People in southern Norway call the police and complain that it’s snowing and that they are late for work.
Not everyone in Norway likes winter and snow. After the fall of heavy snow in Southern Norway, police received a number of calls complaining about the snow, writes Dagbladet.
People call the police and complain that it snows, they come late for work, they do not get the newspaperand posts.
The police writes at Twitter that it is not their priority.
Tromsø, Northern Norway’s largest city with over 70 000 inhabitants, is located in a spectacular setting between islands, picturesque fjords and dramatic mountain peaks. The city center consists of historical wooden homes, a rich cultural life, an exciting Arctic cuisine and an active nightlife.
Video of the highlights from João Rosa‘s trip to Norway during August. Thousands of kms of pure nature to discover, and such an amazing experience.
Shot on a Canon 550D @ 60fps and slowed down in post.
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H.M. King Harald V of Norway makes a joke about his wife during a live TV show at Norwegian state TV, NRK (w/subtitles)
Have you ever wondered how helpdesk support was in Norway back in the day of the middle age. This Norwegian videoa from NRK explains it with English subtitles. Original taken from the show “Øystein og jeg” on Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK)in 2001. With Øystein Backe (helper)and Rune Gokstad (desperate monk). Written by Knut Nærum.
Christmas cards give important clues about how this special festive season is perceived by society. That is the reason why I always found historical designs and cards so special for revealing the evolution of traditions of Christmas. We have collected ten specially designed Christmas cards designed in Norway between 1800s and the beginnig of 1900s.
Parody of how Norway became independent from Denmark – and how the Danish language came to be. Why did Norway make it’s own constitution in 1814? This video gives you a creative and funny, yet wildly inaccurate, history lesson.
Norwegian and Danish are very similar languages, and even if most Danes and Norwegians understand each other, there are some subtle differences that can cause misunderstanding. e.g. The Danish sentence “May I” becomes “Have to” in Norwegian. Also, Denmark have their own number system between 50 and 90, which is not easy for foreigners to understand. This have caused lot’s of lighthearted jokes between the Scandinavians.
▶ History: 2014 marks Norway’s 200 year anniversary as an independent nation. On the 17th of May 1814, a constitutional convention declared Norway independent from Denmark. And in reality, Norwegians actually spoke closer to Danish during this time period. Today, Norwegian and Danish people
Director, writer and editor: Eskild Fors
Cinematography: Anders Øvergaard
Dane: Sebastian Legaard
Norwegian: Joakim Hansen
Music: Edvard Grieg