Norway is the country that give the
important to the human rights and stability
so, Norwegian is generous to foreigner and
also at the same time, they ready to help
Another people that have no chance.
All of this cause the foreigner have the
nationality of Norwegian about 8 percent of
the population. The foreigner that have the
nationality of Norwegian mostly
Pakistan, Kurdish, Somali and Vietnamese.
Shake hands with everyone when meeting.
Norwegians are egalitarian and casual; they
often introduce themsname only.
Norwegians like to celebrate many holidays
with dancing and food.
On the morning of December 13, the
oldest girl in the house gets up very early.
She puts on a white gown and makes tea
and biscuits. She then places four candles
on a wreath and lights them. With the food
on a tray, the girl walks down the hall and
gives everyone in her family breakfast in
Norwegians like to eat a bread-like food
Do not give white flowers as they are used at
Do not give wreaths, even at Christmas.
Do not give even numbers of flowers.
A houseplant is well received in the winter
A panicle of freshly picked wildflowers is
Gifts are opened when received.
9000 BC - 8000 BC Earliest signs of human
8000 - 4000 BC Old Stone Age, hunters and
fishermen, rock carvings.
4000 BC - 1500 BC New Stone Age, early
1500 BC - 500 BC Bronze Age, agricultural tools,
jewellery, glass, weapons.
500 BC - 800 AD Iron Age, iron ploughs and
800 AD - 1050 AD Viking Age, longships, trade and
inscriptions, voyages of discovery, Leif
Eiriksson discovers America.
900 AD Norway united into one kingdom.
1030 Christianity adopted in Norway.
1130 Start of High Middle Ages, population
consolidation of power both of church and
1100 - 1200 Monarchy controls the church,
1350 The Black Death reduces the population
1380 - 1536 Union with Denmark through royal intermarriage.
1536 Norway ceases to be an independent kingdom.
1814 The Norwegian Constitution adopted, based on
the American Declaration of Independence.
1814 - 1905 Union with Sweden.
1905 End of Union. Haakon VII crowned king.
1913 Universal right to vote for women: Norway is among the
first in the world to grant suffrage.
1940 - 1945 World War II, Norway occupied by Germany.
1957 Death of Haakon VII - Olav V crowned king.
1970 Oil and gas deposits discovered off the Norwegian coast
1981 Norway's first female Prime Minister.
1991 Death of Olav V, Harald V becomes king.