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The annual Syttende Mai celebration out at Skogfjorden, the Norwegian village at Concordia Language Villages, celebrates Norway’s Constitution Day, often featuring event-goersin bunads, traditional Norwegian clothing. Submitted Photo

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BEMIDJI -- Already home to the self-proclaimed world's shortest St. Patrick's Day parade, Bemidji may soon host the world's shortest Syttende Mai parade, too.


In honor of the 200th anniversary of the signing of Norway's constitution, the local Sons of Norway chapter is planning to add a little more to this year's Syttende Mai celebration.

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