November 13, 2002 – Oslo: Princess Märtha Louise reads from the gospel for Chrismas Day and sings with Oslo Gospel Choirs their new album, «It happened in those days», and on their upcoming church tour. Sigvart Dagsland (left), prinsesse Märtha Louise og Tore W. Aas.
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December 3, 2002 – Oslo, Princess Märtha Louise was today awarded the achievement award by the Counsel for the Handicapped during a solemn ceremony at Oslo town hall. With the award the councel wished to award and honour a person who has done special achivement for the handicapped. Princess Märtha Louise has, despite her young age, showed a special involvement for many years for handicapped people, espesially children and young people. The prize she received was a diploma and a cheque for NOK 15000.
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December 22, 2002 - Oslo, Princess Märtha Louise with the Oslo Gospel Choir performing their final concert at Oslo Spektrum. AT THE BACK ROW - The whole Royal family went to see Princess Märtha Louise's last concert in Oslo. www.rexfeature.com www.scanpix.com
The Royal Mint of Norway have struck a series of commemorative medals for the occasion of the wedding of Princess Martha Louise to Journalist Ari Behn on the 25th May in Trondheim's Nidaros Cathedral. The medals are struck in gold, solver and bronze and picture the wedding couple in conjoined portraits along with their names and the date of the wedding. The .917 gold medal weighs 15.5 grams with a diameter of 27 mm. The pure silver medal weighs 20 grams and has a diameter of 39 mm and, the bronze medal weighs 14.5 grams with a diameter of 32 mm. The medal set is struck to proof quality which is housed in a custom wood display case with a mintage limit of 2,002 sets and is directly available from the Royal Mint. For more information, please visit the website of the Royal Norwegian Mint. 15/05/02
1. January 2, 2003: Maihaugen, Lillehammer, Nordre Jörstad gaard at Lillehammer has become the Royal Family's preferred sanctuary. Märtha Louise and Ari Behn were dressed well when they went for a walk with King Harald and Queen Sonja and their two dogs. (Cover Picture)
2. to 4. January 26, 2003: Erling Lorentzen's 80th Birthday at Grand Hotel in Oslo. 122 guests were invited to celebrate Erling Lorentzen's 80th birthday at Grand Hotel in Oslo. Erling Lorentzen is married to princess Ragnhild, who is king Harald's sister. Among the guests were king Harald, queen Sonja, Swedish Queen Silvia and princess Märtha Louise with her husbond Ari Behn. (www.rexfeatures.com)
5. January 28, 2003: London, January 2003: Princess Märtha Louise gets in some practice with childcare as she waits for the birth. Princess Märtha Louise walking with Marius. (Cover Picture)
6. January 29, 2003: Skien, Prinsesse Märtha Louise visited Marensro daycenter for the functionally disabled. (www.rexfeatures.com)
7. February 5, 2003: Ari Behn and Princess Märtha Louise, a happy and expectant pair, announce their decision to move to New York. (Rolf Aagaard Picture)
8. February 6, 2003: Ari Behn and Märtha Louise. (Rune Stoltz Bertinussen Photo)
9. February 12, 2003: Märtha Louise & Ari walking in Oslo. (www.rexfeatures.com)
10. February 15, 2003: Märtha Louise & Ari walking to Haakon's apartment. ( Cover Picture)
February 18, 2003 – Oslo, A pregnant Princess Märtha Louise at Oslo City Hall when a new portrait of Queen Sonja by Häkon Gullväg was unveiled. Here Princess Astrid, Princess Märtha Louise and Ari Behn. Journ: Kjell Arne Totland Photo: Morten Krogh/Se og Hör / ALL OVER PRESS Norway.
February 18, 2003 – Oslo, a pregnant Princess Märtha Louise at Oslo City Hall when a new portrait of Queen Sonja by Häkon Gullväg was unveiled. Here Princess Märtha Louise and Ari Behn. Journ: Kjell Arne Totland Photo: Morten Krogh/Se og Hör / ALL OVER PRESS Norway.