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The Rain Festival in Bergen, Norway


The Rain Festival no longer takes place.

The Rain Festival in Bergen, Norway, used to celebrate the wet, humid weather in Bergen with honesty, in this annual event in Norway. Each October, the Norwegian city of Bergen hosted the annual Rain Festival.

Yes, at this event, Norwegians and Norway visitors alike came together to actually celebrate bad weather! The Bergen Rain Festival was the one annual event in Norway that asked for bad weather in Norway outright.

In the streets, amused Bergen visitors found vending machines with umbrellas and rain gear. The Rain Festival's highlight was a large street parade across Bergen: the "Raincoat & Umbrella Parade".

Spiting the bleak October weather in Norway, was possible at this annual festival with thousands of others, in a great - not bleak - mood.

For current events, take a look at annual events in Norway!

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