"Norsk Kultur" Gallery Opened Today at Epcot

The official Disney Parks Blog just announced that a new exhibit opened today in the Norway pavilion at Epcot:

‘Frozen’-Inspired ‘Norsk Kultur’ Gallery Opens at Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort

A new gallery, Norsk Kultur, opened its doors in the Norway pavilion at Epcot over the weekend. The gallery showcases a collection of artifacts and objects that inspired the world of Disney’s “Frozen.”

Norsk Kultur, meaning “Norweigan Culture,” will feature items such as: an authentic hand-made bunad, the traditional costume of Norway; A hardanger fiddle and other handmade instruments; Hand-carved artisan furniture; Examples of rosemaling (traditional Norse decorative painting) and more.

The collection will also feature a Southern Sami Man’s outfit – in the film, the character of Kristoff represents a blend of both Northern and Southern indigenous Sami culture. Some artifacts on display date back as early as the 1200s. Don’t forget – Disney’s “Frozen” opens in theaters November 27.

(Loans courtesy of Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Decorah, Iowa)

We have to say that this new exhibit looks quite nice. We'll make sure to personally check it out soon. Stay tuned!

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