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Official flag flying days in Norway  

The Norwegians love their flag.  If you want to integrate, know when to raise the Norwegian flag.   And remember, flag manners state that you will fly no flag higher than the flag of the sovereign land in which you find yourself.

Other rules that apply are similar to those we have in the U.S.A.

The general rule is, raise the flag at sunrise and take it down at sunset.  But since Norwegian summer days are long and winter days are short, there are some modified rules.

March 1st to October 31st the flag should not be raised before 8am and should be lower it no later than 9pm (or at sunset if the actual sunset is earlier than 9pm).

November 1st to February 28/29 the flag should NOT be raised before 9am and should be lowered at sunset and never later than 9pm.  In the north of Norway (Nordland, Troms, Finnmark, Svalbard og Jan Mayen) the flag should be raised at 10am and lowered no later than 3pm during the winter months.

January 1                   New Year's Day
January 21                 H.R.H. Princess Ingrid Alexandra's birthday
February 6                 Sami National Day
February 21               H.M. King Harald's birthday
May 1                     International Workers' Day
May 8                     The Liberation Day (1945)
May 17                    Constitution Day (Norway's National Day)
June 7                          Norwegian Independence Day 1905
July 4                    H.M Queen Sonja's birthday
July 20                   H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon Magnus' birthday
July 29                   Olsok ("Olaf's Wake" or "Olaf's Vigil")
August 19                  H.R.H Crown Princess Mette-Marit's birthday
December 25         Christmas Day
Moveable                     Easter
Moveable                        Pentecost
Moveable                        Election Day

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