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This day in Norwegian history Posted by on May 17, 2017

Gratulerer med dagen! It’s 17. mai again, Norges nasjonaldag (Norway’s national day). This time, let’s celebrate by taking a look back at how it all started… Many foreigners think that 17. mai is Norway’s independence day – which is only partially true… What is being celebrated is actually Norway’s grunnlovsdag (constitution day), the day the…

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Syttende mai 2010 Posted by on May 16, 2010

Also known as Nasjonaldagen (National Day) and Grunnlovsdagen (Constitution Day). Since I have already written several posts about syttende mai, I will direct you to those for more information.  They were posted on fjortende mai (May 14) and sekstende mai (May 16) of 2009.  For those of you who are either unfamiliar with this helligdag (holiday)…

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