Nordic culture

Cultural treats in Oslo

Cultural treats in Oslo

Cultural treats in Oslo

10/09/2018

Ida Katrine Berntzen

As silence descends and the smell of beer slowly fades after a busy festival season in Norway, the theatre scene...

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5 facts about the Icelandic language

5 facts about the Icelandic language

5 facts about the Icelandic language

23/08/2018

Max Naylor

Icelandic is a language you might have heard without even realising it. In fact, if you’ve ever heard a song b...

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A Nordic indigenous people – a basic vocabulary of Sámi

A Nordic indigenous people – a basic vocabulary of Sámi

A Nordic indigenous people – a basic vocabulary of Sámi

9/08/2018

STP

The only indigenous people in the European Union, the Sámi people are spread across four different countries, s...

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Five facts about the Finnish language

Five facts about the Finnish language

Five facts about the Finnish language

11/07/2018

STP

The Finnish language has a reputation for being, shall we say, challenging for foreigners to learn (some would c...

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Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

Scandimix: a language continuum on a label

2/07/2018

STP

In 1896, the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen participated in a meeting in Stockholm, where a pan-Scandinavian ...

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It’ll be all right at the end…

It’ll be all right at the end…

It’ll be all right at the end…

11/06/2018

Max Naylor

You’ve heard of cosy hygge (the Danish “art of cosiness”), maybe you’ve come across the Swedish perfec...

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6 facts about the Norwegian language

6 facts about the Norwegian language

6 facts about the Norwegian language

10/05/2018

William Hagerup

When learning a new language, it is always useful to get familiar with its origins, history and those little det...

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Localisation insights: the Nordic market

Localisation insights: the Nordic market

Localisation insights: the Nordic market

1/05/2018

STP

Comprising Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and their associated territories, the Nordic countries are ...

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How your LSP can beat the Nordic summer shutdown

How your LSP can beat the Nordic summer shutdown

How your LSP can beat the Nordic summer shutdown

25/05/2017

Sandberg Translation Parnters

There’s something you should know about people from the Nordic countries. And it’s something that could save...

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Our favourite Nordic Christmas traditions

Our favourite Nordic Christmas traditions

Our favourite Nordic Christmas traditions

16/12/2016

Sandberg Translation Parnters

What are the traditions that make Christmas in the Nordic countries special? Here are four of our favourites, as...

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Advent in Denmark: A lesson in hygge

Advent in Denmark: A lesson in hygge

Advent in Denmark: A lesson in hygge

5/12/2016

Sandberg Translation Parnters

December is here, the old year is drawing to a close and – in Scandinavia at least – the days are getting sh...

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Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

Spring is sprung

2/05/2014

Sandberg Translation Parnters

It’s party time in the Nordic countries, with two holidays at this time of the year that are celebrated much m...

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Salty Sweet

Salty Sweet

Salty Sweet

2/12/2013

Sandberg Translation Parnters

Here at STP, a member of staff’s safe return from annual leave often heralds the arrival of a tub of salty liq...

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Box, Box, Baby

Box, Box, Baby

Box, Box, Baby

25/10/2013

Sandberg Translation Parnters

New arrival to the British royal family, Prince George, recently found himself the lucky recipient of one of Fin...

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The Eurovision song context

The Eurovision song context

The Eurovision song context

6/05/2013

Sandberg Translation Parnters

Sweden had the honour of hosting two world-class events on Saturday 18 May 2013: the Ice-hockey World Championsh...

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English is a Scandinavian language

English is a Scandinavian language

English is a Scandinavian language

16/02/2013

Sandberg Translation Parnters

Jan Terje Faarlund, professor of linguistics at the University of Oslo, and Joseph Emmonds, a visiting professor...

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The magic word

The magic word

The magic word

9/11/2012

Sandberg Translation Parnters

The little adverb “please” has come to symbolise politeness in English requests to the extent that it might ...

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Nordic by Nature

Nordic by Nature

Nordic by Nature

24/02/2012

Sandberg Translation Parnters

Nordic men and women have a reputation for excelling in endurance sports in the international arena, and we trai...

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Living within the Arctic Circle

Living within the Arctic Circle

Living within the Arctic Circle

2/04/2010

Sandberg Translation Parnters

The Arctic Circle is an imaginary line that marks the latitude above which the sun does not set on the day of th...

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