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).
Approx. 11:15 PM Fireworks at Festplassen. We recommend meet up approx. 11 PM.
There will be a lot of partying and nightlife in the center of Bergen at May 15th, May 16th and May 17th.
Hovedprosesjon = procession / parade
Flaggtoget = schools, scouting and buekorps
Norwegian title: 17. mai feiring i Bergen and
17. mai program Bergen på engelsk