17th of Mai in London – Celebrate Norway’s National Day!

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. One of the most important days in the Norwegian calendar is the 17th of May, Norway's Constitution Day. In London we have a 17th of May Committee...

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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 in the British capital. Yet unknown to many! 17th of May Committee invites everyone to...

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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 Spring? This is how you can celebrate 17th of May like a...

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17th May celebration in Southwark Park, London

17 May 2014 will mark the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of Norway. A notable feature of the Norwegian Constitution Day celebration is the virtual absence of any military parades, the day being a festive day for children and families. The celebration takes place all over the world, and there's also a large celebration in London. The celebration will start 9am finishing at...

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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 1pm. For more information about the event, head...

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Norwegian Constitution Day

The Norwegian Constitution Day is the National Day of Norway and is an official national holiday observed on May 17 each year. A noteworthy aspect of the Norwegian Constitution Day is its very non-military nature. All over Norway, children's parades with an abundance of flags form the central elements of the celebration. Each elementary school district arranges its own parade with marching bands...

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Hipp Hipp Hurra

The 17th of May is the constitution day of Norway and that's celebrated amongst Norwegians all over the world. And the annual celebration in London is taking place in Southwark Park. It's been a fantastic day filled with sunshine, ice cream, children's parade, more ice cream, Norwegian hot dog (yes, that's our party food!), children's shows, games and activities and then some more ice cream. The...

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