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This is the program for the Norwegian Constitution Day in Bergen at May 17th 2015.

6:50 AM Starting the celebrations at Dreggen, close to Bryggen.

7 AM First cannon salute from Skansen Fire Station. Highly recommended to not be closer than 150 meters due the sound and air pressure wave from the canonns.

7 AM Morgenprosesjonen (parade) departure from Dreggen to Festplassen

Approx. 10:30 AM Cannon Salute from Skansen Fire Station

Approx. 10:30 AM After salutes from Skansen, Hovedprosesjonen departure from Koengen to Festplassen

Approx. 10:40 AM: Flaggtoget (schools, scouting and buekorps) departure from Torgallmenningen to Festplassen

NOON Cannon Salute from Bergenhus Fortress

Approx. 12:45 PM The Hovedprosesjonen ends with speeches from the Viking Ship at Festplassen, Bergen’s traditional 17 May-tribune. And this, there are concerts and games and entertainment to the day ends. All listed at the “Program booklet for the May 17th” (in Norwegian text only).

9:30 PM Concerts at Bryggen and the inner harbor: Sissel Kyrkjebo, Ylvis and Sondre Lerche.

After the concerts Fireworks after the concerts.

There will be a lot of partying and nightlife in the center of Bergen at May 15th, May 16th and May 17th.

Quick dictionary:
Hovedprosesjon = procession / parade
Flaggtoget = schools, scouting and buekorps

Norwegian title: 17. mai feiring i Bergen

Norway Bergen - National Day May 17th
Norway Bergen – National Day May 17th
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