Constitution Day of Norway

Constitution Day of Norway

In the framework of the national holiday of Norway the Day of the Constitution on the 17th of May the Days of Norwegian Culture were held in Kyiv. The Embassy of Norway and the Telenor company invited the students of Scandinavian Gymnasium to take part in the holiday timed to this festive occasion which took place in the Freedom Concert Hall.

It was an honor and a great responsibility for us to appear on the same stage with professional Norwegian actors.  By their performance the students of the gymnasium told that the history of relations between Ukraine and Norway goes back to the era of the Vikings. Two Norwegian kings (Harold the Severe and Sigurd the Crusader) got married to two Kyiv Princesses. We learnt about it from the book The Russ of the Vikings by Halvor Chyon. A presentation of the book and an unforgettable meeting with the author were organized by the Telenor company.  Our gymnasium is willing to co-operate with other countries. We have a partner Ulleval school in Oslo. Our students recited poems and sang songs in Norwegian, showed national dances of Norway. Concluding the performance we showed a beautiful Ukrainian dance Khutoryanka (the farmer) and none of the audience remained indifferent.

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