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1914 Jubilee Exhibition
The 1914 Jubilee Exhibition
1914 Jubilee Exhibition
took place in Kristiania, Norway, from May to October 1914. It marked the centennial anniversary of the 1814 constitution and focused on industry and agriculture. The main location was the grounds of Frogner Manor
Frogner Manor
(the site of the current Frogner Park), in addition to a subsection on shipping at Skarpsno at Frognerkilen. The exhibition opened on 15 May, and was closed on 11 October 1914. The total number of visitors was more than 1.5 million. On 11 October, the final day, more than 100,000 visitors visited the exhibition.[1][2][3][4]Contents1 Planning 2 Exhibition pavilions 3 Events 4 The Congo Village-exhibition 5 References 6 Further readingPlanning[edit] The idea for the exhibition is credited to architect Torolf Prytz, in a proposal to the board of Kristiania haandverks- og industriforening in 1907
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Oslo
Oslo
Oslo
(English: /ˈɒzloʊ/, OZ-loh,[9] Norwegian pronunciation: [²uʂlu] ( listen) or, rarer [²uslu] or [ˈuʂlu]) is the capital and the most populous city in Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality. Founded in the year 1040, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada, the city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway
Norway
around 1300. Personal unions with Denmark from 1397 to 1523 and again from 1536 to 1814 and with Sweden
Sweden
from 1814 to 1905 reduced its influence. After being destroyed by a fire in 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV, the city was moved closer to Akershus Fortress
Akershus Fortress
and renamed Christiania in the king's honour. It was established as a municipality (formannskapsdistrikt) on 1 January 1838
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Dagbladet
Dagbladet
Dagbladet
(lit.: The Daily Magazine) is Norway's sixth largest newspaper with a circulation of 46,250 copies in 2016, down from a peak of 228,834 in 1994.[2] The editor in chief is John Arne Markussen. Dagbladet
Dagbladet
is published six days a week and includes the additional feature magazine Magasinet every Saturday. Part of the daily newspaper is available at Dagbladet.no, and more articles can be accessed through a paywall. The daily readership of Dagbladet's online newspaper was 1.24 million in 2016.[3]Contents1 History 2 Online edition 3 Criticism 4 Circulation 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Dagbladet
Dagbladet
was founded in 1869 by Anthon Bang. Hagbard Emanuel Berner served as its first editor in chief and the first issue was published on 2 January 1869
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Norway
Indigenous status:Sami[3]Minority status:[4]Jewish Traveller Forest Finn Romani KvenReligion LutheranDemonym Norwegian (Nordmann)Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy• MonarchHarald V• Prime MinisterErna Solberg• President of the StortingTone W. Trøen• Chief JusticeToril Marie ØieLegislature StortingHistory• State established prior unification872• Norwegian Empire (Greatest indep
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Johan Fahlstrøm
Johan Peter Broust Fahlstrøm (30 August 1867–28 July 1938) was one of Norway's leading male actors before World War I. [1] Johan Fahlstrøm was born in Trondheim, Norway. He debuted as an actor at the Christiania Theatre in 1887 in the play Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. Fahlström was employed at Christiania Theater from 1887-1897 and at the National Theatre from 1899-1903. In 1889, Johan Fahlstrøm was married to actress Alma Isabella Bosse, who was the sister of actress Harriet Bosse and sociologist, Ewald Bosse. In 1897, the couple opened Centralteatret in Christiania (now Oslo) with both concert and vaudeville venues. Fahlstrøm appeared in a variety of roles and his wife served as director. From 1902, Harald Otto (1865-1928) was the theater manager and owner
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Ja, Vi Elsker Dette Landet
 "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" (help·info) (In English: "Yes, we love this country"), also known by the title "Song For Norway", is a patriotic anthem, which has been commonly regarded as the de facto national anthem of Norway since early 20th century, after being used alongside Sønner av Norge since the 1860s. The lyrics were written by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson between 1859 and 1868, and the melody was written by his cousin Rikard Nordraak sometime during the winter of 1863-1864. It was first performed publicly on 17 May 1864 in connection with the 50th anniversary of the constitution
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Haakon VII Of Norway
Haakon VII (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈhɔːkɔn];[tone?] born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel; 3 August 1872 – 21 September 1957), known as Prince
Prince
Carl of Denmark until 1905, was a Danish prince who became the first king of Norway
Norway
after the 1905 dissolution of the union with Sweden. He reigned from November 1905 until his death in September 1957. As one of the few elected monarchs, Haakon quickly won the respect and affection of his people. He played a pivotal role in uniting the Norwegian nation in its resistance to the German invasion and subsequent five-year-long occupation of his country during World War II
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Independence Day (United States)
Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States
United States
commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States
United States
of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire.[1] The Congress actually voted to declare independence two days earlier, on July 2.[1] Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States
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World War I
Allied victoryCentral Powers' victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front Fall of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires Russian Civil War
Russian Civil War
and foundation of the Soviet Union Formation of new countries in Europe
Europe
and the Middle East Transfer of German colonies
German colonies
and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers Establishment of the League of Nations
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Fireworks
Fireworks
Fireworks
are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes. The most common use of a firework is as part of a fireworks display (also called a fireworks show or pyrotechnics), a display of the effects produced by firework devices. Fireworks competitions
Fireworks competitions
are also regularly held at a number of places. Fireworks
Fireworks
take many forms to produce the four primary effects: noise, light, smoke, and floating materials (confetti for example). They may be designed to burn with colored flames and sparks including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, and silver
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Hypnosis
Hypnosis
Hypnosis
is a state of human consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion. The term may also refer to an art, skill, or act of inducing hypnosis.[1] Theories explaining what occurs during hypnosis fall into two groups. Altered state theories see hypnosis as an altered state of mind or trance, marked by a level of awareness different from the ordinary conscious state.[2][3] In contrast, nonstate theories see hypnosis as a form of imaginative role enactment.[4][5][6] During hypnosis, a person is said to have heightened focus and concentration
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Zulu Kingdom
The Kingdom of Zulu, sometimes referred to as the Zulu Empire or the Kingdom of Zululand, was a monarchy in Southern Africa
Southern Africa
that extended along the coast of the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
from the Tugela River
Tugela River
in the south to Pongola River
Pongola River
in the north. The kingdom grew to dominate much of what is today KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal
and Southern Africa,[1][2] but when it came into conflict with the British Empire in the 1870s during the Anglo-Zulu War, it was defeated despite an early Zulu victory in the war
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Edvard Grieg
Edvard Hagerup
Edvard Hagerup
Grieg (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈedvɑɖ ˈhɑːɡərʉp ˈɡriɡː]; 15 June 1843 – 4 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist. He is widely considered one of the leading Romantic era composers, and his music is part of the standard classical repertoire worldwide
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Senegal
Coordinates: 14°N 14°W / 14°N 14°W / 14; -14 Republic
Republic
of Senegal République du Sénégal  (French)FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Un Peuple, Un But, Une Foi" (French) "One People, One Goal, One Faith"Anthem:  Pincez Tous vos Koras, Frappez les Balafons Everyone strum your koras, strike the balafonsLocation of  Senegal  (dark blue) in the African Union  (light blue)Capital and largest city Dakar 14°40′N 17°25′W / 14.667°N 17.417°W / 14.667; -17.417Official languages French, WolofNational la
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Aksel Arstal
Aksel Arstal (25 August 1855 – 28 November 1940) was a Norwegian theologist, schoolteacher and geographer. He was born in Christiania to stadsingeniør Oluf Martin Andersen and Annette Fredrikke Sontum, and was a brother of pianist Hildur Andersen.[1] He graduated as cand.theol. in 1876, worked as schoolteacher at various private schools, eventually as geography teacher at the Oslo Commerce School, and lectured in political geography at the university.[1] His works on geography include Landomrids (1886), Geografi for Middelskolen (1899) and Norges økonomiske Geografi (1902). He edited Forældre og Børn (no) (1902), a work on parents and children which had a large number of prominent contributors.[2] Arstal edited the first edition of the encyclopedia Oslo byleksikon, which was published in 1938,[3] a work which had taken several years to accomplish.[4] He died in November 1940.[5] References[edit]^ a b Steenstrup, Hjalmar, ed. (1930). "Arstal, Aksel Kristian Andersen"
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Carl Just
Carl Just (10 September 1897 – 16 October 1990) was a Norwegian journalist. Early and personal life[edit] He was born in Kristiania to the wholesaler Carl Johan Beckman (1871–1931) and his wife Selma Augusta Just (1877–1946). Just grew up in Kristiania with foster parents. He never met his father, but met his mother once in his adult life. He married Margaretha Aximia Lundqvist (1894–1969) in 1919.[1] Career[edit] In 1917–19, he worked as a journalist in the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet. After that, he moved to Bergen, where he became editor-in-chief of Folkets Avis.[2] From 1921 to 1928, he was an editor of the Christian newspaper Dagen.[1] Thereafter, he worked in the news department of the broadcasting corporation in Bergen for two years
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