17 Mai in London – Celebrate Norway’s National Day like a Norwegian!

The Norwegian National Day is celebrated every year in Southwark Park in London with thousands of Norwegian gathering to walk in the parade, eat hot dogs and sing the national anthem together. Many will bring a picnic and the children can play all day. This is arguably one of the best family festivals there is …

Celebrate 17th of May like a Norwegian!

The 17th of May is Norway’s Constitution Day, with children’s parades and festivities. The celebration in Oslo is a unique family day out with children parading up Oslo’s main street to the Royal Palace where the Royal Family awaits. It’s a peaceful parade, celebrating freedom for Norway. Perhaps an good excuse to visit Oslo this …

17th of May Celebration in London

A celebration of a constitution, signed the 17th of May 1814, securing freedom and peace for the Norwegian people. Celebrated in Norway and in all Norwegian communities around the world; parades with flag-waiving children, music, party food and children’s games. The 17th of May is also the official Children’s Day in Norway.

Happy Norwegian Constitution Day!

A year ago we wrote about the Norwegian Constitution Day, a celebration taking part in Norway and in all Norwegian communities around the world. The Norwegians celebrate their independence with a non uniform parade filled with flag-waving children and brass band music. We’ll be joining the festivities in London, taking place in Southwark Park at …