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Town fails to drum up organizers for 17th of May celebrations

A small community in northern Norway may become the only township in the country without an official celebration of Constitution Day on the 17th...

Flag conflict waves in Ålesund

Norway's west coast city of Ålesund was caught in conflict this week after the local committee in charge of planning Constitution Day festivities on...

Norwegian ‘bunader’ made overseas

The majority of traditional Norwegian folk costumes known as bunader are now being sewn and assembled far from their Norwegian roots. The bunad business...

Anniversary greeting to readers

"Gratulerer med dagen" 2012 from newsinenglish.no on Vimeo.   While Norway was celebrating its Constitution Day on the 17th of May, this website was celebrating its...

17th of May even ‘more meaningful’

As Norwegians prepared for their annual, festive Constitution Day holiday on the 17th of May, a new public opinion poll indicated that it would...

Smooth sailing for Norway and Russia

Relations seem better than ever between Norway and Russia, following a few recent conflicts over salmon imports, human rights, business trouble for Telenor and...

Celebrations were a boost for king and integration

Norway's national day celebrations on Tuesday sent out two strong messages, according to local media on the morning after: King Harald and the Norwegian...

Royals in place to greet the masses

True to tradition, Norway's royal family gathered on the balcony of the Royal Palace in Oslo on Tuesday to wave for hours as the...

Sun broke through for the big parade

The sun broke through heavy clouds over Oslo Tuesday morning, just as thousands of school children started marching by the Royal Palace in their...

Celebrating the 17th of May

Norwegians weren't only celebrating their much loved 17th of May by marching in parades on land. At precisely 8am, the national anthem played over...

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