90 Youth Celebrate Arbor Day in Ambassador’s Garden

On April 17, 2018, 90 youth gathered in the Ambassador’s residence garden in celebration of Arbor Day and Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 to show support for taking care of and protecting our planet. On Arbor Day, individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. It is celebrated ...
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United States Air Force Brass Band Teaches Trøndelag Youth About Jazz

To celebrate the arrival of the F35 aircraft, the United States Air Force Brass Band Quintet visited Trondheim and Ørland. The brass quintet held a “Masterclass” for Byåsen Skole Musikkorps, where students got a great concert with famous tunes from among others Frost and Star Wars. After the concert, the Air Force band gave a ...
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Nariman Hame takes part in 2017 BFTF youth program

Every year, the U.S. Embassy chooses one Norwegian youth, among many Norwegian youth applicants, to be the Norwegian participant in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship Summer Institute (BFTF). BFTF is a youth program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and Department of State , and hosted by Wake Forest University . In BFTF, 55 young students, aged 16-18, representing 44 countries, come together to ...
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U.S. Marines visit Hegra school

Earlier this month, students at Hegra Upper Secondary School welcomed a group of U.S. Marines to their classrooms. The Marines are part of the Marine Rotational Force Europe 17.1 who are currently deployed at Værnes, and they talked to 8th, 9th, and 10th grades about their Norwegian experience. The Marine Corps’ presence in Norway allows for ...
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