"The new is born in Bergen," said Anders Beyer, the director of the International Festival in the port city of Bergen, Norway. "The festival's become one of the most recognized and prominent cultural spaces for contemporary music."
"Odd Nerdrum & Colleagues" a very special exhibition which brings together several painters from around the world who have spent considerable time working with the master in his studio and who have gone on to start their own studios, with students of their own.
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The three nations that make up Scandinavia are Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Is there any truth to Jackson's assertion, regarding these countries?
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The 30 Postcards Project has taken me to places remote and places familiar, in 56 countries and counting, from the southernmost city in the world to the northernmost point in continental Europe.
Why have the Nordic economies like Denmark done so well, while Southern economies continue to flounder? They are as a rule void of many of the economic, political, social issues that continue to haunt most Southern European members of the European Union.
The United States is one of the advanced countries in which the gap between the highest and the lowest wages is largest. While we've heard this before, the gap is getting worse.
Where to get you to that "Ahhh" feeling faster than you can say "Euro Trip." Whether all you want is some downtime in the sauna or a deep tissue massage, these properties have you covered. So sit back and relax--the Louvre will still be there tomorrow.
The riots in Sweden last week are a manifestation of the socioeconomic disequilibrium pervading much of Europe, and the level of frustration that is beginning to boil over among European immigrants and youth.
The nearly half century of war between the government of Colombia and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) that left over half a million Colombians dead and three million displaced may finally be coming to an end.
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The glory days of Central Europe as the center of attention, the drivers of tectonic changes, is now faded memory.
Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.
The financial institutions' focus on generating economic growth without ensuring the concomitant increase in jobs, and the inequality this generates, is partly to blame for the waning public support for global economic integration.
Something funny has been happening to me when I travel in Western Europe: I get taken for Norwegian. It's odd because as far as I know, there's never...