Roosters, soft drinks, witches, alcohol, traffic, and crime novels are among the features of Scandinavian Easter that Americans may not understand.
A riposte in re-posting: The case of the disappearing Camilla Läckberg review is answered by simply returning it to the ranks.
After the Nordic Cool 2013 festival, U.S. artists, arts administrators, and audiences can make meaning of the experience for their future benefit.
As we struggle with the darkness of the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, we consider Sankta Lucia – St. Lucy, patron of blindness, celebrated with light.
With a troublesome tradition of sacrifice and pranks, the Swedish Christmas goat in Gävle fights his annual battle against arsonists.
Advent has begun, with the traditional national debate in Sweden over religious influence in school celebrations.
The remarkable Hollister family of U.S. children’s literature resurface in a unique Norwegian bookstore.
The Scandinavian mushroom season has begun, with pleasures and perils unfamiliar to urban Americans.
Tired of the usual political posturing? London’s mayor and Belarus’s president have been providing us fanciful alternatives.
In a challenging global climate of immigration and security concerns, Raoul Wallenberg reminds us of the difference one person can make.
The midnight sun’s departure is bittersweet at the best of times, and a little damp this year.
The critical strawberry season in Scandinavia suffers the dual nuisance of rain and rogues.