17 may constitution day 1814 in norway norways constitution day is may 17 and commemorates the signing of the constitution at eidsvoll on may 17 1814 its usually referred to as syttende mai 17th of may or nasjonaldagen the.
The constitution of norway was passed unanimously by the eidsvoll assembly on 16 may 1814 and signed the next day the celebrations began spontaneously amongst students and others from early on but as norway was in a union with sweden king karl johan of sweden and norway banned the festivities between 1820 and 1829.
Spring can be unpredictable in norway you might get a glorious sunny warm day or it might be cold grey and windy each year speculations as to what the weather will be like on may 17th make for lively conversation topics earlier on in the month snow has even been known to fall on may 17th.
Norwegian constitution day is the national day of norway and is an official public holiday observed on may 17 each year among norwegians the day is referred to simply as syttende mai lit seventeenth may nasjonaldagen the national day or grunnlovsdagen the constitution day although the latter is less frequent.
Span classnews_dtmay 18 2017spannbsp018332the 17th of may is a huge national day in norway thats their constitution day all of the streets in town are crowded with people who celebrate this important day.
Plus if you plan to stay in norway theres no better way of starting your child on the path to an ersatz norwegian identity 7 escape the whole thing by leaving norway photo norwegian with almost no norwegians travelling 17 may can mean rockbottom prices on low cost airlines.
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17 may the date of the signing of the constitution is celebrated as norwegian constitution day with the school childrens flag parades in the capital oslo the parade passes the royal palace where thousands of schoolchildren wave to the king and queen.
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