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Scandinavian travelers’ impressions of Greece showcased at Nordic Library

For the Swedish orientalist and Greek philologist Jakob Jonas Bjornstahl - the first known Scandinavian traveler to visit Greece, in 1779 - Thessaly and the Vale of Tempe in the winter felt just like home. And in 1878, Finnish architect, writer and artist Jac Ahrenberg was surprised to find that Athens reminded him of cities back in his own country in many ways.

Nordic Worlds: Slovenia's women team win silver in sprint

The Slovenian team finished 37 hundredths of a second ahead of the champions Stina Nillson and Maja Dahlqvist of Sweden. Bronze went to Norway's Ingvild Flugstad Oestbergin and Maiken Caspersen Fala (+0.60).

"This is absolutely crazy, we finally did it," Lampič, 23, said in her first comment for the Slovenian public broadcaster TV Slovenija.

Vucic starts his "Future of Serbia" campaign/VIDEO

In that city he attended the presentation of projects supporting Serbia's development through the program "Norway for You."

The goal of the project is to contribute to a balanced socio-economic development in Serbia through increasing employment opportunities, especially of vulnerable and marginalized groups in 91 local self-governments.

First Olympic medal winners for Slovenia enter Hall of Fame

The trio was inaugurated into the elite club honoured by the Slovenian Sports Journalists Association as the first winners of Olympic medals for Slovenia.

Jure Košir (46), competed for 15 seasons in the World Cup to earn 3 wins and 20 podium finishes, but his biggest achievement was the bronze medal in the men's slalom at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

#Romania2019.eu/FinMin Teodorovici:Romania aims to advance works in economic, financial, fiscal area to the benefit of member states

Romania wants to actively participate in the strengthening of the European project and aims to advance the works in the economic, financial and fiscal area, to the benefit of all member states, Public Finance Minister Eugen Teodorovici stated on Monday within a meeting in Bucharest with Norway's Finance Minister Siv Jensen.

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