Europe (5 million inhabitants in an area of some 324,000 km (125,097 sq mi) excluding Svalbard and Jan-Mayen), but even so its music an...
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Norwegian literature
Norwegian literature is literature composed in Norway or by Norwegian people. The history of Norwegian literature starts with the pagan Eddaic poems and skaldic verse of the 9th and 10th centuries wit...
Architecture of Norway
The architecture of Norway has evolved in response to changing economic conditions, technological advances, demographic fluctuations and cultural shifts. While outside architectural influences are app...
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Art of Norway
Norwegian art came into its own in the 19th century, especially with the early landscape painters. Until that time, the art scene in Norway had been dominated by imports from Germany and Holland and b...
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Norwegian photography
As in many countries, the science, craft, and art of photography in Norway has evolved as a result of changing technology, improving economic conditions, and the level of acceptance of photography as ...
Museum for Northern Peoples
The Museum for Northern Peoples (Norwegian: Samtidsmuseet for nordlige folk; Sami Davvi álbmogiid dálážiid musea) is a museum located at the Center for Northern Peoples in Manndalen, Gáivuotna–Kåf...
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Bunad
Bunad (Norwegian plural: bunader) is a Norwegian umbrella term encompassing, in its broadest sense, a range of both traditional rural clothes (mostly dating to the 19th and 18th centuries) as well as ...
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Norwegian Heraldry Society
Norwegian Heraldry Society (Norwegian: Norsk Heraldisk Forening, NHF) is a heraldry society based in Oslo, Norway which was founded in 1969. The first chairman was Herman Leopoldus Løvenskiold, an...
Norwegian nationalism
Norwegian romantic nationalism (Nasjonalromantikken) was a movement in Norway between 1840 and 1867 in art, literature, and popular culture that emphasized the aesthetics of Norwegian nature and the ...
National Library of Norway
The National Library of Norway (Norwegian: Nasjonalbiblioteket) was established in 1989. Its principal task is "to preserve the past for the future". The library is located both in Oslo and in Mo ...
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Orders, decorations, and medals of Norway
This is a list of Norwegian orders and medals, in order of precedence. This list contains all medals approved for wearing on a Norwegian military uniform in ranked order.
Those awards presented by...
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Norwegian Society of Composers
The Norwegian Society of Composers (Norwegian: Norsk Komponistforening) was founded in 1917. The Society’s main objectives are to promote its members' music and secure their rights. As of today th...
Norwegian Association of Audiovisual Translators
The Norwegian Association of Audiovisual Translators (Norwegian: Norsk audiovisuell oversetterforening, NAViO) is an association organizing mainly translators dealing with subtitling for the cinem...
Great Garlic Girls
Great Garlic Girls is a Norwegian drag group that has performed a number of drag shows since 1981. It was started by Morten Rudå, Olav Klingen, and Simen Sand.Up until 1992, the group consisted of Ola...
Photography in Norway
As in many countries, the science, craft, and art of photography in Norway has evolved as a result of changing technology, improving economic conditions, and the level of acceptance of photography as ...
Gjenganger
A Gjenganger (Norwegian: Gjenganger/Gjenferd/Attergangar Danish: Genganger/Genfærd Swedish: Gengångare) is the term for a revenant, the spirit or ghost of a deceased from the grave, in Scandinavian f...
Kongesangen
Kongesangen ("King's Song") is Norway's royal anthem. The lyrics come in several versions. The first version (Gud signe kongen vor) was written by Henrik Wergeland, but the version used today and quot...