Kvartertekster, January 1 – December 31
The project "Kvartertekster" is giving twelve playwrights free rein to each write a 15-minute text on freedom of speech and the Norwegian constitution. The results will be performed on stage all over the country.
Nasjonale Montasjer, August 20 - September 5
The paintings, literature and music of romantic nationalism have helped form our notion of a national community. The National Library in Oslo celebrates the Norwegian constitution by digitally exhibiting 200 pictures from the period of 1814 - 2014.
Official opening of the Bicentenary, Eidsvoll, February 16
Taking place at Eidsvoll, where the constitution was written and signed, The Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution officially starts on February 16, 200 years to the day after it was decided that a parliament would be elected in 1814.
Winter parade, Oslo, March 9
Holmenkollen Ski Festival is a golden opportunity to gather and celebrate the great moments and skiing traditions of Norway. Taking advantage of this, the Norwegian Ski Association invites everybody to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Constitution by joining a parade from Stortinget (the Parliament) to the Holmenkollen Ski Jump.
Grip Friheten! Take Liberty!, Oslo, April 11 - August 10
On April 11, the Museum of Contemporary Art opens the international group exhibition called "Grip friheten! Take Liberty!" which forms part of the Bicentenary of the Constitution. It consists of artworks with democracy, national identity and personal freedom as the central themes. There are also other Bicentenary exhibitions at the National Gallery.
Bicentenary concert in the Grieg Hall, April 12
Like the constitution, the Norwegian navy is 200 years old in 2014, and its bicentenary is introduced on April 12 with an anniversary concert in the Grieg Hall in Bergen.
The Norwegian Military Tattoo, Oslo, May 5 – 11
Held for the 11th time, The Norwegian Military Tattoo is an extravagant show with music, marching and world-class artists. The event celebrates the constitution by adopting themes of Norwegian constitutional values and milestones of recent Norwegian history.
Constitution bicentenary week in Bergen, May 12 – 17 May
The University of Bergen invites the public to enjoy a week of history with the Constitution as a theme, and with a particular emphasis on the work of the university's founder, Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christies, in its formation. The constitution bicentenary week in Bergen starts on May 12 and lasts until May 17.
Constitution educational cruise 2014, May 14 - June 7
The world's oldest schooner still sailing, the Anna Rogde, will set sail from Hammerfest on May 14 and arrive Eidsvoll on June 7. On her educational cruise south along the Norwegian coast she will stop frequently to admit visitors and tell about Norwegian history, democracy and thoughts for the future.
Constitution Day Concert, Oslo, May 17
Oslo Municipality's annual Constitution Day concert is held outdoors in honour of the bicentenary. Admission is free for the public.
Europe Week 2014, Sandefjord, July 15 – 22
Repeating the regatta that was held at the constitution's centenary in 1914, His Majesty King Harald is chairman of the committee. A keen and able sailor himself, he will also participate in the regatta. Europe Week 2014 starts July 15 in Sandefjord.
The Convention of Moss, Moss, August 14
The peace treaty ending the last war between Norway and Sweden was signed on August 14 1814 in Moss. On August 14 2014, this signing, since known as the Convention of Moss, is commemorated by the Moss municipality.
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