Stunning fjords, wide open glacial fields, and massive icebergs define Norway, a country of rugged landscape and raw beauty that surprises even the well-travelled. More than that, the country’s level of integrity and honesty is staggering, and it is this characteristic that separates Norway from other countries who have achieved high living standards. Norway, as can be seen from these profiles, is beautiful inside and out.
New Year – Like all other countries in the world that follow the Gregorian calendar, Norway celebrates the first day of the year, albeit stoically and tempered than other cultures.
Tuesday, 1 January 2013
Maundy Thursday or also known as Holy Thursday – This day in the Norway calendar 2013 is another religious holiday celebrated every year by the Norwegian population. The holiday is always falling on the Thursday before Eastern and it commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Canonical gospels.
Thursday, 28 April 2013
Good Friday – Norwegian Catholics commemorate this day as the death of their Savior on the cross.
Friday, 29 April 2013
Easter – Christians in Norway rejoice as their Savior is risen on the third day after his crucifixion.
Sunday, 31 April 2013
Labour Day – This day in the Norway calendar 2013 is celebrated with local festivals, parades and feasting, in honor of the hardworking Norwegian laborers who have contributed much to the high standards of living of the country. The best happenings are in Oslo (the capital of Norway), where thousands of people including tourists participate.
Wednesday, 1 May 2013
Dag for frigjøring
Day of Liberation – The day is a national holiday celebrated by the people of Norway every year on the 8th of May. The Norwegians commemorate the retreat of Nazi Germany troops from their country.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Syttende mai or Grunnlovsdagen
Constitution Day – People commemorate the day when the Constitution of Norway was signed at Eidvoll in the year 1814. In Oslo, people gather around to see the parade that passes by Royal Palace where the royal family makes speeches and exchange greetings.
Friday, 17 May 2013
Pentecost Monday or Whit Monday – This day in the Norway calendar 2013 is a religious holiday that is celebrated all over the world including Norway. This holiday is always celebrated after the Pentecost. On this day, the devout organize festivals to celebrate the Holy Spirit.
Monday, 20 May 2013
Dissolution of Union with Sweden Day – This day commemorates the separation of Norway from Sweden in 1905.
Christmas Day – Norway joins the rest of the Christendom in the celebration of the birth of their savior.
Wednesday, 25 December 2013
Have a Happy Norway Holidays in 2013. .!!