The Scandinavian Emigration Era Explained :]

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Hej guys. It’s Carly So, I wrote an essay about the Scandinavian Emigration Era for fun because I can. I actually wrote this during swim school a few days ago because there was a thunderstorm, and we were evacuated. I made an essay similar to this last year, and I see improvement. So here it […]

3 MORE Interesting Nordic Languages You Haven’t Heard Of

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Hej Everyone, It’s Carly. In November 2023, I made a post about 3 unique or interesting Nordic languages, and I found some more interesting Nordic languages that I wanted to share.  Jämtmål (Jämtlandic Swedish) Now, there is a pretty big debate about whether Jämtlandic Swedish is a Dialect or its own language. However, because it […]

Cringe Viking-Age Enthusiasts (A Rant)

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Before I start, this isn’t talking about ALL Viking age enthusiasts. I used to be one and both of my friends are Viking-age enthusiasts. I am gonna talk about the cringe ones here. The Viking age is one of the most important AND the most popular Scandinavian history era. I mean, they’re cool and a lot of […]

Celebrating St. Urho’s Day – March 16

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Hej Everyone, it’s Carly. March is an interesting month for me; I have spring break, which means I can research Nordic history and culture all week long. It is also my birthday on March 26 (I’m turning 14), and there is a holiday everyone is familiar with. St Patrick’s Day. Now, I will talk about […]

Why the Nordic Countries Have Similar Flags

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Hej Guys, It’s Carly.One thing that the Nordic countries, as a whole, are known for is their extremely similar flags.Because a lot of people are confused by the Nordic flags, This post will explain the Nordic flags, why they are very similar, and other things. The Daneborg – Standard Nordic Cross The Nordic flags, all […]

The Book Series That Changed My Life – The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg

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Hej Everyone. it’s Carly. Out of the hundreds of books I read in my 14 years of living (almost 14 years, that is), There is one book series I really want to give a shout-out to. This series has changed my life, and I would like to make an article dedicated to it. The Emigrants […]

Celebrating Sámi National Day – February 6th

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If you live in Norway, Especially in the North of Norway (Finnmark, Nordland, and Trøms, to be more specific), you might have heard of Sámi National Day. For those who haven’t heard about it, I will explain it in this article. I will discuss Sámi National Day, its origins, and how to celebrate it. The […]

40 Nordic Questions – 2024 version!

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So, I made a post back in October of last year called “40 Questions: Nordic Edition,” and that post is kinda outdated. So, I am gonna do another one for 2024. This is basically all from the point of view of a 13-year-old Nordic enthusiast help 40 Questions: Nordic Edition What aspects of Nordic culture […]

The History of Iceland

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Sike, I lied. I loved how this article came out. Iceland is a small country with a long and interesting history. Even though it only has 350,000 citizens, it is still a good country to talk about. Iceland is known for its breathtaking landscapes and really great safety measures. However, the past was also interesting. […]

Lyndström, Minnesota – The Most Nordic City in the United States

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Ok. I am bored. So, here is a new article. This article shall be your Christmas gift! As some of you probably know, I am going to Minnesota in 6 months for my birthday (March 26, I’m turning 14!). Today, I am going to talk about the most Nordic city in the USA, the history […]

Frozen and its Connection to Norwegian and Sámi Culture

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Ever since its release 10 years ago, Frozen has probably been one of the most well-known animated movies of the 2010s and maybe of all time. This movie has been loved by worldwide audiences and left a lot of memories for fans of all ages. Since Frozen is inspired by Scandinavian culture, I am going […]

Moomin – A Nordic Kids’ Classic

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Have you ever heard of or seen Moomin? Most people do not recognize these hippo-like characters that appeared in comic books and movies, but these characters are a big deal in Finland and Sweden So, what is a Moomin in Finland? Moomin is a series of children’s books written in the 1940s by Tove Jansson. […]

Northern Finland – A Real-Life Winter Wonderland

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Finland has always been known for being a very festive country for Christmas. In Southern and Central Finland, there are decorations and markets selling traditional Scandinavian crafts. But nothing can compare to the North of Finland as the Christmas capital of the world. Northern Finland, also known as Finnish Sápmi, is one of the biggest […]

Alt For Norge – Review by VikimgGirl26 (Carly)

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Because of the story I am writing, I will start uploading 3 times a week now. 2 articles and 1 chapter of the story. The story is called Stina. One strange thing about me is that…. I barely watch TV. I usually just watch YouTube but on the television. So when my friend told me […]

3 Interesting Nordic Languages You Haven’t Heard Of (Until Now)

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When we think of the Nordic languages, we can usually think of Languages like Swedish and Norwegian. Today, I will be talking about 3 different interesting Nordic languages that are spoken by very few people or have been used historically. This was very fun to research, so yea Finnglish (American Finnish) Just as the name […]

History You Can Wear – The Art and History of Norwegian Bunads

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Imagine you are a Norwegian girl in the late 1800s. Today is your older sister’s wedding, and she is wearing a beautiful dress with dark red fabric and embroidered flowers. You want to wear the dress as well. To your surprise, you get to wear it like all the girls and boys invited to her […]

Kajsa Balto: Singer, Influencer, Activist

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In 2017, a 29-year-old Sámi Girl named Kajsa Sogn Balto, along with some of her friends, released her 1st album. Her Album was titled Sámi Sohka (Sámi Family.) The album was mostly rock covers of Norwegian and Sámi Folk songs. Little did she know, She was making a bigger difference than expected. Kajsa Balto was […]