17th of May is Norway's national day - the biggest celebration of the whole year! The national day is a public holiday in Norway, where all Norwegian gather in the streets to celebrate with children’s parades, music, "pølser i brød" (Norwegian hot-dogs) and lots of ice cream!
Norwegians put on their nicest clothes, and many wear the traditional costume of Norway,"bunad". In addition to this, the Norwegian flag can be seen on every street corner of the country.
The Embassy wishes you a very happy 17th of May - hurra, hurra!