Daughters of Norway
Celebrating Our Norwegian Heritage for over 100 Years!

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Celebrating Sisterhood

  • Thelma, #26 celebrating 116 years of sisterhood since May 7, 1908
  • Thea Foss, #45 celebrating 20 years of sisterhood since May 29, 2004
  • Borghild Dahl, #54 celebrating 7 years of sisterhood since May 6, 2017

Crossing North Podcast 

https://scandinavian.washington.edu/crossing-north-podcast - The University of Washington Department of Scandinavian Studies produces an ongoing monthly podcast focusing on Scandinavian and Baltic society and culture.  There are quite a few back episodes including an interview with Marc Smith, the Director of Animation Story for Disney's Frozen 2.

Notable Norwegians

As a member or associate member you receive the bi-monthly Døtre av Norge News Magazine that features articles and photos of each of our lodges.  Here is a taste of some of the other fascinating articles found in our News Magazine.  Notable Norwegians ~ John "Snowshoe" Thompson.

Music Featuring Norwegian Musicians

Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen, 21, is a Sámi artist from Tana in Finnmark who has captured the hearts of Norwegians with the "Joik Máze". She has developed her own sound by combining joik and Sámi lyrics with modern pop and electronica. As a young Sámi she follows in the footsteps of famous world music artist Mari Boine.  To listen click here.

Merethe Soltvedt is a well kept secret from Askøy, an island outside of Bergen, Norway. She is a singer/songwriter playing the guitar, and she is also co-produces all her recordings. The song "Neverafter" features Merethe Soltvedt.  The song is from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for the Norwegian movie thriller "CAVE" (2016) by Johannes Ringen. To listen click here.  Her song "Luna" sung in Norwegian is featured here.  Her voice at the 3 minute mark of the song is beautiful.

Looking for Scandinavian Events?

Our events web page offers Scandinavian events happening all over the country.  In addition, each lodge offers various cultural, informational, guest speakers and crafts at their monthly meetings as well as field trips to Scandinavian events.  Click on our interactive map to find a lodge near you. Click on the lodge name for more information.  Consider becoming an Active MemberIf you do not live near a lodge, consider an Associate Membership.