Monday, December 16, 2013

Casting Call: "Alt for Norge"

"Alt for Norge" Season 3 contestants

Are you an adventurous Norwegian American looking to meet your relatives in Norway? The Emmy-winning Norwegian reality television show “Alt for Norge” is rounding up contestants for Season 5!

Contestants will travel to Norway and compete in cultural challenges, meet long lost Norwegian relatives and win a $50,000 cash prize.

Season 3 winner Todd Ferris meets his family in Norway
Here are a few requirements:
• Have never traveled to Norway
• Be of Norwegian descent
• Be at least 18 years old by February 16, 2014

If you want to hear first-hand what it was like being a "Alt for Norge" contestant, check out the June 2013 issue of Viking magazine where we talked with Season 3 winner Todd Ferris. You can also read the interview here

Ready to apply? There will be an open casting call in Minnesota at the Mall of America on Sat., Dec. 21.

Application and video submission deadline is January 5, 2014.

You can email any questions to

Anya Britzius is associate managing editor of Viking. She lives in Minneapolis, Minn., and enjoys baking, reading and keeping up on modern Norwegian trends.

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