Norwegian Russ Celebration

The Russ Celebration in Norway is in many ways like the American Spring Break, with many partaking in an excess of sex, alcohol and silliness. It is a weeks long graduation celebration by Norwegian upper secondary schoolers, taking place in May of every year. The pupils who partake in this celebration are called "russ". They traditionally wear... Continue Reading →

This Is Norway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebqdwQzmSHM We are closing in on the 17th of May, the Norwegian Constitution Day, so I figured it was time to remind everyone what it is we are celebrating. This video is from 2007, but it is as true now as it ever was.   Now, if you'll excuse me, I'll go to eat some fish and potatoes.  

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