Norway

Between Europe's Borders

Inside the Snowy World of Scandinavia's Enduring Indigenous Culture

Photographer Hedda Rysstad spent time in northern Norway with young Sámis, whose existence and language were repressed and marginalised for decades.
Hedda Rysstad
8.5.19
weird

Whale Freed From Harness Was 'Likely' Trained by Russian Navy

We talked to the Norwegian marine biologist who freed a beluga whale from a harness that said "Equipment of St. Petersburg."
Sarah Emerson
4.30.19
ALIENS

NASA Says it Caused Otherworldly Lights in the Arctic Circle

A NASA rocket launch mission that painted the Arctic sky was compared to an “alien attack.”
Sarah Emerson
4.9.19
PROFILES

Who the Hell is Jimi Somewhere?

The 20-year-old is being hailed as Norway’s answer to Kevin Abstract. We’re premiering a song and video from his second EP, PONYBOY.
Daisy Jones
3.14.19
Film

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned, and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
2.19.19
Norway

On the Hunt for Gamalost Cheese, Norway’s 'Viking Viagra'

Cheesemakers are riffing on the mythic "old cheese" with hopes to make it part of the Norwegian diet again.
Shoshi Parks
2.12.19
Interviews

Japanese Black Metal Icon Vivian Slaughter Is Resurrected as Viviankrist

The former Gallhammer vocalist opens up about moving to Norway and launching her chilling new solo electronic project.
Stephanie Dubick
11.8.18
bear market

Cruise Ship Crew Members Killed a Polar Bear on a Remote Island in Norway

They said the bear “unexpectedly attacked” in a remote part of Norway where there are more polar bears than people.
Alex Lubben
7.31.18
wildfires

The Arctic Is on Fire, and You Can See it From Space

More than 50 wildfires are burning in parts of Sweden inside the Arctic Circle, according to the European Space Agency.
Alex Lubben
7.22.18
Photography

I Spent 24 Hours on a Party Bus

Photographer Hedda Rysstad spent a day and night finding out why students in Norway spend up to $8,800 to party on a bus.
Hedda Rysstad
5.31.18
Photography

Playful Photographs of Crazy Coincidences Found in Cities

The street photographer Pau Buscató​ spends seven hours a day searching for the funny moments that only happen when people are crammed together.
Beckett Mufson
4.16.18
Photography

Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive

Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being a bigot.
Caisa Ederyd
3.14.18
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