Norway - Norway Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/11...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/11 Norway Taylor Rossi Traci Rebecca Jennifer
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5/7/11 RELIGION Started as “Vikings” Olaf I converted to Christianity and Forced the new religion on his people Evangelical Lutheran was named the majority religion in 1814 Each nationality has own church and different sections represented 1987 the first Evangelical Lutheran Church was formed
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5/7/11 The King is the Head of the state Church Local priests do baptisms and other Religious Services State Church services are held weekly and other major religious holidays Holy Thursday ( the Thursday before Easter and commemorates the last super) -Good Friday-Easter-Ascension- whit Monday (the second day after the Pentecost) Death and After life
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5/7/11 LANGUAGE 3 official written languages Bokmal/Riksmal (German) considered the book language Nynorsk/Landsmal, know as new Norwegian language as of 19th century (from peasant dialects) Samisk (lappish Finnic language) major language of the minority and majority
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5/7/11 LANGUAGE They have 3 extra letters in the alphabet and language isn't possible with out these letters. Come After Z in the Alphabet æ ø å Æ Ø Å Each village and town has own dialect Learn English in the first grade
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5/7/11 HISTORY Population of over 4.8 million Capitol is Oslo Napolinic war resulted in a dissolution of the union between Denmark and Norway in 1814 Norway was part of Denmark for 400 years before the Union ended Constitution Day Celebrated every year May 17
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5/7/11 HISTORY Many own and wear folk costumes (Bunads) Worn on special occasions and festivals Each large Fjord or Valley has a distinct costume They strictly adhere to specific designs based on historical information from that area
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5/7/11 HOLIDAY MEALS Consitition Day (Syttendemai) Flat bread Thinly sliced dried meat Milk porridge Beer or aquavit as a beverage
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5/7/11 HOLIDAY MEALS Christmas Eve
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 4016 taught by Professor Myhand during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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