Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy Bangkok.Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy Bangkok

On Tuesday 17 May, Norway celebrates its Constitution Day. This is a special day for Norwegians and Friends of Norway, with celebrations all over Norway and abroad.

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Photo: John Cairns, Abelprisen.

British mathematician Sir Andrew J. Wiles will receive the 2016 Abel Prize from H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon at an award ceremony in the University of Oslo’s aula on the 24th of May.

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In the true spirit of Norwegian Constitution Day, May 17th was celebrated in several cities and towns throughout Australia. Traditional celebration of the world’s second oldest constitution still in active use includes dressing up in the Norwegian national costume, the Bunad, eating lots of sausages, cake and ice cream and participating in a citizens’ parade.

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Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy Canberra.

Australia and Norway share a deep interest and responsibility in maintaining the Antarctic as a peaceful and cooperative space for science and research. Our countries are two of the original claimant states and we cooperate closely in the Antarctic Treaty System and within CCAMLR (convention to ensure sustainable management of the resources in the Southern Ocean). We also share polar history. T...

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What are the opportunities and obstacles for women reaching leadership roles in foreign services? Representatives from Australia, Japan, the USA and Norway addressed national experiences in a recent DFAT-hosted event.

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Photo: Hordaland fylkeskommune, Flickr.com, BY-NC-ND 2.0.

Norgesskolen is a three week summer school in Norwegian language and culture for children of Norwegian parents or for children and youth aged between 9 and 18 who wish to maintain contact with the Norwegian language and culture.

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For the attention of Norwegian citizens: A representative from the Norwegian Embassy in Canberra will be accepting applications for passport from Norwegian citizens at the Royal Norwegian Consulate in Fremantle on Tuesday 6 September 2016. If you need to renew your Norwegian passport, please email the Consulate at Norwegian.Consulate@wilh.com.au  within c.o.b. Wednesday 31 

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Photo: Tristan Taussac, Flickr.com, CC BY-ND 2.0.

Bergen Summer Research School is an annual cross-disciplinary research school for PhD student and junior researchers.

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Do you want to study, explore Norway and make friendships across national borders? University of Oslo is arranging the 70th session of their International Summer School from 25 June to 5 August.

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Northern lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen / Innovation Norway .

Experience the northern lights or the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, or visit the world-famous Norwegian fjords, spectacular mountains and glaciers.

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Here is an overview of some useful official Norwegian websites.

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Frequently asked questions about Norway

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