Scandinavian Review

Magazine covers all aspects of life in contemporary Scandinavia emphasizing art and design, industrial development, business, political, economic, and social issues.

Articles from Vol. 95, No. 2, Spring

An Excerpt from Lucky Per
Translated from the Danishby Naomi Lebowitzwinner of ASF's Leif and Inger Sjöberg Translation Prize for 2007DANISH WRITER Henrik Pontoppidan shared the 1917 Nobel Prize in Literature with his countryman Karl Gjellerup-a truly odd couple. This excerpt...
An Excerpt from the Position of the Sun
Translated from the Finnishby Michele Simeonwinner of the 2007 ASF Translation PrizeRANYA PAASONEN(née ElRamly) was born in 1974 and spent her childhood in India, Chad, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Egypt and Finland. She has lived in Helsinki since 1987 and...
Go Greenland!
Air Greenland and the island's travel industry are promoting tourism as never before and prospective visitors can be assured that there is far more to the island than its ice cap.TELL SOMEONE YOU'RE GOING TO GREENLAND AND-AFTER a moment's hesitation-they...
Iceland's Future Energy
The country's hydrogen economy is poised to take off, with stunning repercussions for the rest of the world.ICELAND, SITUATED OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF GREENLAND in the middle of the stormy North Atlantic, has a tiny population (300,000), few natural...
Norway's Space Adventures
Space exploration is more than daring astronauts and thrilling astronomy. It has practical applications that are becoming increasingly apparent. Norway is a small but important space nation that envisions playing a larger role in this exploration than...
Recipients of ASF's Gold Medals and Cultural Awards
2008 Recipient of The American-Scandinavian Foundation'sGOLD MEDALGro Harlem BrundtlandFEW, IF ANY, INDIVIDUALS HAVE CHAMPIONED THE CAUSE OF environmental protection as vehemently and as persistently as Norway's Gro Harlem Brundtland. For more than three...
There Was a Dane at Custer's Last Stand
William Teeman was one of those massacred along with General George Armstrong Custer during the most famous action of America's Indian wars-the Battle of the Little Bighorn.WHEN THE DUST HAD SETTLED OVER CUSTER'S LAST stand and the survivors of the 7th...
Tivoli Gardens
One of Denmark's most popular attractions, Copenhagen's Tivoli offers rides, restaurants and a multitude of amusements amid scenic and restful surroundings-and it's smack in the middle of town.SLAPPING CONEY ISLAND, LINCOLN CENTER AND THE STATUE of Liberty...