Erna Solberg sends Constitution Day greetings from Bergen: “Hooray for May 17!”

Erna Solberg - Statsråd LehmkuhlPhoto: Marit Hommedal / NTB

Prime Minister Erna Solberg (H) is celebrating May 17 in glorious sunshine in Bergen. But the day is also marked by corona measures.

“Hooray for May 17,” the Prime Minister said when she appeared in Norwegian Broadcasting’s (NRK) ​​May 17 broadcast. A marching band passed along Bryggen during the interview.

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The Prime Minister was actually supposed to give a speech in her hometown of Bergen but had to cancel the event due to corona restrictions.

“I was to both lay a wreath at Troldhaugen and speak at the main event. But I live in Oslo, and then, out of precaution, I had to make sure that I follow the rules that apply,” Solberg said.

A sunny day in Bergen

Instead, she opted to, among other things, visit the ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl.

The pier in Bergen was bathed in sunshine, and Solberg said she would celebrate the occasion with her family before she returned to Oslo to work on Monday night.

“It’s fantastic when you see the city like this. Of course, it should have been full of people… but that was not the case this time,” she added.

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