17 mai - Norway's National Day

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Norwegian flags attached to the buildings in the Norwegian streets. //Norway. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/norway

Norwegian flags attached to the buildings in the Norwegian streets.

women dancing during a Syttende Mai celebration - Three of the bunads are from Sunnfjord, the other one is from Nordhordland. The blue one in the left corner is from Sør-Trøndelag.

Women dancing during a Syttende Mai celebration. - Three of the bunads are from Sunnfjord, the other one is from Nordhordland. The blue one in the left corner is from Sør-Trøndelag.

Norway’s Independence Day is 17th May. The day commemorate 17th May 1814 when Norway gained its constitution. Many people wear a “bunad” or other national costume. Children’s parades are held during the morning. School children march in parades while waving Norwegian flags and singing songs. In many places marching bands play in the parades.Later on in the day there are often speeches, events at schools, in parks and in town or city centres. 17th May is also known as the children’s day.

Norway’s Independence Day is 17th May. The day commemorate 17th May 1814 when Norway gained its constitution. Many people wear a “bunad” or other national costume. Children’s parades are held during the morning. School children march in parades while waving Norwegian flags and singing songs. In many places marching bands play in the parades.Later on in the day there are often speeches, events at schools, in parks and in town or city centres. 17th May is also known as the children’s day.

May 17, Oslo and London- The Norwegian Royal Family celebrated National Day separately this year. The Crown Princely family celebrated with the king and queen in Norway. Shown here Princess Martha Louise and husband Ari Behn; Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Crown Prince Haakon, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Prince Sverre Magnus and Marius Hoiby.

May Oslo and London- The Norwegian Royal Family celebrated National Day separately this year.Princess Martha Louise’s family took part in a parade in London, where they primarily reside.

17. mai i Bergen

mai i Bergen

17th of May! Bunads + Modern = awesomeness. Lots of solje and such on everybody, though.

of May celebrations in Stongfjorden. Original caption: Mai i Stangfjord".

National indulgence - Hurra for 17. mai!! | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Astrid and Hilde expressing joy and pride on our Constitution Day. Taken on Mount Ulriken by PI, while I have given it a few touches in Lightroom.

17. mai i Bergen

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May 17th (Norway´s National day) in Bergen somewhere in the 1940´s <3 I love this picture and it´s taken from one of my very favorite websites, Fotomuseum Bergen - filled with old pictures of my beautiful, beloved city:)

May (Norway´s National day) in Bergen somewhere in the I love this picture and it´s taken from one of my very favorite websites, Fotomuseum Bergen - filled with old pictures of my beautiful, beloved city:)

17 mai in Bergen

17 mai in Bergen

Norway najonal day 17 Mai in Bergen 1950

Norway najonal day 17 Mai in Bergen 1950

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