washington newsletter may 09
The Band of His Majesty the King’s Guard is coming to Washington, D.C. in early May. Several of their performances are open to the public. [+] Read more
The Norwegian author will be participating in this year PEN Festival that opens April 27. Jan Kjærstad, whose book "The Conqueror," recently was published in the United States, will also take part in several other events in New York and Washington D.C. [+] Read more
Road trips are often considered the best way to explore the scenery in foreign countries. By taking a detour on the road in Norway, you may find some surprising architectural gems. Now, some of these scenic highlights can be experienced without crossing the Atlantic. See the exhibit in Washington, D.C. through May 25, 2009. [+] Read more
Norwegian black metal at venues across the US this April [+] Read more
"I decided to attend this conference to convey Norway’s views. We who have made a point of defending freedom of expression cannot opt for non-attendance as a strategy, leaving the floor to precisely those who hold opposite views. We will not surrender the floor of the United Nations to the extremists," said Norway's Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre in his statement at the UN racism conference in Geneva on April 20, 2009. [+] Read more
Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre met with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in Washington, D.C.
on April 6. [+] Read more