Sankthans in Norway

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“Sankthans” – Acrylic Painting by Eva Newermann

EnglishSankthans celebrations here in Norway 🇳🇴 , 23 of June, has lately been more of an excuse to throw a big party, and to burn big bonfires, especially along the coastline. 


Norwegian2Sanktans her i Norge 🇳🇴 23 Juni, har i de siste åra blitt markert med bålbrenning spesielt langs kysten og eventuelle festligheter knyttet til det.

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17th of May!

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NORWAY: Hip, hip, hooraaay for 17 of May!

Our National Holiday. “Syttende Mai” is Norway’s Constitution Day and we celebrate big! The streets will be packed with people dressed in our national costumes (the bunad) Orchestras in all the streets blasting away. Children’s parades from the schools, all waving flags, and the Russ celebrating graduating from College 🇳🇴


Norwegian2Hurra for Syttende Mai! Norges national dag, hvor vi feirer i bunader og fin stasen, med musikk i gatene, barne tog fra alle skoler, hvor alle veiver med flaggene sine. Russen feirer at de er ferdig med videregående 🇳🇴

 

 

Hi Soccer Fans!

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It’s raining today, but that’s OK because everybody is inside watching the World Cup. Fun to see a small country like Island (with a population of only about 350 000) fighting like real Vikings to stay in the game.