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Come Celebrate the Norwegian Constitution

In 2014 the Norwegian constitution is 200 years old, and the occasion is celebrated all over the country.

Norway's national day

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

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.

Religion in Norway

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

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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