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Norwegian Society and Church Service
Washington, D.C.
Founded 1902 and 1947

Dear members and friends, We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community very seriously. Like you, we’re closely monitoring the quickly developing effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will practice social distancing. We have temporarily cancelled our church service and…

Keep your eyes peeled for a familiar Norwegian face on or around January 10 when Prime Minister Erna Solberg will be visiting Washington D.C.! In a recent press release from The White House, we learned the following: President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway to the White House on January…

  In November, 2017, we learned about President Trump’s nomination of Kenneth J. Braithwaite of Pennsylvania to become the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Norway. As of December 21, 2017, his nomination has been confirmed by the Senate. The incoming Ambassador is a distinguished 27-year veteran…

When Norwegian Society decided to create a new web site in cooperation with the Norwegian Church Service in Washington, DC  last year, we were very lucky to find an able and willing sponsor in NorHouse. Creating a functional web site for two organizations is no small task and also very expensive – enter NorHouse, an…

The Norwegian singer/songwriter Susanne Sundfør will be at The Hamilton in DC on November 6. Get your tickets at http://live.thehamiltondc.com/event/1530000/?utm_source=fb1 For a sample of her songs/music, search for her on YouTube. Here is a link to a song called “White Foxes”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCIaj-oLi28&list=RDEMz71SLOqrVLgAQ9twuRKSaQ&ab_channel=SusanneSundf%C3%B8r Photo credit: live.thehamilton.co

Friday 06 October 2017 – Sunday 08 October 2017
All Things Go Fall Classic 2017
Union Market, Washington, DC, US

September 3, 2017 – January 28, 2018
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
West Building, Ground Floor – Gallery 22
Free

Films of Norway, a Norwegian company, is currently offering their streaming services to people in the US with an interest in Norway. If you sign up, you will be able to see a variety of Norwegian films, TV series, and documentaries at your leisure. Everything is subtitled – if not in English. You can try…

We have been busy creating our new web site (still at it) and adding social media (twitter) and when we were brainstorming about our new site a while ago, we wanted to find a picture that we would give us a reflection of the two worlds/cultures/countries we are bridging. We realized that it would be…

Norwegians sure love their slow TV shows! Now CBS Sunday Morning has come out with an interesting 9-minute documentary about it. The program introduces the concept with the following description: “It is television’s version of taking a deep breath…a very long, very slow, deep breath. It’s called “Slow TV,” and it’s a surprise smash-hit in…