Today we celebrate this day with children's parades, brassbands and our naitional flag. Everyone dress up in their finest, those who own national costumes wear them on this day, it's a spectacular view of colours. This was first done in 1870.
My children wore Rutastakk, which is from Valdres, where we have our cabin. They were made by their grandmother.
I sewed my costume in 1996. It's does not have a geographical origin, but is inspired by many of the traditional costumes we have and is called Norwegian Folkcostume
In 2004 I made this costume for my husband. This one does not exist at all, I made it to match mine. I had to make it from scratch with no instructions or pattern, only my own idea on how I wanted it to look. He has received lots of positive comments and compliments on its design. Many think it originated from Hallingdal, I take that as a big compliment.