What I know about Norway is about the same as most people outside the country, who have not traveled there. Here is an opportunity to learn more about the land, from whence my ancestors emigrated. And, the more I learn, the more I can be prepared for traveling there, to physically see the land of my forebears...
Check out the Visit Norway website
I would say that, most likely, all of my great grandparents came through Bergen.
For most of my life I have wanted to visit the land of my forefathers & foremothers...
I live in a state where the major league football team is called "the Vikings." Their logo is the helmet of a "Viking" with it's horns. And NO, there has been no evidence of any horns on a genuine "Viking" helmet.
November 24th, 2016 ~ First trip July 2008
November 30, 2019 ~ This is How to Road Trip Norway. From the Southern coastal city of Stavanger to Lofoten island, this 14 day Norway travel itinerary and travel guide will make sure you experience the country's very best.
June 26th, 2019 ~ Norway's Economy has been used as the poster child for a socialist mixed economy done right? Is it really the perfect economy or just another country that won the oil lottery?
This is a very fair look at the Country of Norway, and it's national economy. I don't have much feedback or criticism for this video and it's producers. It is very straight forward in it's message! ~ David Jordahl
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May 22nd, 2019 ~ Ahhh the land of the ....never ending and / or never rising sun.
Inspired by the libretto lines from an “underground cabaret” written shortly after the World War II invasion of Norway on April 9, 1940, lyricist Finn Bø — in collaboration with Arild Feldborg and Tobias Bernhoft — wrote “Norge i rødt, hvitt og blått,” but not until the end of the war in 1945. The melody, which was now “resurrected” for peaceful purpose, was penned from “across the border.” Swedish composer Lars-Erik Larsson’s catchy march-like tune — actually commissioned by the Swedish Government to stimulate the sale of war bonds (Försvarsobligationer)(1941) to strengthen the Swedish Defense Department — soon caught on in Norway as well, but was quickly banned by the occupation forces and NS (Nasjonal Samling, the National Unification Party).
About this sound "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" (In English: "Yes, we love this country"), also known by the title "Song For Norway", is a patriotic anthem, which has been commonly regarded as the de facto national anthem of Norway since early 20th century, after being used alongside Sønner av Norge since the 1860s. The lyrics were written by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson between 1859 and 1868, and the melody was written by his cousin Rikard Nordraak sometime during the winter of 1863-1864. It was first performed publicly on 17 May 1864 in connection with the 50th anniversary of the constitution. Usually only the first and the last two verses are sung.
Majestic Norway - The latest visit to Norway by this avid traveler of Norway. This one includes video of metropolitan travel in Oslo and Bergen.
This is a great video taken by someone who has been to Norway several times after this one, and has personal connections there, named Gunner. He is an avid videographer, and shoots his videos in first person. Which is what makes his videos so good.
This video is an hour and 33 minutes long..
Trondheim 4K is a mixture of timelapses and drone footage from Trondheim. Every thing in this video was captured by me in 2017. My mother's side of the family come from the Trondheim area in Norway.
Our travel from beautiful Norway and Sweden. We used GoPro Hero 4, DJI Phantom, FeiyuTech gimbal and Sony 6000. We went there in August 2017. 10 000 km by car in 22 days :) All videos are made by us. Do not copy them without my permission. All rights reserved.
ABOUT: Relax for a full hour and let your worries be replaced by stunning aerial views from some of Norway's most beautiful & iconic locations captured in ultra high definition. It's paired with a brand new ambient musical masterpiece by The Cynic Project (notes below). Edited & produced by David Huting and cinematography thanks to Stefan Zimmerman. MORE INFO & LINKS: NORWAY LOCATIONS SHOWN: Lofoten, Nustjord, Flakstad, Ramberg, Bidge to Torvoya, Ytresand Beach, Björnsand, Mærvollspollen, Unstad, Grunnførfjorden sandbanks, Henningsvær, Vikjorden, Lødingen, Rørvikstranda, Straumen. Filmed by Stefan Zimmerman on the DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone.
November 20, 2018 ~ Discover northern Norway through the lens of aerial and slow-motion cameras. Shot on the RED EPIC-W and DJI Mavic 2 Pro.
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John Brown is an American, twice nominated Grammy composer, musician that was invited to Norway to compose some new music. This video clip shows the places in Norway he visited and the music that was sampled and written as a result from that trip.
The Norwegian Hardanger fiddle is a traditional styled violin design from the very beginning to be much more ornate than the more common violin. It is made with much more ornate art work on the surface of the fiddle. As well as the sound coming from 8 or 9 strings, where 4 of them are set underneath the fretboard to vibrate seperately from the commonly played strings on top.
Norwegian Hallingdans with Hardanger Fiddle music.
Norwegian Hallingdans which is a traditional folk dance in Norway. It's also called the "kicking" dance, or kicking the hat dance. As you can see.
From the video description:
The series of Western Norway 4K films in one. A one hour special starting Flåm, to Bergen, Balestrand, Volda, and finally Ålesund.
Without doubt my best Norway film so far! Enjoy.
This is another great video taken by someone who has been to Norway before, and has personal connections there, named Gunner. He is an avid videographer, and shoots his videos in first person. Which is what makes his videos so good.
This video is an hour and 9 minutes long.
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