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“Polaris” was built in 1912, but was renamed “Endurance” two years later when the British polar explorer Ernest Shackleton purchased ...
Wholesaler Thor Dahl 1862-1920 – remembering Thor Dahl a hundred years on Entrepreneur– businessman - benefactor By Jan Erik Ringstad ...

Reopening of the Whaling Museum

The Whaling museum
Reopening of the Whaling Museum Almost 850 people came to the reopening of the Whaling Museum on Saturday the 29th ...

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2019

The Thor Heyerdahl Institute
In collaboration with the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), the Norwegian Soloist Choir, Jotron and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, ...
On October 20, the Soloist Choir, Foreign Minister, WWF leader, two adventurous marine scientists, young people who have won awards, ...
Bildet viser et tre og gress i forkant og Gildehallen i bakgrunn.
The Norwegian comedy series «Norsemen» was the fourth most watched show on the American Netflix in 2018. March this year ...
Bildet viser et georadar foto av et vikingskip

Viking ship find at Borre

Midgard vikingcenter
The history of Borre continues to grow more and more interesting! The monumental mounds have been visible and therefor known ...

Thor Heyerdahl Competition (2008 – 2009)

The Thor Heyerdahl Institute
Young people aged 15-20 were invited to take part in the competition, which was linked to the theme of the ...

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2014

The Thor Heyerdahl Institute
Thor Heyerdahl Institute maintains and develops Thor Heyerdahl’s ideas and ideals, within interdisciplinary research, international dialogue / multicultural interaction and ...

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2013

The Thor Heyerdahl Institute
Konferansen vil avholdes i «Egget» og er i samarbeid med Universitetet i Bergen, UiB Global og Bjerknes senteret for klimaforskning. ...