The TV series SKAM (Shame) has led to international focus on young Norwegians. We have met 10 real youngsters from generation Skam, representing both urban and rural parts of the country.
The success series “SKAM” indicates that Norway is a free, open, and diverse society. But how is it really? In this article series you’ll meet a bunch of Norwegian youths and get an insight into how it is to be young in Norway.
What are they up to? What is the most important thing that has happened to them? What do they care about, and what makes them ashamed? What are they dreaming about – and what do they think is best about where they live?
And yes: what do they really think about SKAM?
Skam is a Norwegian teen drama TV series about the daily life of teenagers at the Hartvig Nissen School, a gymnasium in the West End borough of Frogner in Oslo. The series is created by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).