Nordic Council - http://www.norden.org/ Inter-governmental organisation formed by members of the five national parliaments.
Nordic Pages - http://www.markovits.com/nordic/ Directory of links organized by country, region, and subject.
Øresund IT - http://www.oresundit.com A a cooperative organization for Swedish and Danish IT actors. The site provides information about business opportunties and R&D activities of hi-tech companies and research institutions in the Øresund Region, which is comprised of Greater Copenhagen and southern Sweden.
The Nordic FAQ - http://www.lysator.liu.se/nordic/scn/ Information about the Nordic countries structured as a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).
Kvarken Council - http://www.kvarken.org/ Cross-border cooperation organization in the Kvarken Region between Sweden and Finland. Information about the council, region and projects in Swedish, Finnish and English.
Nordic Way - http://www.nordicway.com Background information on Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and Scandinavian press magazines.
Nordic Amateur Theatre Council (NAR) - http://www.nar.no/ An organization for cooperation between the amateur theatre associations in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, The Faeroes, Greenland and Aland Islands.
Provincia Bothniensis - http://www.provinciabothniensis.org/ A project to enhance, expand and develop cooperation between Tornio city and Haparanda municipality and to make the Finland/Sweden border area better known. Information, picture galleries and documents on the infrastructure and economics of the region.
Scandinavica.com - http://www.scandinavica.com/ Nordic portal serves as a directory of links with a shopping area, and discussion boards.
Emigrant tracking - http://sydaby.eget.net/swe/emi_intro.htm Information about emigrants and emigrant ships from Finland and Scandinavia in the 19th century. Introduction to Finnish genealogy research.
Scandinavian Bishops' Conference - http://www.katolskakyrkan.se/nbk/ Cooperative working body of the Catholic bishops in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Site is in English and Swedish.
S.B.S.C. AB - http://www.selectedbrands.com/ Products and contact information of Selected Brands Shoes and Clothes AB, distributor of Caterpillar, Spiewak, Stride and Paul Smith shoes in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.
All Scandinavia - http://www.allscandinavia.com Site for people who have never visited Scandinavia or Finland, with information about the different and differing cultures of the five countries, their languages, peoples and customs.
Adizes Scandinavia - http://www.adiscan.com/ Consultancy and business development, improvement of production flows, sales development, and HR development.
Scandinavian Photo Site - http://members.chello.nl/~e.ottema/scandinavian/scandinavianframe.htm A selection of photographs taken in 2001 showing flora, scenery and rural places of interest in Norway and Sweden.
Scandinavia Has It - http://user.tninet.se/~kkt474e/shiindex.html Portal site with information and links to business, culture and society in Scandinavia.
Valhalla - http://valhalla.norden.org/?set_language=en&cl=en Nordic network for children's and youth culture. Information about common activities and cooperation projects in the Nordic and Baltic countries.
Vasa Order of America International site - http://www.vasaorder.com/ Structure, Goals, Membership Requirements, and National Directory of Largest Swedish-American Fraternal Organization of its kind. Open to Scandinavian-Americans and their families. Focus on Heritage, Culture, Traditions and History of the Scandinavian People.
Blond From Birth - http://blondfrombirth.org/ This site expresses a viewpoint that the media uses fake dyed blonds to create a stereotyped image of people with Scandinavian ancestors, and the hardships it causes.
Viking Revival - http://www.gorge.net/business/zdkf/vikhp.html Scandinavian cultural heritage from a religious perspective.
Three poems by Rolf Jacobsen - http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/390357.html Translations by Roger Greenwald of works by the Norwegian poet.
Liv Lundberg - http://www.uct.ac.za/projects/poetry/isibongo/vol1-1/liv.htm Excerpts from several books by Norwegian poet Liv Lundberg in English translation.
UCT Poetry Web: Vagn Steen - http://www.uct.ac.za/projects/poetry/vagn.htm Poetry by Vagn Steen in Danish and English translation.
Virtual Sweden - http://www.sweden.se/ The official site of Svenska Institutet, the Swedish Institute. Information on culture, trade, travel and tourism.
