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Children born in Norway to two immigrant parents constitute 3.4 per cent of the Norwegian population. WHAT happens to immigrant kids as adults?

NordenBladet – Their performance is a bit weaker than that of other children in elementary school, and somewhat fewer students complete upper secondary school. Compared to their parents, the difference is considerable. Many Norwegian-born persons with immigrant backgrounds are also

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Norwegian schools to address massacre of 77 people —Report

NordenBladet – The 2011 terror attacks in Oslo and the nearby island of Utøya that killed 77 people are to become part of the curriculum in Norway’s schools in future. Children and teenagers should learn about the acts of terrorism,

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Integration on hold in Norway: Immigrants face revocation of residence status

NordenBladet – “People have felt on solid ground, and now they’re having the rug pulled out from under them,” says researcher Jan-Paul Brekke. The threat of losing their residence permit can be perceived as such a great burden that it

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Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen loses on chess financing

NordenBladet – Chess experts think Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen* (28) may have damaged his reputation by allegedly trying to influence voting on a major financing issue for Norway’s national chess federation. It failed Sunday night, blocking the effort that

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Norway hesitates over Iran response

NordenBladet – The Norwegian government is still thinking over a request from the US for a military contribution towards boosting security in the waters off Iran. It won’t be easy for Norway to say “no,” but skepticism is running high

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Apply now! NORAM Scholarships for Americans to study in Norway

NordenBladet – The purpose of the scholarships is to provide financial support for Americans to study in Norway. By supporting post-graduate study or research in areas of mutual importance to Norway and the United States, we hope to bring the

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Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway is publishing a book to help raise the profile of Norwegian arts

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has made promoting literature one of her main causes and now she’s publishing a book to help raise the profile of Norwegian arts. The Crown Princess is behind a collection of writing that

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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway opened the General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon was present at the opening of the General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union in Norway on Thursday. This year, the Norwegian state owned TV-channel NRK is host to the meeting in Oslo. The Crown

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King Harald of Norway has confirmed to Norwegian media that the Royal Court is in dialogue about the commercial use of Princess Märtha Louise’s title

NordenBladet – King Harald of Norway has confirmed to Norwegian media that the Royal Court is in dialogue about the commercial use of Princess Märtha Louise’s title. Confirming the dialogue is underway to NRK, His Majesty said, “At the present

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Norway: King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the people at Askøy: Water pollution is one of the most serious things we can experience

NordenBladet – Last time the small town of Askøy was visited by royals was in 1611. On Thursday, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the people at Askøy for a very special reason. To conclude the county tour of Hordaland

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King Harald of Norway celebrated the Norwegian-American Association’s 100th anniversary

NordenBladet – On Monday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway celebrated his patronage, the Norwegian-American Association’s 100th anniversary. His Majesty the King was present at the celebration of the Norway-America Association’s 100th anniversary at Akershus Fortress. Philosopher Henrik Syse

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon inspects Royal Guard at Akershus Fortress

NordenBladet – His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway inspected the Royal Guard at Akershus Fortress* on Friday morning. There were two significant changes in this year’s program for the annual inspection. First, the King was not present. Secondly,

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HYGGE – a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness. What is Scandinavian Hygge? 10 common questions with answers

NordenBladet – Hygge (/ˈhjuːɡə/ HEW-gə or /ˈhuːɡə/ HOO-gə) is a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment. As a cultural category with its sets of associated practices hygge has

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Princess Märtha Louise of Norway reveals her new American boyfriend, Shaman Durek Verrett in an Instagram post

NordenBladet – Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has revealed new boyfriend. Shaman Durek Verrett, who is half-Norweigan and Los Angeles based, describes himself on his Instagram profile as an “evolutionary innovator, spirit hacker, women’s empowerment leader, human rights activist.” The

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Norway clears way for Euronext takeover of Oslo Stock Exchange

NordenBladet – Norway’s government on Monday cleared the way for European operator Euronext to take over the Oslo Stock Exchange by giving the green light to both it and its US rival Nasdaq. Euronext, which has been in a protracted

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TOP 12 Environmentally friendly attractions in Norway

NordenBladet – There are many places in Norway that follow the principles of eco-sustainability. Fjords, towering mountains, waterfalls, glaciers, northern lights and countless rivers: in Norway, nature is pure spectacle and the landscapes leave you breathless. They need to preserve

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