Category Archives: Norway in Argentina

Songs for 17. mai!

17. mai is just around the corner, and will of course be celebrated in Buenos Aires as well. In preparation, I want to share a post by a blogger from Spain living in Bergen: DERIAAFIORDOYCUENTO20. I enjoy the blog a … Continue reading

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May 17th Celebration in Buenos Aires

For Norwegians or others who are interested, the Norwegian community organizes a May 17th Celebration on Sunday May 17th, in the Scandinavian Church. (The celebration here in BsAs is always on a Sunday but for once the day and the … Continue reading

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The Unbanked

In the world of banking, finance and mobile services there is always talk of “the unbanked”, “los no bancarizados.” Basically, it means people who don’t have a bank account and therefore don’t operate within the formal financial system. They might … Continue reading

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#EstoNoEsNoruega – You’re Not in Norway Anymore

I don’t have a large following on Twitter but I am trying to make this hashtag trend: #EstoNoEsNoruega, i.e. this is not Norway. I thought it would be fun to point out certain things are very different from Norway! Here’s … Continue reading

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The Typical Mistake – Radio Palermo

Happy new year! Feliz año! Today I had the pleasure of participating in an English-language radio show here in Buenos Aires, The Typical Mistake. The show was about being a polyglot, i.e. multi-lingual, and it was super fun! Thanks to … Continue reading

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Norway “in the World Cup”

Norwegians and especially Norwegian media will do anything to make connections between famous people and Norway. We have an expression, “Norgesvenn”, which literally means Friend of Norway, which we bestow upon people who speak highly of our country or otherwise … Continue reading

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May 17th in Buenos Aires

As mentioned earlier, there were a few celebrations for Norway’s Constitution Day here in Buenos Aires. On Friday, May 16th I attended a reception in Recoleta organized by the embassy. It was at lunch time and was really pretty boring, … Continue reading

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