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Christmas Eve in Norway

Christmas Eve is the main day for people in Norway to exchange Christmas gifts and get together for a familiy meal.

In Norway, people celebrate Christmas Eve with gifts and traditional meals.

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Is Christmas Eve a Public Holiday?

In Norway, Christms Eve is not a full public holiday, but business and shops close early to allow the Christmas celebrations to start at 5pm.

About Christmas Eve in other countries

Read more about Christmas Eve.

Christmas Eve Observances

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