May 2011

 

NORWAY’S CONSTITUTION DAY 17 May 2011

 Each Year on 17th of May  Norwegians fill the streets with cheers and flags in celebration of Norway’s constitution, adopted in 1814; in all nationwide. It’s high day which every one looks very happy and enjoy as much possible he can.The day start as usually by the children’s parades, made up of school classes marching with the school band through the local community. Most of the children carry small Norwegian flags and all the route is lined enthusiastic onlookers.  For many this is the one day of the year where the supply of ice cream and hot dogs in endless. Most people dress in their best national dress “The bunad” on this occasion.  The bunad varies in appearance from region to region and the magnificient sight of national costumes from all the city even all the country as one of the raison why this day represents a celebration of norwegian traditional and history.  By the way it was not only the Norwegian who had dressed in their national dress, there was also others nationality, like  Danish which they have almost same costume, heavy coat, same colour as they have  on their flag blue, Red and white as well their language it’s almost similar ,… May is the month when spring really bloom in Norway I should say in all scandinavia country and each one feel like happy, safe,… where more particularly the children look so cheerful and ask whatever they want  like :  icecream and eat as much they can.  However this day is Norway’s national and constitution day (signed 1814)  is celebrated as the most norwegian there is.  Nationalisme, Patriotisme (after the occupation during world war two and 100 year of union with sweden) and of course the signing of their constitution and as well the spring time after a long dark and cold winter.

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