Category Archives: Norwegian traditions

Alesund city fire Uniktur
21 Янв
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About Alesund city fire

  Help! Alesund is burning! Every year in January, people in Ålesund mark sad memory day of the Alesund Great Fire. There is a lot of information on different blogs, sites, posts on the Internet about this accident. UNIKTUR local ...

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Norwegian treats Uniktur
19 Янв
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10 Must try Norwegian dishes

Don’t leave Norway without trying: Kjøttkaker This simple dish is common throughout the country and many families eat it weekly. Minced meat is seasoned and kneaded with a variety of ingredients, such as onions or rusk before it is formed into small ...

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bonfire Ålesund Uniktur
19 Июн
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Fire! Bonfire!

The world’s largest bonfire is built and lit every year in Ålesund.   Sankt Hans or Jonsok, translated as «John’s wake» is actually a Christian celebration with pagan origins held during Midsummer.  In the 19th century Roman Catholics went on ...

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02 Мар
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17 of May

For many Norwegians, May 17th is even more important than Christmas.  Norwegians are the only people in Scandinavia who really go in for national pageantry, and May 17th is the day they pull out all the stops. «Syttende mai» as ...

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