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Oslo police to seize confetti and balloons

It’s the party of a lifetime, celebrating 200 years of the world’s second most long-lasting constitution: A perfect time then for a police crack-down on confetti and party balloons. Police in Oslo plan during Saturday’s May 17 celebrations to target people using environmentally harmful confetti spray or selling unlicensed helium balloons, seizing the offending materials. “First and foremost, it ...Full Article

Norway Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Constitution

February 16th marks the official start of the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution and its independence from Denmark. At the beginning of 1814 Norway was still under Danish rule. ...Full Article

Princess Märtha Louise and her family missed the Norwegian nature

Princess Märtha Louise explains that her children missed the Norwegian nature, and that this is one of the reasons why the family has decided to move back to Norway ...Full Article

The Parliament, the Palace and the people celebrate the Constitution

The Parliament, the Government, the Royal Family and the Supreme Court were all present at Parliament when the Norwegian Constitution was celebrated on Thursday. The anniversary meeting in the Parliament Hall ...Full Article

Steven Spielberg to direct Norwegian-British children’s book

Steven Spielberg will direct a movie based on the famous children’s novelThe BFG – The Big Friendly Giant (SVK) by the Norwegian-British author Roald Dahl. The most famous screen versions of ...Full Article

The construction of Oslo’s new National Museum has begun

The construction of Oslo’s new National Museum has begun, and the museum is currently the largest cultural building that is being built in Europe. “We hope that it will ...Full Article

Norway sails into Eurovision final

Bergen ex-bouncer Carl Espen Thorbjørnsen went through to the semifinals of Eurovision on Thursday night after a powerful and passionate performance of his song Silent Storm. Norway’s success means ...Full Article

Artists’ human zoo starts Kenya Twitter war

Norway’s Congo Village art project has triggered a Twitter storm across Africa, with many commenters seeming to wrongly believe that the two artists plan to fill their “human zoo” ...Full Article

Carl Espen losing ground in Eurovision stakes

Norwegian singer Carl Espen has dropped from third to eighth place in the list of the most likely competitor to win Eurovision, after a barnstorming performance by Sweden’s Sanna ...Full Article

Eurovision winner backs Norway’s Carl Espen

Last year’s Eurovision winner, Emmelie De Forest, has declared her support for Norway’s entry Carl Espen in this year’s contest. Last year’s Eurovision winner, Emmelie De Forest, has declared ...Full Article
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