Tag Archives: 17 mai

Lompe and lefse

Lefse is a soft flatbread that is a big part of Norwegian food heritage. Lefse is made out of potato, milk or cream (or lard) and flour, and cooked on a big hot slab called a griddle. You need special … Continue reading

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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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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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