Portals to the World: Sweden - http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/european/sweden/se.html Annotated directory of selected online resources provided by the Library of Congress.
Swedish Information Service - http://www.swedeninfo.org/ Information about Swedish culture, educational opportunities, events, news, and consular issues.
Sweden - Scandinavica.com - http://www.scandinavica.com/sweden.htm Facts, links, news and forums about Swedish culture, sports and living in Sweden.
Gateway to Sweden - http://www.wwlink.se Portal and search engine to Swedish companies, authorities and organisations.
Sweden Message Board - http://p204.ezboard.com/fjswebfrm27 Forum about travel, tourism, employment, life and culture.
Scandinavia Real Estate Directory - http://www.constellator.se/ Comprehensive site containing news, facts and articles about real estate in Sweden and Scandinavia. Special coverage on quoted real estate companies. Chat, BBS and other community functions.
TeliaSonera - http://www.telia.com Telecommunications provider in the Nordic and Baltic countries, offering mobile and fixed network services. Also a major ISP.
German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce - http://www.handelskammer.se/ Deals with issues concerning German-Swedish trade relations. Overview of services and contact information.
Systembolaget - http://www.systembolaget.se/ Official site for the government-controlled alcohol retail chain. About the company, their services and products, and Swedish alcohol legislation.
Fair link - http://www.fairlink.se Professional and industrial council for Scandinavian trade show organizers.
Primepoint - http://www.primepoint.com/ Conference facility and meeting place for the international business community, located at Arlanda Airport.
Franchisenet - http://www.franchisenet.net Site for franchise information in Scandinavia on the Internet. The purpose is to market national and international franchise concepts in Scandinavia to connect franchisors with franchisees.
Swedes Down Under - http://www.sdu.nu/ A club for Swedes and other interested parties residing in Australia.
En Breton i Sverige - http://www.photos-suede.com/ Bilder från de skandinaviska länderna, tagna av en fransman bosatt i Sverige.
Bottenviksbågen - http://www.bothnianarc.net/ Organisation för samverkan mellan Sverige och Finland längs Bottenviken.
History of Finland - http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/hist.html A selection of illustrated articles on the history of Finland written by leading academic experts
Mannerheim.fi - http://www.mannerheim.fi/ Detailed biography of Marshal Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, profiles of his residences and hobbies, and links to related articles and multimedia. Available in English, Finnish, Swedish, German, and French.
Lessons of the Winter War - http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/war1.html Article about the Winter War 1939-40 between Finland and Stalin's Red Army.
A Chronology of Finnish History - http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/chrohist.html A chronology of Finnish history compiled by Joe Brady, included annotated text links.
Virtual Finland - http://virtual.finland.fi/ A multimedia guide with information, facts and daily news on Finland.
Finland 4-H Federation - http://www.4h-liitto.fi/p/-46/857/ Provides an introduction to the activities of the youth programme across the country.
Cultural Policies in Europe: Finland - http://www.culturalpolicies.net/finland.htm Access to data, facts, trends and summaries of current debates on national cultural policy developments in the country.
History of Finland - http://www.historyofnations.net/europe/finland.html Provides a history of Finland from ancient times to the present.
History of Finland - http://www.suomalaisuudenliitto.fi/history.htm Provides details about the Finnish past.
Finland and Related People - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Parthenon/3818/ Offers a variety of articles dealing with the history of the Finnish related people.
Pictures From Wars During Finland's Independence - http://koti.mbnet.fi/~avalpas/ Photographs, maps, scanned documents, speeches, and other images and documents covering the Civil War of 1918, the Winter War of 1939-40, the Continuation War of 1941-44, and the War of Lapland of 1944-45.
Samisk Bibel - http://hem.passagen.se/storumankyrkan/samisk/bibel/sbibel_s.htm Om befintliga och planerade översättningar av bibeltexter på de samiska språken.
Samiska språket - http://www.sametinget.se/sametinget/view.cfm?oid=1149&sat=no Information från Sametinget.
Tracing the Cliff God - http://www.internetix.ofw.fi/tutkimus/muinaistaide/kalliojumala/e-kalliojumala/ Overview and discussion of the rock paintings and amber figures of Astuvansalmi.
