Council of Europe Conferences of Ministers of Justice


A taste of Norway

From the Vikings to the 1994 Winter Olympics at Lillehammer.  For more about Norwayĺs history click here and here


Photo:  SEQ Photo: \* ARABIC 1 Johan Berge, Innovation Norway

Photo:  SEQ Photo: \* ARABIC 3 Soria Moria Castle by Theodor Kittelsen

Trolls and elves in fairy tales, bunad (our national costume) and the vivid celebration of our National Holiday the 17th of May; the Norwegian culture is closely linked to the country's history and geography. For more info click here


Norway's culinary traditions show the influence of long seafaring and farming traditions. For more on food click here


Photo:  SEQ Photo: \* ARABIC 2 Runa Sundfjord, Innovation Norway

Photo:  SEQ Photo: \* ARABIC 4 Frithjof Fure, Innovation Norway

There are mountains plunging into the sea from hundreds of metres, fjords, tall mountain peaks, northern lights and midnight sun. For more info and pictures click here