Google Doodle Today: Celebrating Norway Constitution Day, all you need to know

Google Doodle Today: Celebrating Norway Constitution Day, all you need to know

Google Doodle Today: Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Norway Constitution Day 2024 to honour one of the world’s oldest constitutions. Nearly three hundred years ago, the Norwegian Constituent Assembly gathered in Eidsvoll and signed the Constitution on May 17, 1814. Interestingly, Children’s Day in Norway is also celebrated on the same day every year.

The day is celebrated with huge enthusiasm and joy among the people since 1836.

How is Norway Constitution Day celebrated?

People generally start the day with enjoying a scrumptious breakfast like eggs, fresh bread, smoked salmon, and a glass of champagne. People also remember and honour the supreme sacrifice of other Norwegians who made the country what it is today. To honour those people, people gather in groups at memorials and cemeteries to join wreath-laying ceremonies.

Children’s Day in Norway

Norway celebrates Constitution Day and Children’s Day on the same day, May 17th. Several celebrations in the country are focused on the country’s young population. Several schools and colleges organise marching bands, baton twirlers, and parade events. Many people dress in bunad (traditional clothing) or wave the red, navy blue, and white flag,.

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Published: 17 May 2024, 06:31 AM IST

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