PHOTO GALLERY: See how Norwegians celebrate Halloween

Foto: Gorm Kallestad / NTB

Norwegians seemingly can’t get enough of the spooky celebration, even though it’s a relatively new phenomenon in Norway.

From trick-or-treat to pumpkins and fancy dress costumes, there is no doubt that Norwegians take Halloween seriously. Have a look at our photo gallery for a peek into what the celebration looks like!

See also: A rundown of Halloween in Norway

Photo: Jil Yngland / NTB

A tradition that has made its way into the Norwegian Halloween celebration is pumpkin carving. Here, a shop in Oslo has a number of pumpkins on display for you to buy, should you wish to put your carving skills to the test!

Photo: Jil Yngland / NTB

Halloween at Edvard Munch High School in Oslo. Here, we see two students’ takes on Harry Potter and a jack-o-lantern.

Photo: Jil Yngland / NTB

Edward Munch High School students got creative when choosing their costumes!

Photo: Jil Yngland / NTB

In another eye-catching ensemble, this duo takes us back to prehistoric times for the occasion.

Photo: Erik Johansen / NTB

If you walk down the streets of any Norwegian city on Halloween, chances are you will run into children in costumes going from door to door. Here, we see that a lucky trick-or-treater has amassed an impressive haul!

Photo: Gorm Kallestad / NTB

An easy yet creative way to give regular Oreo cookies a spooky twist. Judging by the looks of the little one in the corner, we’d say they were a success!

Photo Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB

Halloween is an occasion for grown-ups and children alike to dress up and have fun. Here, a family in Oslo has arranged a Halloween party for 8-year-olds in the neighborhood.

Photo: Ole Berg-Rusten / NTB

This is Bygdøy school in Oslo, where principal Svein G. Olsen and students showed up in costumes to mark Halloween and have fun.

Photo: Erik Johansen / NTB

Luminous jack-o-lanterns placed outside Norwegian houses on Halloween are a common sight. It is thought that the Halloween celebration gained traction in Norway around the year 2000 due to an increasing exposure to American culture, with movies, TV shows, and books seemingly being the main drivers.

Photo: Terje Pedersen / NTB

This picture is from Nordberg in Oslo, where a professional scaremonger was hired. Not for the faint of heart, in other words!

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