Culture



Christmas week in Oslo 2019

Suggestions for things to do in Oslo from 25 December to 1 January.  The week of Christmas is admittedly an unusually quiet time in Oslo, but…




Christmas traditions in Norway

People in Norway normally celebrate Christmas eve with their close family and relatives, gathering for the Christmas dinner. Walk around the Christmas tree after dinner…



Norwegian Christmas traditions

Christmas in Norway is based on Christian traditions, with elements of old pagan traditions and Jewish Hannukah. And new traditions are added every year. Of…



Norway lacks about 100 priests

Every year, 70 Norwegian priests retire, while just over half as many new priests are appointed. Now about 100 priest positions are available. Vårt Land…