Ancient Religion of the Finns - http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/muinueng.html Introduction to Finnish cosmology, ancestor cult, hunting rites, gods and guardian spirits, by Juha Pentikäinen.
The Popular Beliefs of the Finns - http://www.internetix.fi/opinnot/opintojaksot/1filosofiapsykologia/kansanusko/e-kansanusko/ Course covering the ancient popular beliefs of the Finns, the history of folklore studies, and the mythical conception of the world in the spirit of Kalevala.
Gaaltije - http://www.itv.se/boreale/gaaltije.html Sydsamiskt kulturcentrumet i Östersund.
Enda bilden av pappa - http://www.filmteller.com/endabilden/ Om dokumentärfilmen "Enda bilden av pappa" som handlar om en kvinna som söker sitt samiska ursprung.
H-Net Network for Scandinavian history - http://www.h-net.org/~skand/ H-SKAND is a new daily Internet discussion forum focused on scholarly topics in the common Scandinavian history as well as the national histories of the Scandinavian countries. H-SKAND is designed primarily for spreading information of value to professional historians; subscriptions are invited from professors, lecturers, librarians, archivists, graduate students, and other professionals, world-wide.
Medieval Scandinavia - http://home.ringnett.no/bjornstad/ Scandinavian history, Norwegian genealogy, local archaeology and Norse mythology.
Reasons and Prelude to the Viking Age - http://www.lysator.liu.se/nordic/mirror/gutar/Origin_of_Svear.html Summarizes major events in early Scandinavian history as related in the book The Origin of Svear, a re-evaluation of the place of Gotland and Svear in Roman sources.
The Content of Medieval Scandinavia - http://www.ringnett.no/home/bjornstad/misc/content.html This website is primarily about the Scandinavian past history and our own family genealogy, but a lot of the information provided would certainly benefit a much greater audience than just the family.
The World Factbook - Denmark - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/da.html About the Danish geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
Made in Denmark - http://www.madeindenmark.org Links to English versions of websites belonging to leading Danish organisations, public and private.
Denmark (1998) Finland (2766) Norway (1241) Sweden (2305)
Sami (79) Iceland (697) Greenland (233)
Edvard Grieg - http://www.mnc.net/norway/EHG.htm Site has various articles, biography and midi files.
Edward Grieg - http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/grieg.html Classical Music Pages essay from The Grove Concise Dictionary of Music focuses on his style and artistic output.
Grieg, Edvard (1843 - 1907) - http://www.hnh.com/composer/grieg.htm Brief biography, caricature, and summary of stage works with recommended recording.
Classic Cat - http://www.classiccat.net/grieg_eh/index.htm Directory of mp3s on the internet that have been made available by the performing artists.
Classical Music Archives: Grieg - http://www.classicalarchives.com/bios/codm/grieg.html Biography from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. Over 100 complete files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Edvard Grieg Society - http://www.edvardgriegsociety.org/ Official site. An organization dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and influence of Norway's best-known composer. Includes biography, concert schedules, and society information.
The Grieg Archives - http://www.bergen.folkebibl.no/grieg-samlingen/engelsk/grieg_intro_eng.html Contains summary of holdings and contact information.
Edvard Grieg - http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0006113/ Filmography, noting films and television programs using his music, quotes, trivia, and links from the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) - http://www.recmusic.org/lieder/g/grieg.html Individual vocal works and cycles, most with Norse texts, some having English or French translations. From the Lied and Art Song Texts Page at REC Music.
Edvard Grieg - http://www.karadar.it/Dictionary/grieg.html Classical Music dictionary about life, works, portraits and photographs, and MIDI audio files about the composer.
Kunst der Fuge | Edvard Grieg - http://www.kunstderfuge.com/midi-g.htm#Grieg MIDI files of "Peer Gynt" and other (freely downloadable) and piano pieces and concerto. Link to short biography.
Odin: Edvard Grieg - http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990394/ Detailed biography.
