Traditions

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.  …


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…


Christmas Advent in Norway

Incense, Christmas cookies, purple lights, decorations, stressed-out mothers, and happy children’s hearts belong to advent. Although Advent is a time of preparation, there are still…


Polish Christmas Traditions

People from both Poland and Norway love to prepare for Christmas. On 13 November, Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo opens up for Polish Christmas preparations in…