Norway

A decorated norway spruce signnifies what time of the year?

A decorated Norway spruce signifies Christmas. It is celebrated annually on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Is Halloween celebrated by the Norwegians?

Although Halloween is by no means such a major event as it is in other places of the world. It is very common for young children no older then let's say 15 to dress up and go trick and treating. Halloween is especially a holiday that children in the age group 5-10 find very enjoyable. Some people...

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What is norwegian word for Halloween?

It's the same, because Hallowe'en is actually an Irish phrase.

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Biggest holiday of Norway?

probably may 17th. its the equivalent of the American July 4th; and they have major parades + festivals and such. http://library.thinkquest.org/18802/normay17.htm

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What are the hoildays celebrated in Norway?

Most Norwegian people are Jewish, so probably Hanukkah, Passover, etc.

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Do they celebrate harvest festival in Norway?

As Norway is a Christian country they also celebrate harvest festival.

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What are Norway's traditions and what holidays do they celebrate?

Norwegians have been celebrating the holidays for years before the birth of Christ. Since ancient times, they have celebrated the midwinter with parties and feasts to mark the transition from the dark winter to the light of spring and summer. However, during the 10th century, King Hakkon decided ...

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What holidays do the people in Norway celebrate?

all that we do in america

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What are the speical feasts and festivals in Norway?

what are the top 3 feast and festivals

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What type of costume do Norwegian wear?

Have a look! http://www.vg.no/protokoll/?pid=132

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What is Norwegian national dress?

A red fez with white shirt and blue braces across the shoulders. Black tap shoes and long socks are also worn.

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What do the colors of the Norwegian bunad represent?

In most cases it doesn't represent anything -at least nothing spiritual- other than perhaps what colors were available and to which cost. But it is possible that the sami "kofte" -which could be viewed as a bunad- has colors with meaning. Also, the different colours may tell you from where the bu...

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Dose Norway celebrate Halloween?

yes Norway celebrates Halloween on october 31th.

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How does Norway celebrate boxing day?

every body punch each other in the face guys cant hit females either

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Why do we celebrate boxing day?

December 26th became known as boxing day because, traditionally, people would give a Christmas box of gifts to their servants and employees. Today, Boxing Day is recognised as a bank holiday.

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Does Norway have special festivals?

Norway has many festivals. The most important one however is 17 Mai (the 17th of May), which is Norway's independence day. There is also a 'Glad Mat' festival, where the streets of towns get filled with food stands, and people spend a week or so enjoying the foods.

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