Entries Tagged ‘Season’

Saint Lucia Day

Today the celebration is observed in schools and community organisations all over the country.

Santa Parade: A Christmas Tradition

A special Christmas tradition for kindergarten children in Tromsø is the Nissetog (Santa Parade). Over 30 kindergartens in Tromsø gather together in the city’s torget (market square). The energy in the square could light a thousand Christmas trees. All the children, family and friends, dress as Nisse (a Norwegian Elf). The Nisse come in two […]

Tromsø in December

Tromsø city is on the east side of Tromsø island. The island is connected to the mainland via the Tromsø bridge and the Tromsøsund tunnel that goes under the sea.

Saturday in the City: Market Square

The Market Square is in the centre of town and has a great view of the mainland mountains, the famous Arctic Cathedral and the worlds northern-most Cabel Car. During summer you can watch extreme sport lovers paragliding off the mountains in the back ground with their colourful parachutes. In the winter time the community often […]

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