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May 17th, is Norway's National Day. It is celebrated all across the nation, from the largest community to the smallest, with parades, bands, flags, national costumes, festival services and festivities with everyone taking part, marking the day in 1814, when Norway adopted its new Constitution.

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 As many of our readers already know, for many Norwegians, Easter vacation started already on the afternoon of Friday before Palm Sunday, and will last at least 10 days, including Monday after Easter.

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Saturday, February 6th is celebrated as the indigenous Sami People's Day in Norway and other Scandinavian countries. The day is official flag day in Norway, and the Sami flag is flown on all official buildings. 

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King Olav V of Norway died on the evening of 17 January 1991. At that same moment, Crown Prince Harald became Norway’s new king: King Harald V.


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Refugees and migrants, in Norway and the World were main topics of Prime Minister Erna Solberg's speech on radio and TV to the nation on New Year's Day.

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