HAPPY NORWAY DAY! … Norway adopted its constitution on May 16 1814 and it was signed on May 17, 1814, ending almost 100 years of a coalition with Sweden, proceeded by nearly 400 years of Danish rule. The Norwegian Parliament, known as Stortinget, held the first May 17 celebrations in 1836, and since it has been regarded as Norway’s National Day. The first children’s parade was held in 1870, but was only for boys. From 1889, girls were also invited to take part in the parades. #Norway #norwayday #constitutiondaynorway #inspiration

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