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Massive turnout on the 17th of May

This was the scene in Oslo on Tuesday, when hundreds of thousands of Norwegians turned out for their first "proper" Constitution Day celebrations on...

17th of May stages a ‘non-political’ comeback after Corona

After two years of Corona cancellations, millions of Norwegians were ready to celebrate their cherished Constitution Day on the 17th of May again. Record...

Another ‘different’ 17th of May holiday

The Corona pandemic, combined with cold and constant rain, literally put a damper on celebrations of Norway's national day on the 17th of May....

Norwegians off for very long weekend

Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians could take off on an unusually long weekend that began Wednesday night and continues through Monday. That's as long...

Video: Earlier cheers on the 17th of May

SEE THE VIDEO: Country, colours, ceremony and cheer - that's what Norway's Constitution Day celebrations on the 17th of May are usually all about....

A ‘different’ May 17th remained festive

SEE THE PHOTOS: This year's celebration of Norway's annual Constitution Day holiday on the 17th of May will go down in history for its...

Royals went on display after all

After weeks of announcements that the royal family wouldn't be waving to the masses as usual on the 17th of May, King Harald V and...

Secrets swirled around the 17th

UPDATED: Norway's most important holiday of the year was heading into the history books as Norwegians prepared for their strangest 17th of May ever....

Parades cancelled on the 17th of May

The cities of Oslo and Stavanger have both felt compelled to cancel their large and traditional parades that celebrate Norway's constitution and hard-won independence...

Porsgrunn first to cancel 17th of May

Norway's southern city of Porsgrunn became the first on Thursday to cancel its annual and festive Constitution Day celebrations on the 17th of May....

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