Culture

A Little Bit of Scandinavia in the Northland

Northland Uncovered: Bergquist Imports- Scandinavian gift items

CLOQUET, Minn. –¬†Minnesota has the largest population of Scandinavian Americans in the United States. Put a little bit of Scandinavia in every home in america- that’s the Bergquist motto since 1948. “Our house was always full of beautiful Scandinavian gift items, so i grew up with them in the home,” Bergquist owner Barry Bergquist said. Barry Bergquist’s parents got the…

Kalevala Day to Offer Finnish Fun in Duluth

The Finnish Cultural Event is Happening Sunday, February 24, 2019

DULUTH, Minn. – Kalevala Day is celebrated in Finland on the 28th of February, in honor of the day on which the Old kalevala’s forward was dated by Lonnrot (February 28, 1835). Kalevala Day is an official flag-raising day in Finland, and simultaneously the Day of Finnish culture. A local celebration is happening Sunday, February 24 at Kenwood Lutheran Church…

UWS International Students Share International Food

UWS Holds International Cooking Demo at Pilgrim Lutheran Church

SUPERIOR, Wis.- The cultures of UWS were on display at Pilgrim Lutheran Church Saturday. The University hosted their annual International Cooking Demo. Foods from around 10 countries were available, for people to get a taste of a different culture. “Our main motto is to bring people together so that they can know more about our culture, and we can learn…

Coffee Conversation: Zeitgeist to Host Second ‘Spirit of Duluth’ Series

On Monday, October 15, Zeitgeist will Kick Off the Second 'Spirit of Duluth' Series with South African Culture, Cuisine

DULUTH, Minn. – Culture and cuisine from across the globe will soon take center stage at Zeitgeist in Downtown Duluth. Tickets are on sale right now¬†for the first ‘Spirit of Duluth’ series on Monday, October 15. This is the second year Zeitgeist has hosted events centered on highlighting culture and cuisine from other parts of the world. “A Taste of…

Eight Scholarship Opportunities Open to Northland Students

Deadline to Apply for the 2017 Bluebird Foundation Scholarships is Friday, April 28

DULUTH, Minn. – Eight scholarship opportunities are up for grabs in the Northland. The Bluebird Foundation is currently looking for talented high school students looking to study in the arts to apply for the opportunity. The Bluebird Foundation strives to be an advocate for area youth in the performing arts and to create awareness of the power of the arts…