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Sunday, May 23, 2010

The 17th of May

National day in Norway

Many people and  parades along the Karl Johans Street


Cecilie and Kariline in their National costumes "Bunad"


The 17th of May must be celebrated!


Tone-Lise and Christian Harald


A military guard in the garden in front of the castle

Together with a Royal guard




I love this day! People are smiling more. And nice that all people are dressed up for the ocation. This is the biggest public festival in Norway.

Read more about the National day or the Constitution day as its also called:


http://www.terella.no/2010/05/17/17th-of-may-constitution-or-national-day-in-norway

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norwegian_Constitution_Day

http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/17._mai_%28grunnlovsdag%29   (norwegian)

3 comments:

  1. Hi Tine! You've captured the atmosphere and the spirit of 17th of May so well - great post!

    You look great in you're costume too - even if it isn't bunad ;-)

    Btw: Thanks for plugging me!

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  2. Thank you for great comments!

    Dont know what Bunad to get. But I should maybe go for the Oslo-bunad :)

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