International news is paramount to share stories of individuals, communities and societies and bridge these by learning about each other. Red Pers is therefore excited to welcome you to our International Wednesdays, giving you one article every week in English to offer an insight from an international perspective on the global world we live in.
How is it that a low production teen drama project manages to become a viral hit and build a global following? Norwegian TV-show Skam has certainly cultivated people around the world, but does its glorification of youth in Norway present a fake reality for viewers? International editor Stefanos Yowhannes (from Norway) introduces Skam to Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is not only the capital city of the Dutch, it is also a multicultural mix of foreign students, expats and other people from abroad. In this column, our international editors share their perspective with us. Today: Stefanos Yowhannes from Stavanger, Norway.