Stikkordarkiv: 17th of May

The sound of May 17th

All over Norway, it is the children school’s marching bands that delivers the soundtrack to the celebration of the national day.  Before the national day, Panorama met up with the marching band from Kvam og Sellanrå skole – which is the two neighbouring childrens schools of Molde University College, to see what they have been … Fortsett å lese The sound of May 17th

One day – one nation – countless bunads

They come in hundreds on the 17th of May, and yet each one is unique: the Norwegian bunad. Reason enough for Panorama to take a closer look at this phenomenon and go on a vunad hunt through Molde. By RAPHAELA OSSBERGER and BENJAMIN MOEYERSONS (photo) In Norway, no year respectively no National day passes without … Fortsett å lese One day – one nation – countless bunads

Norwegian for a day

Dress up, take the red-blue-white flag and get drunk. Panorama followed those instructions and looked at the 17.mai celebrations through the eyes of a newcomer – but without the last point. By RAPHAELA OSSBERGER, BENJAMIN MOEYERSONS (photo), JAVID BAGHIROV (video) & FYNN HEISCH (video) First thing: learn how to greet people on that day.  A simple “Hei” is … Fortsett å lese Norwegian for a day

Bunads out, beer in

It was the time to air out bunads again and to celebrate the Norwegian constitutional day, the 17th of May. The population of Molde is not large and on a regular day it appears even smaller than it actually is. Nevertheless, when the 17th of May comes around the Moldes public surprisingly fills up the … Fortsett å lese Bunads out, beer in