The ancestors of today's Norwegians were bold andfull of self-esteem representatives Viking tribe, and therefore the basis of the Norwegian culture - legends, traditions, crafts and songs brave people withstand the rigors of the climate and the numerous external enemies.
A considerable role in the development of certain branches of Norwegian culture played a landscape, natural conditions, habitat and even the length of day and night in different seasons.
Admiration for nature
Rather poor old Norwegians lived, day and nightstruggling with a difficult natural conditions. The scarcity of resources is a constant need to work and earn their daily bread danger gave rise to a unique culture of Norway, which is fully manifested and today its inhabitants.
Nature and served as a church for this dayMost Norwegians. This was the cause of their special love for sports and other outdoor activities. Perhaps so, too, among the inhabitants of the country is at a premium hard work, honesty, simplicity of life and decency in relations with other members of society.
Kitchen for real Vikings
One of Norway make up the culture - itskitchen, which is based on a simple but hearty. The harsh climate complicates farming, but because the main products used by Norwegian mistresses during cooking specialties - seafood, fish, poultry and milk.
By the way, some holidays and NorwayIt arose as a result of complete harmony with nature and taking into account the climatic characteristics of the northern latitudes. Norwegians celebrate summer solstice and the beginning of the White Nights, Christmas worship and organize various festivals related to fishing and seafaring.
Three Nobel in lists
Culture Norway - this special literature,whose origins lie in ancient skaldic poetry. Then, with the arrival of the Christian missionaries fictional land surveys natives abound in European operating time in the field of literature. Songs and folk tales, legends and fairy tales carefully collected by folklorists and scholars published for posterity. In Norwegian literature, of course, influenced the Danish, but either way the world knows today the three winners of the Nobel Prize of the Viking country.
One of the most famous representatives of the Norwegian literary culture remains Ibsen mankind acquainted with the heroes of his novels, "Peer Gynt" and "A Doll's House."