A cap, to be exact. Drawing inspiration from the German fashion of the time, red russ caps russelue became part of the graduation celebration from Norwegian high schools, marking the passage to adulthood and higher education. It was a time to celebrate. And, as most students turn 18 around that time aka the legal age to consume alcohol , the celebration started becoming more and more exuberant over the years.
Norway teens say their graduation blowouts beat them all
Norway teens say their graduation blowouts beat them all | Daily Mail Online
The russefeiring English: "russ celebration" is a traditional celebration for Norwegian high school pupils in their final spring semester. Pupils that take part in the celebrations are known as russ. Participants wear coloured overalls Usually red, blue, or black. Some form groups that name a bus, car or van often making a name or logo. Some celebrate almost continually during this period. Drunkenness and public disturbances are regularly linked to the celebration.
What is a Norwegian “Russ”?
By Ekin Karasin For Mailonline. The 'russ' teenagers buy enough beer to level a biker club, and commission crude songs to soundtrack their blowouts in the hedonistic day rite of passage before they graduate from Norway's high schools. Teenagers dance and celebrate the end of their classes, in Aalgaard, Norway.
Subscriber Account active since. Forget the "American Pie" movies — American teens can learn a thing or two about partying from their Norwegian counterparts. Partying during the wild month often reaches absurd peaks.