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Norway's national day

17 May is Norway's Constitution Day and is celebrated with children's parades and festivities.

Religion in Norway

Norse mythology held sway until Norway became Christian around the year 1000. Today there is religious freedom.

Come Celebrate the Norwegian Constitution

17 May 2014 marks the bicentenary of the Norwegian constitution, and the occasion is celebrated all over the country.

Christmas in Norway

Experience Norwegian Christmas traditions by visiting a Christmas market, enjoying a holiday concert, or catching a glimpse of the northern lights.

Stave churches

Stave churches are an important part of Norway's architectural heritage. Urnes Stave Church in the Sognefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Historical architecture

The Norwegian rose painting tradition developed from around 1750 and was both an imitation and in parts liberation from «guild art».
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