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Old 01-09-2014, 12:05 PM
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Also the Swedish Royal couple was invited for the celebrations in Eidsvoll but they declined the invitation and won't join the Norwegian and Danish Royals on May 17.
"The King does not visit other countries for the reason that they are celebrating a special day, such as National Day", said information officer at the Swedish court Annika Sönnerberg.
Derfor dropper Sveriges kongepar grunnlovsjubileet - VG Nett om Kongehuset
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Kungen och Silvia i norskt blåsväder | Nyheter | Expressen | Senaste nytt - Nyheter Sport Nöje TV
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The Swedish Royal Couple has changed their mind, they will come to Norway to attend the 200-year celebrations on May 17.

Press release: Norska grundloven 200 år - Sveriges Kungahus [NS4 version]
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Kungen kommer likevel - Nyheter, tv og radio fra hele verden - NRK.no
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"The King does not visit other countries for the reason that they are celebrating a special day, such as National Day", said information officer at the Swedish court Annika Sönnerberg.


What a strange announcement in the first place! I guess it came to their mind that not attending (other than the danish royal couple) would cause raised eyebrows (especially for this rather odd reason...!).
Sound like quick decision, later regretted...
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