Some of the crew from Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Some of the crew from Statsraad Lehmkuhl.

The Statsraad Lehmkuhl sailed 1,556 nautical miles in 124 hours. No one has ever sailed a greater distance in less time, and 80 Norwegian cadets celebrate a world record.

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Santa Claus is very popular at Union Station. . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Norway and the Embassy presented the Christmas Tree to the people of Washington, D.C for the 20th time this Wednesday.

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The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Minister are in the United States on official business this week, with a full slate of conferences and meetings for both

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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende

‘It is very positive that the peace agreement in Colombia has now been finally approved by the Colombian Congress. This means that it can enter into force, and that the important work to implement what the parties have agreed on can begin. It is vital that all those who want to see an end to the long conflict actively support the agreement,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Sons of Norway’s 46th Annual Norwegian Holiday Festival and Bazaar will be held at Christ Lutheran Church in Fairfax, Va..

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Christmas in Washington, D.C. 
Photo: Andrew Myers/Flickr.

The Swedish Lutheran Church of Washington DC, The Norwegian Church Service in Washington DC, The Finnish Lutheran Church Washington DC, The Danish Church Abroad and The Icelandic Church Abroad invites you to Nordic Christmas on Christmas Eve. There will be singing of songs and hymns in all the five different languages, and musicians from the local Nordic community will perform. The event will

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Norwegian singer Jardar Johansen will be the headliner of this year's Norwegian Christmas at Union Station.

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Story time with Washington Revels. . 
Photo: Washington Revels.

Prepare for this year`s Christmas Revels with Washington Revels!

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Arthur Colby with Colonel Ebbe Deraas and Major Gard Ommedal from the Norwegian Army by William Colby`s grave at Arlington Cemetery. . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Former CIA Director William Colby was the leader of Operation RYPE, one of the most important sabotage operations in Norway during the Second World War. On Saturday his actions were honored in a ceremony at Arlington Cemetery with his family.

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