Filmfest DC (16.-26. April): When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. As Variety Chief Film Critic Justin Chang so bravely declared, 1001 Grams is "worth the weight."

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Acclaimed Norwegian solar physicist Pål Brekke has captured the fascinating phenomena of the northern nights in a new documentary, The Northern Lights: A Magic Experience, which screens on Thursday, May 14, at the Smithsonian museum in Washington D.C. (Note: the screening is now sold out, but a wait list is available.)

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Filmfest DC (16.-26. April): Introverted and hard-working snow plow driver Nils has just been named Citizen of The Year, when he receives news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Disbelieving the official report, Nils soon uncovers evidence of the young man's murder - a victim in a turf war between the local crime boss, known as "The Count", and his Serbian rivals. Armed with heavy...

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Filmfest DC (16.-26. April): Dukthar is a Pakistani drama-thriller film, financed by Norway, about a mother and her ten-year-old daughter who leave their home to save the girl from an arranged marriage to a tribal leader. The film is Afia Nathaniel's feature directorial debut. She also wrote and produced the film.

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“The main objective of Norwegian foreign policy is to safeguard and promote Norway’s interests – our values, our security and our welfare. The more serious the threats we are facing, the more important it becomes to set clear priorities and focus our efforts on the key tasks of foreign policy,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende’s in his foreign policy address to the Storting, March ...

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"A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet" writes National Geographic News. In January, the Norwegian Polar Institute’s research vessel, Lance, was frozen into the Arctic Ocean with climate researchers from many countries on board. Expectations are high that the project will generate important...

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Photo: Steffen Kørner Ludvigsen

40 concerts, 16 states and two countries: Cashmere Cat tours the U.S. as an opening act in Ariana Grande's world tour, kicking off on March 5th. Cahmere Cats has in recent years become well-known worldwide as a producer, musician and DJ adn this is his biggest international tour to date. His remixes have been circulating on the international electronic dance music scene for a while, and this ye...

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Ambassaden i Washington er en av våre største og viktigste utenriksstasjoner. Virksomheten er fordelt på saksfeltene politikk, økonomi, forsvar, kommunikasjon og kultur, samt administrasjon og konsulært og ledes av ambassadør og nestleder. Blant de rundt 30 utsendte medarbeiderne er flere spesialutsendinger fra ulike fagdepartementer og representanter fra en rekke institusjoner utenfor...

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Ambassaden i Washington er en av våre største og viktigste utenriksstasjoner. Virksomheten er fordelt på saksfeltene politikk, økonomi, forsvar, kommunikasjon og kultur, samt administrasjon og konsulært og ledes av ambassadør og nestleder. Blant de rundt 30 utsendte medarbeiderne er flere spesialutsendinger fra ulike fagdepartementer og representanter fra en rekke institusjoner utenfor...

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Available position as local employee – Royal Norwegian Embassy, Washington DC. Chauffeur – part time

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Ambassador Kåre R. Aas presented his credentials to President Obama at the White House on Sept. 17, 2013.

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