N i th t th t i thNorway is the country that give the
important to the human rights and stability
N i i t f i dso, Norwegian is generous to foreigner and
also at the same time, they ready to help
A th l th t h hAnother people that have no chance.
All of this cause the foreigner have the
nationalit of Nor egian abo t 8 percent ofnationality of Norwegian about 8 percent of
the population. The foreigner that have the
nationality of Norwegian mostlynationality of Norwegian mostly
Pakistan, Kurdish, Somali and Vietnamese.
Sh k h d ith h tiShake 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 veryoldest girl in the house gets up very
early. She puts on a white gown and
makes tea and biscuits She thenmakes tea and biscuits. She then
places four candles on a wreath and
li ht th With th f d tlights them. With the food on a tray,
the girl walks down the hall and
gives everyone in her family
breakfast in bed.
Norwegians like to eat a bread-like
food called lefsefood called lefse.
Do not give white flowers as they are
used at funeralsused at funerals.
Do not give wreaths, even at Christmas.
D t i b f flDo not give even numbers of flowers.
A houseplant is well received in the
A panicle of freshly picked wildflowersp y p
is always appreciated.
Gifts are opened when receivedGifts 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, agricultural1500 BC 500 BC Bronze Age, agricultural
tools, jewellery, glass, weapons.
500 BC - 800 AD Iron Age iron ploughs and500 BC 800 AD Iron Age, iron ploughs and
800 AD - 1050 AD Viking Age longships trade800 AD 1050 AD Viking Age, longships, trade
and conquest, runic
inscriptions voyages of discovery Leifinscriptions, voyages of discovery, Leif
Eiriksson discovers America.
900 AD Norway united into one kingdom.900 AD Norway united into one kingdom.
1030 Christianity adopted in Norway.
1130 Start of High Middle Ages population1130 Start of High Middle Ages, population
consolidation of power both of church andconsolidation of power both of church and
1100 - 1200 Monarchy controls the church,1100 1200 Monarchy controls the church,
1350 The Black Death reduces the1350 The Black Death reduces the
population by almost
1380 - 1536 Union with Denmark through royal
1536 Norway ceases to be an independent kingdom.
1814 Th N i C tit ti d t d b d1814 The Norwegian Constitution adopted, based on
the American Declaration of Independence.
1814 1905 U i ith S d1814 - 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
1981 Norway's first female Prime Minister.
1991 Death of Olav V, Harald V becomes king.