Norwegian Constitution Day

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Norwegian Constitution Day

Norway adopted its constitution on 17 may 1814.

For the first time the day was celebrated in 1836 at event organized by the parliament and since then it has been considered a National Day of Norway. Since May 17th, 1906, the royal family goes out on the balcony of the Royal Palace to welcome the passing children. The centerpiece of the celebration is the demonstration in which students pass through the entire village, along their school music. Most of the children are waving little Norwegian flags, and the route of the show is full of enthusiastic audiences.

Happy Holiday, Norway!