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Topic: Norway

A Volkswagen Drives a Trailer Backwards at High Speed in This Marvelous Campaign

See how Try Oslo pulled off this Cannes winner

Imagine walking down the street, going about your business, and seeing a car-towed box trailer whizzing past—backwards. You might imagine you had stumbled onto the set of an action movie. Or…

An Unborn Girl Reads a Loving, Pleading Letter to Her Father in This Heartbreaking PSA

How to really be a protective dad

There's a kind of time-out moment in Game of Thrones when Cersei Lannister, who is generally a villain, asks an enemy of hers how her daughter—who now lives in his…

Norwegians Object to Giant Penis Squirting Them With Confetti in PSA Stunt

Actually, younger people kind of liked it

Believe it or not, there are a few situations where dressing up as a giant penis and spraying people with confetti is inappropriate. Promoting condom use on behalf of a…

This Norwegian Don't-Boat-and-Drink PSA Became a Global Viral Hit

Docking is tough, but this mellow dude makes it seem easy

The good people of Norway are facing a drunken-boating problem—of the roughly 30 Norwegian boat-related deaths each year, about a quarter occur when the operator is under the influence. A…

Goat Sings '80s Rock Ballad 'Simply the Best' in Ridiculous Ad for Goat Cheese

But he's no Tina Turner

Have you ever wondered how a goat would interpret '80s rock ballad "Simply the Best"? Of course you have. The cute beast in this Norwegian commercial for goat cheese sticks pretty…

One Bite of Chocolate Puts Everything in Perspective in This Lovely Spot From Norway

Freia creates a modern Proustian moment

This video spot for Freia chocolate shows a young, impressively bearded Norwegian man living by the "full life, empty fridge" principle in New York City. His hectic lifestyle as a…

Design Grand Prix Goes to Norwegian Shop for a Logo That's Visual and Musical

U.S. golds awarded to Interbrand, TBWA\MAL

CANNES, France—Norwegian agency Anti Design won the coveted Design Grand Prix here tonight for a fascinating branding identity campaign for a music and arts festival, the centerpiece being a logo…

Hidden-Camera Video With Freezing Child Is a Whole Lot Warmer Than Most Ad Stunts

Would you help this boy?

If you saw a boy without a coat shivering alone at a bus stop, would you ask if he needed help? Would you lend him your gloves, scarf or jacket? Commuters…

Norway's Pro-Gay Olympic Ad Is Cheesy and Absurd, but Also Kind of Incredible

XXL goes to 11

Thanks to the country's anti-gay laws, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia have turned into a de facto platform for LGBT marketing. Earlier, we had the Canadian ad that said…

McDonald's Sweden Taunts Norway With Big Mac Billboard at the Border

Quite the price gap

Here's a fun neighbor-shaming McDonald's billboard from DDB Stockholm. Sitting right at the border between Sweden and Norway, the billboard displays comparative pricing for Big Macs in the two nations—egging on…

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