Culture



Christmas traditions in Norway

People in Norway normally celebrate Christmas eve with their close family and relatives, gathering for the Christmas dinner. Walk around the Christmas tree after dinner…



Norwegian Christmas traditions

Christmas in Norway is based on Christian traditions, with elements of old pagan traditions and Jewish Hannukah. And new traditions are added every year. Of…



Norway lacks about 100 priests

Every year, 70 Norwegian priests retire, while just over half as many new priests are appointed. Now about 100 priest positions are available. Vårt Land…




Muslim faiths are growing

Today, 175,500 Muslims in Norway are registered as members of Muslim faiths, an increase of almost 90 percent over the past ten years. In 2009,…


Troms – Farmers Market

Farmers Market offers locally-produced products sold by the farmers from the region of Troms who produce them. Quality, flavour and origin are guaranteed on the…





The Annual Christmas Fair

The Christmas Fair at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History is a popular tradition among both tourists and locals. The Christmas market has over 100…