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Celebrate Syttende Mai virtually!
Posted on: April 22, 2021
Event date: May 17, 2021, 7 p.m.

On Monday, May 17th at 7 p.m., Syttende Mai Minnesota will host an online event in honor of Norway’s Constitution Day.

Reconnect with the Norwegian-American community and hear remarks from Ambassador Anniken Krutnes, Norway's Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Krutnes is an expert in security policy, law of the sea and Arctic issues. She has been with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1994 and previously served as Norway's Ambassador to the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Afterwards, Ethan Bjelland from Norway House will lead us in singing a few celebratory songs!

This event is complimentary and accessible to everyone.

Please register by May 16th at:

You can add to the fun by sending us a short personal video message (5-10 seconds only please) with your Syttende Mai greeting for the group (Gratulerer med dagen (“congratulations on the day”), Hipp Hipp Hurra, or something similar) by May 10th to: We’ll use as many of these as we can to make a short video.

Help spread the word about this fun online celebration!      

Honorary Consul Eivind J. Heiberg
Eivind J. Heiberg is Honorary Consul in Minneapolis

Eivind J. Heiberg is the Honorary Consul in Minneapolis