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup - http://www.wqxr.com/cgi-bin/iowa/cla/learning/grove.html?record=3870 Biography showing him as lyrical composer rooted both in the early Romantic era and Norwegian folk idiom, nationalist, conductor, pianist, and cultural hero, with summary of works. From the Grove Concise Dictionary of Music entry at WQXR radio.
Edvard Grieg: Miniaturist in a Big Way - http://www.humanitiesweb.org/cgi-bin/human.cgi?s=c&p=c&a=i&ID=56 Contains brief biography, list of key works, suggested reading, timeline, recommended recordings, historical context, and links from Heart's Ease Conservatory.
Grieg Museum in Troldhaugen - http://www.troldhaugen.com/ Online-Präsentation mit Biographie, Werkeverzeichnis, vielen Hörbeispielen und natürlich Informationen zum Museum.
Edvard Grieg - http://www.coli.uni-saarland.de/~zey/oelmann.html Umfassender Artikel über Leben und Werk, der auch als zip-Datei geladen werden kann. Zum Online-Lesen bitte auf den Link "Lexikonartikel" gehen.
Grieg-Sammlung - http://www.bergen.folkebibl.no/grieg-samlingen/tysk/grieg_intro_deu.html Die Seiten der Bibliothek in Bergen/Norwegen geben Auskunft über die verwalteten Daten und Manuskripte von Edvard Grieg.
Werke - http://www.aoz.ethz.ch/archive/komponisten/edward_grieg.html Einleitender biographischer Hinweis zu Grieg und Beschreibung des Klavierkonzertes und der Peer Gynt Suite.
Grieg, Edvard - http://home.online.no/~trold/bios/deutschhtml.htm Tabellarische Kurzdaten zu Leben und Werk.
Grieg, Edvard - http://odin.dep.no/odin/tysk/om_odin/stillinger/032005-990173/index-dok000-b-n-a.html Auf den Seiten des norwegischen Aussenministeriums wird der Komponist besprochen und gewürdigt.
Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne - http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990483/index-dok000-b-n-a.html Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1903.
Nansen, Fridtjof - http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990458/index-dok000-b-n-a.html On a simple grave in a quiet garden outside Oslo a name is inscribed, Fridtjof Nansen. There are no dates upon the stone and somehow this is fitting. For there is a timelessness about great men; and in Norway, and indeed the world, Nansen must be numbered among the foremost.
Grieg, Edvard - http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990394/index-dok000-b-n-a.html Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) is the greatest composer Norway has fostered.
Næss, Arne - http://www.sum.uio.no/staff/arnena/ Founder of Deep Ecology and one of Norway's best known philosophers. Projects and publications.
Munch, Edvard - http://odin.dep.no/odin/engelsk/norway/history/032005-990477/index-dok000-b-n-a.html The Norwegian artist Edvard Munch is regarded as a pioneer in the Expressionist movement in modern painting. At an early stage Munch was recognized in Germany and central Europe as one of the creators of a new epoch. His star is still on the ascendant in the other European countries, and in the rest of the world.
Chr. Michelsen Institute - http://www.cmi.no/ CMI is a private social science research foundation working on issues of development and human rights, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The Norwegian Historical Data Centre - http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html NHDC is a national institution with the main aim to computerize the Norwegian censuses 1865 onwards together with the parish registers and other sources from the 18th and 19th centuries. NDHC is a centre at the University of Tromsø.
Institute of Marine Research - http://www.imr.no/ National centre for research on coastal and ocean life and the marine environment. [English and Norwegian]
Norwegian Hydrogen Forum (NHF) - http://www.hydrogen.no/ An organisation to promote the environmental benefits of using hydrogen as an energy carrier. Features list of members, and information about research.
Ministry of the Environment - http://www.odin.dep.no/md/engelsk/index-b-n-a.html Government ministry offers the "State of the Environment Norway," facts and figures on Norway's environment and environmental activities, and internet links to related resources.
Some English decorated metal objects
found in Norwegian Viking graves
Contributions to the art history
of the eighth century A.D
(AÌŠrbok for Universitetet i Bergen.
Humanistisk serie, 1963) by Egil Bakka