MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Calling all Scandinavians!
Do you have any Norwegian in you? Have you never been to Norway? Would you like the chance to win $50,000? Well, now might be it!READ MORE: Gophers Remain Undefeated Following One-Point Win Over Panthers
“The Great Norway Adventure,” or “Alt for Norge,” is looking for contestants for its latest season in the Twin Cities area.
On Sunday, Nov. 8 O’Connor Casting Company is holding an open call at the Mall of America
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. show off your Scandinavian at the Executive Center for a chance to be part of the cast.
To be eligible contestants must be a descendant of Norway, even if it’s just the tiniest bit. They must never have been to Norway and must be a U.S. Citizen that is at least 18 years old by Feb. 15, 2016.READ MORE: Greenway, Kaprizov Lead The Way As Wild Beat Coyotes 5-2
The show, which has twice won the equivalent of an Emmy in Norway, has often been compared to “The Amazing Race.” It follows 12 Norwegian-Americans as they explore Norwegian culture and compete in various challenges.
The winner receives $50,000 cash and gets to meet Norwegian relatives they didn’t know they had.
Can’t make it to the open call? Then submit a video version of your audition.
Taping will be from late April to July in 2016. Contestants must be available for two – 10 weeks to travel abroad.MORE NEWS: How Could Minnesota Be Impacted If Roe Vs. Wade Was Overturned?
For more information, visit O’Connor Casting online.