Finnmark




King Harald opens «Finnmark» at Bygdøy

King Harald opens «Finnmark» at the Norwegian Folk MuseumKing Harald opens «Finnmark» at Norwegian Folk Museum (Norsk Folkemuseum) at Maihaugen today. The exhibition shows two houses from restoration after World War II.
About «Finnmark»The Norwegian Folk Museum (Norsk Folkemuseum) has rebuilt three restoration buildings: a residential building with outhouse and barn, all from Porsanger in Finnmark.In these additions to the Open Air Museum, the story of Finnmark is told, about war and scorched earth, evacuation and refugee existence, return and reconstruction – but first and foremost, everything about the inhabitants of Finnmark – the Sami, Kven and other Norwegians.















Fatal accident involving snowmobile

Police investigate fatal accident involving snowmobile in Porsanger A 19 year old woman died after she was hit by a snowmobile (aka scooter) in the municipality of…