Brooklyn revs up for Syttende Mai

Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Brooklyn is revving up for its annual Norwegian Constitution Day Parade, to be held on Sunday, May 17. One interesting change that has occurred at Brooklyn’s parade is that an increasing number of spectators and participants come from Norway to celebrate here. As the parade’s popularity grows and changes, the committee continues to fine-tune the parade and activities surrounding it, through the efforts of over 100 volunteers. Celebrations hit the road in April and accelerate until the main event. The first activity occurred on Sunday, April 12, at The Salty Dog. This is the committee’s newest event, a fundraiser to keep the parade running. The second event has been a tradition since the parade’s
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