10 Google Doodles For The Scandinavian Countries

Here is a list comprising ten popular doodles made by Google that have been associated with the national days of each Scandinavian country, namely Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

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But before we get started, below are the key dates for each of these three Nordic countries’ national days (click each linked line for more information):

10. Denmark National Day 2009


Denmark National Day 2009. Image source: www.google.com

Denmark National Day 2009. Image source: www.google.com

9. Denmark National Day 2014


Denmark National Day 2014. The 5th of June commemorates the creation of the Danish constitutional monarchy. Image source: www.google.com

Denmark National Day 2014. The 5th of June commemorates the 1849 Danish constitution and consequently the creation of the Danish constitutional monarchy. People attend speeches and meetings, often outdoors, and politicians discuss the constitution, history and current state of the nation. Also, nearly all shops — with few exceptions — are closed by law during the Constitution Day. Image source: www.google.com

8. Denmark National Day 2016


Denmark National Day 2016. The image features the iconic sculpture of the Little Mermaid (Danish: Den Lille Havfrue) by Edvard Eriksen from Copenhagen. Image source: www.google.com

Denmark National Day 2016. The image features the iconic sculpture of the Little Mermaid (Danish: Den Lille Havfrue) by Edvard Eriksen from Copenhagen. Image source: www.google.com

7. Norway National Day 2015


Norway National Day 2015. Image source: www.google.com

Norway National Day 2015. The 17th of May celebrates the signing of the Norwegian Constitution in 1814. It includes marching bands, parades, traditional costumes and a lot of ice cream. Image source: www.google.com

6. Norway National Day 2016


Norway National Day 2016. Image source: www.google.com

Norway National Day 2016. Image source: www.google.com

5. Norway’s 200th Year of Independence


Norway's 200th Year of Independence. Image source: www.google.com

Norway’s 200th Year of Independence. Image source: www.google.com

4. Sweden National Day 2010


Sweden National Day 2010. Image source: www.google.com

Sweden National Day 2010. 6th of June is the date designated as Sweden’s National Day. It has a double historical connotation, as on the 6th of June 1523 Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family was elected as king, and on the very same date in 1809 the country had adopted a new constitution. Image source: www.google.com

3. Sweden National Day 2012


Sweden National Day 2012. Image source: www.google.com

Sweden National Day 2012. Image source: www.google.com

2. Sweden National Day 2016


Sweden National Day. Image source: www.google.com

Sweden National Day 2016. Image source: www.google.com

1. Bonus: Viking-themed unofficial Google Doodle


Vikings Google Doodle made by Cynthia Edison for Google 4 Doodle Contest Gallery. Image source: www.paulinesparitesandprivateers.blogspot

Vikings Google Doodle made by Cynthia Edison for Google 4 Doodle Contest Gallery. Image source: www.paulinesparitesandprivateers.blogspot

You can also browse the entire archive of Doodles on Google here.


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