Today's Global Hit features a singer from Norway who grew up in a Muslim immigrant community there. For Deeyah - as she's known - success came early...but it was followed by harassment and threats from her own community.
Norway is traditionally a Winter Olympics powerhouse. But Norway's haul is below expectations so far in Vancouver, and as The World's Carol Zall explains, that's fodder for jokes at Norway's expense in Sweden.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Norwegian town of Geilo. Each year on the first full moon, the town hosts an annual Ice Music Festival that features music played on instruments carved entirely out of ice.
Twenty-one year old violin student Xiang Yu plays a Bach violin sonata during a visit to our studio today and tells anchor Marco Werman about his recent experience at the 2010 Menuhin Competition for Young Violinists in Oslo, Norway.