RUSSEFEIRING

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Each year as the graduating students end their many years of schooling, they celebrate both Syttende Mai (May 17 - Constitution Dad) and Russefeiring, the latter as a memorial to their acedemic years - with fun, crazy, imaginative antics.

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The Russ

Russ is a tradition and cultural phenomenon in Norway. Students who graduate from upper secondary school are called russ and celebrate with the characteristic festivities (russefeiring) during the first few weeks of May. There are many local variations of the russefeiring but the spirit of the celebration remains uniform across the country; it is a symbol of breaking free from the necessary shackles handed down by parents intended for the young generation's well-being and protection. It is a…

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17. mai aktivitet: gå på stylter

Tror nesten aldri ungene har prøvd stylter før! (så da måtte mor - med bunaden på - vise hvordan det skulle gjøres...) Det var ikke lett å få til, så det må vi nok øve mer på! Nydelig vær! Så mens storesøster var ute på både korps- og speideroppdrag, rakk vi andre en tur innom grendehuset, der det var både pølser, is og brus + mange morsomme aktiviteter for barn.

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Constitution Day (Norway) - Wikipedia

'Russ' in Norway, May 17th (Norway's constitution day)

Norway’s Crazy High School Tradition Puts Other Teens Around The World To Shame Constitution Day, Cali Style, Scandinavian Fashion, My Roots, Legging, My Heritage, A 17, Norway, Boho Chic

Norway’s Crazy High School Tradition Puts Other Teens Around The World To Shame

It's called russ — and it's insane.

Russekort sognruss 2003 All russ get cards like these that you have your info and something funny written on to hand out to all you meet. What Is Patriotism, Love My Family, My Love, Learn A New Language, Of My Life, Mars, Norway, Countries, Sky

Russekort sognruss 2003 All russ get cards like these that you have your info and something funny written on to hand out to all you meet.

RUSS! This sort of outfit (red pants) are for the graduating class, and are worn through the month of May, and May 17th is the last day you wear them. It might not be fashionable for some (to me, it's very catchy to the eye), but it's a Norwegian school tradition. What Is Patriotism, Graduating Class, Red Pants, Norway, Captain Hat, Dads, Eye, Celebrities, School

RUSS! This sort of outfit (red pants) are for the graduating class, and are worn through the month of May, and May 17th is the last day you wear them. It might not be fashionable for some (to me, it's very catchy to the eye), but it's a Norwegian school tradition.

 The graduating high school kids take to the streets for a week (the week BEFORE finals! School Kids, High School, Constitution Day, Folklore, Norway, Finals, Celebrities, Art, Art Background

Hey look! i am really good as a Russ!

I know right? soo hot! had to have a peace sign, dont want people fighting over me XD (jk!) So anyway you might have guessed that my russklær came today! im only waiting on my russ korter and a book of something that im not really sure what it is... i think it tells me what i can do to get knots in the string on my hat. Anyway! I decided that i had to try stuff on! and take pics because it's just sooooo cool! <3 anyway! ttyl! vi snakkes på mandag!!!

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