Popular Norwegian reality show hosts casting call Saturday

The Alt for Norge Season 3 contestants in Norway.
The Alt for Norge Season 3 contestants in Norway.
Photo courtesy of O'Connor Casting Company.
Do you have Norwegian ancestry? Want to go to Norway for free? Would you be okay with being followed by a camera crew as you do so? Then you may be a good candidate for Alt for Norge (a.k.a. The Great Norway Adventure). The Emmy award-winning Norwegian reality show follows 12 American contestants as they travel the country for the first time to meet distant relatives, take on fun or extreme challenges, and learn a little about the culture and history of Norway. The winner of the season takes home $50,000.

See also:
Season 4 casting call (featuring an interview with past contestants)

The casting call will take place at the Executive Center at Mall of America this Saturday, December 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (on the fourth floor). Anyone is welcome to apply, as long as they have some Norwegian ancestry, no matter how remote. Potential contestants must also be 18 or older.

Folks looking to apply can get on the VIP list for interviews by emailing For all info, or to apply online, visit

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