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Norwegian Constitution Day - SMC247

This is a video clip of the Norwegian Constitution Day Parade in Kirkwall. The parade starts at the pier and ends outside St Magnus Cathedral.

Norwegian Constitution Day is held on May the 17th. It celebrates the signing of Norway's constitution in 1814. On this day events are held throughout Norway and there are also celebrations in Kirkwall and Edinburgh.

Orkney and Norway have many historic ties. From the ninth to the fifteenth centuries Orkney was a part of Norway. These ties are kept alive through the efforts of the Orkney Norway

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