(Washington, DC | May 13, 2016) During President Obama’s eight years in the White House, he has opened the doors to his home for state visits only 11 times. On Friday, May 13, President Obama welcomed Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and her Nordic colleagues to a Nordic-American summit, the 12th – and perhaps last – time.

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Amb. Aas rides in the 17.mai parade in Chicago in 2015.

Few countries can display a more genuinely enthusiastic celebration of a national holiday than Norway can. What is it about Norwegians and their relationship to their Constitution Day? “Y” this emphatic joy and national pride?

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Following is the prepared text of remarks by PM Erna Solberg at the White House, Friday, May 13, 2016, at the beginning of the U.S.-Nordic Leaders' Summit, hosted by President Obama.

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The fourth annual Norwegian-American Defense Conference, organized by NADIC (The Norwegian-American Defense Industry Council) and the Norwegian Embassy drew a full house at the National Press Club on May 19. Representatives of the governments, military and defense industries of both countries were in attendance.

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Attend a free performance of the new work "Simulacrum" by Norwegian artist Alan Lucien Øyen at Kay Theater in Maryland July 22.

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The Embassy has noted a strong public interest in a current child welfare case where the family in question has ties to another country in addition to Norway.

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We all want the same thing – to ensure that all children grow up in a secure environment free from violence. Yet, explaining child protection measures can be tricky.

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Studio Theatre in Washington DC will perform Hedda Gabler, written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, in a new version by Mark O’Rowe and directed by Matt Torney.

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Highasakite. 
Photo: highasakite.no.

Norwegian indie pop-sensation Highasakite have curated a playlist consisting of their Nordic musical favorites for nordicplaylist.com.

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