Category Archives: Celebrations

Celebrations in Norway

Norway is not a country of big celebrations. This is a list of the days where our flag should be raised and hurra’s to be said: January 1st: New Years day (the day of hangovers) January 21st: Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s … Continue reading

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Russ and their celebration called Russefeiring

Kids in Norway go to 3 types of school until they are done with their basic education. First they go to Barneskole, which translates directly to Kids School for the first 7 years. Then it’s off to Ungdomsskole for 3 … Continue reading

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Religion

Norway has a state religion, christianity. But church and state is mostly separate, and in school kids now learn about all major religions. We used to have a christian minister as a prime minister, from the christian party (ruling together … Continue reading

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17th of May

This is our national day, our independence day, an national holiday where almost everything is closed and people flock to the streets to be together in celebrating our independence from greedy neighbor states like Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Usually it … Continue reading

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Bunad

It is our traditional costume, made both for men, women and kids. They vary from place to place, over 200 versions are known, and it’s a very old tradition. The style varies from place to place, but it’s VERY time … Continue reading

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Christmas

Christmas is the biggest celebration we have in Norway. Usually the Christmas stuff arrives in the stores in October and then just pile on from there. It’s getting more and more commercial, but there is also a big trend in … Continue reading

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