The perfect 17th of May

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17th of May is the Norwegian national day. Here is a photo and video report of our day that will give you some insight into one of the most appreciated days in the Norwegian culture!

09:20 Waiting for the train to Oslo and ready for celebration
09:20 Waiting for the train to Oslo and ready for celebration

10:30: Breakfast with friends...Salmon, eggs, ice-cream cake, etc.!
10:30: Breakfast with friends...Salmon, eggs, ice-cream cake, etc.!

17th of May Parade

17th of May Parade

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7izeLS3KB6M

11:45: It’s time to see the parade…thousand and thousands of people are out on the streets in the beautiful weather!

12:00 Some traditional 17th of May Costumes
12:00 Some traditional 17th of May Costumes

The Norwegian Royal Family

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYVgFBGprlo

13:30: We decide to actually join the parade, and wave to the Norwegian Royal Family

15:45: Hot Dogs and Ice cream are high on the 17th of may menu
15:45: Hot Dogs and Ice cream are high on the 17th of may menu
16:30: Time to see the military tattoo.
16:30: Time to see the military tattoo.
18:00: Celebration with the church, good food and good moods.
18:00: Celebration with the church, good food and good moods.
22:15: A tired but happy couple takes the train home.
22:15: A tired but happy couple takes the train home.
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