Posts Tagged ‘Norway’

Northbound

January 2, 2018

“Northbound,” from Turbin Film. Four skateboarders on the frozen sand of the Norwegian coast.

Director: Jørn Nyseth Ranum. Cinematography: Lukasz Zamaro. Music: Erlend Elvesveen.

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A Broken Man’s Christmas

December 28, 2015

“A Broken Man’s Christmas” by Bergen, Norway’s City Suburbia. Don’t let the opening Beach-Boys-style intro fool you; believe the title.

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Happy Birthday Edvard Munch

December 12, 2013

Happy Birthday Edvard Munch
December 12th is the birthday of Edvard Munch. The Norwegian artist is 150. Norway’s embassy in DC decorated a Christmas tree in his honor, and Oslo’s Munch Museum mounted a massive exhibit of its namesakes’s art work.

Related:

Munch 150 Anniversary Magazine (free download)

Edvard Munch: 1863-1944, Jon-Ove Steihaug, Mai Britt Guleng and Birgitte Sauge, eds., Rizzoli 2013

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Does Santa Know About This?

December 10, 2013

Does Santa Know About This?

Guess who’s coming to Christmas Dinner? Muslim friends! Main course? Halal reindeer meat. “It’s the tastiest meat in the world,” says Harry Dyrstad of Norway’s Vilteksperten slaughterhouse. ‘It is going to be exciting to see how Muslims receive the taste of reindeer. This is a completely new halal product that many Muslims have not had tasted before,” adds Mehtab Afsar, General Secretary of the Islamic Council of Norway.

More:

“Rudolph the red-nosed HALAL reindeer? Norway to sell Muslim-friendly Christmas meat,” Al Bawaba

“Halal Reindeer Meat to Bring Christmas Tradition to Muslim Houses in Norway,” The Nordic Page

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