Entries Tagged ‘festival’

Reality Checks: Samba Parade

Sometimes life takes you in extrodinay directions.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be sitting at a sewing machine making Samba costumes for a Samba Parade above the Arctic Circle in Norway. I am currently production managing the world’s most northern Samba Parade.  This year we have incorporated many Brazilian parade traditions […]

Nidaros Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace

Nidarosdomen – Nidaros Cathedral Nidaros Cathedral is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Norway. It boasts a textured Medieval history that began with the adventures of St Olav, the fierce Viking who was converted to Christianity and became King of Norway. The Cathedral has been under construction from the early ten hundreds and […]

Salsa is Hot in Norway

Norwegians love to social dance. I am often amazed at how many dance places there are in big cities, country towns and even coastal villages. Norway has its own traditional dance that involves a short man in a suit kicking a hat out of a maiden’s hand who is standing above him on a chair […]

50 Cent Packing

Hip-hop superstar 50 Cent recently gave a concert in Tromsø for the Døgnvill festival. During his stay, the rapper took his entourage out for pizza. However, it would prove to be more difficult than he expected. Rumor has it that the crew showed up at a Dolly Dimple’s pizzeria – a Norwegian fast food chain. […]

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