Alt for Norge

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Alt for Norge
Presented by Fridtjof Nilsen (2016-)
Henriette Bruusgaard (2010-2015)
Original language(s) Norwegian
(also English)
No. of episodes 68
Production
Location(s) Norway
Production company(s) Monster Media
Release
Original network TVNorge
Original release 8 April 2010
Chronology
Followed by Allt för Sverige (2011-)
Alt for Danmark (2012)
External links
Website

Alt for Norge (All for Norway, though marketed in the United States as The Great Norway Adventure) is a Norwegian reality television series which debuted in 2010 and appears on TVNorge and hosted by Fridtjof Nilsen. The reality show features Norwegian Americans participating in challenges relating to Norwegian history and culture, competing to win a reunion with their distant Norwegian relatives. The original Norwegian concept has also been exported to Sweden and Denmark.

The phrase "Alt for Norge" is the royal motto of Norway.

Seasons[edit]

The series is in its 8th season:

  • Season 1 - (2010)
  • Season 2 - (2011)
  • Season 3 - (2012)
  • Season 4 - (2013)
  • Season 5 - (2014)
  • Season 6 - (2015)
  • Season 7 - (2016)
  • Season 8 - (2017) - Filming underway for season 8

The Winner of each season is highlighted in bold.

2010 - Season 01[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Grant Aaseng Alexandria, Minnesota Vågå
Clinton Admire Fort Worth, Texas Haugesund
Deborah Breberg Dawson, Minnesota Tuddal
Flannery Good Fresno, California Våler
Signe Harriday New York Steinkjer
Matthew Lovik California Stord
Doug Miner Seattle Helleland
Joseph Ruud Minneapolis, Minnesota Nannestad
Maia Surace Chicago, Illinois Stord
Kari Tauring Minnesota Gudvangen

2011 - Season 02[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Matthew Rowe Colorado Balestrand in Sogn og Fjordane
Britta Nordahl Newport Beach Balestrand in Sogn og Fjordane
Mary Hakes Minnesota Tinn
Lulie Newcomb Los Angeles Hammerfest
Shanna Olson Los Angeles Tuddal
Joshua J. Svare Seattle Nesna
Paul Haugen Minnesota Ringebu
Tom Tørresdal Portland Tørresdal
Justin Jørgensen Los Angeles Sandnes
Saskia Larsen Connecticut Sandefjord
Kimmy Nolan New York Ringerike
Dakota Gillespie North Dakota Stryn

2012 - Season 03[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Todd Ferris Zionsville, Indiana Selbu
Alf Herigstad East Olympia, Washington Time, Norway
Austin Muller Wisconsin Luster
Tara Filer (Yant) Oregon Trøgstad
Dana Dinsmore Hawaii Ålesund
Barbara Liles Portland Namdalseid
Jessica Brustad San Diego Tufsingdal in Hedmark
Johnathan Richards Houston Trondheim
C.J. Foss Pittsburgh Oslo
Amy Hesteness Minnesota Hestenesøyra in Sogn og Fjordane
Stephanie Reese Los Angeles Tingvoll
Mary Caryl Giltner Serritella Los Angeles Skafså

2013 - Season 04[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Angela Flatland Wisconsin Hjartdal
Andy Rae Halverson St. Paul Hurdal
Travis Nordgård South Dakota Sparbu
Berit Jansen Rodsater Los Angeles Fjærland
Jorgen Karlsrud Minneapolis Hadeland
Karac Ellestad Harrisburg Vestre Slidre
Greg Larsen Nashville Rennesøy
Colby Bakke Kristoffer Los Angeles Toten
Lïv Bly Minnesota Narvik
Raquel Tait Las Vegas Ålesund
Jeri Stewart Washington Bergen
Eric Hovland Florida Høyanger

2014 - Season 05[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
David Knudson Minneapolis, Minnesota Bergen
Guy Seese Seattle, Washington / Anchorage, Alaska Lurøy
Beth Butala Bloomington, Minnesota Sogndal
Breyanne Nordtvedt Seattle, Washington / Los Angeles, California Fusa
Leah Perzichilli St. Paul, Minnesota Nes in Hedmark
Marshell Moy Montana / Idaho / Antarctic Grimstad
Candice Peters Chicago, Illinois Tinn
Ruth Hetland Clifton, Texas Dalane
Kent Luetzen Grand Forks, North Dakota Krødsherad
Norris Nelson Comer St. Petersburg, Florida Austevoll
Kyle deMontmorency Utah Åsnes
Brandon Brones Chicago, Illinois Modum

2015 - Season 06[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Kelsey Tungseth Colorado Averøy
Tess Roholt Auburn Bamble
Quanzakari DeChiara-Crillion Minneapolis Skien
Sarah Jensen-Giampapa Los Angeles Oslo
Adam Tock Champagne / Chicago, Illinois Lier, Norway
David Engen Minneapolis Gausdal
Hannah Tjoflat Wisconsin Ullensvang
Taylor Randle Minneapolis Kristiansund
Camille Humpherys Utah Stjørdal
Scott Wallingford Seattle Kongsberg
Joel Hilmo Seattle Nesna
Jake Uggerud Alexandria Åsnes

2016 - Season 07[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Heidi Somes Seattle Stord
Johnny Bartz Miami / Minnesota Rennebu
Kate MIlls Bellingham Rissa
Jeff Johnson Minneapolis Østre Toten
Derrick Tingvold Bemidji Søndre Land
Brittany Miller Minneapolis Nes, Hallingdal
Lauren Semingson Strum, Wisconsin Tinn
Lars Phillips Ballard Tvedestrand
Kelsey Iverson Montana Sel
Joni Adahl Devils Lake, North Dakota Kviteseid
Thomas Monson Minnesota / Redding, California Jølster
Richard Brunmond White Bear Lake / Minnesota Årdal

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2017 - Season 08[edit]

Contestant From Place of origin in Norway
Alex Arnott
Kellie Williams
Brennan Finn
Richie Alfson
Sara Heidrich
Jared Vorvick
Madrona Delong
Odessa Stevens Seattle
Christine Campisi
Jamie Larson
Cash Court
Andrea Bennet Xiong

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