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Norwegian

The costume is based on the Hardanger region of Norway, which is famous for its ornate lace work, and was made by members of the group.

The men wear black breeches, white shirts and red waistcoats.

The ladies wear white blouses, black skirts, a white apron, red embroidered waistcoat and a red hat.

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The flag of Norway has a red background with a blue 'Scandinavian cross' on it. The Scandinavian cross is outlined by white stripes. The vertical stripe of the cross isn't centred; instead it's based on the left side of the flag. (proportions 8:11)

Norwegian Flag Description

Norwegian Flag Meaning

The colours of the Norwegian flag are believed to have been influenced by the flags of France, the United States and Britain and are considered the colours of liberty and independence. The cross is common to most Scandinavian flags, and represents Norway's link to the other Scandinavian countries.

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