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Old 07-17-2012, 03:30 PM
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Yesterday King Harald went salmon fishing at the river Altaelva in Finnmark county.
"It has become a summer tradition and I feel very good in Altaelva", said King Harald, who has fished in Altaelva 15 or 16 times, for the first time as King in 1994.
Klart for kongedøgn - Altaposten.no
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So than they are back from Corsica.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:41 AM
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More about King Harald's fishing trip:

King Harald and his companions took a total of seven salmons.The biggest catch was 13 pounds.
Kongens følge tok syv storlaks - Altaposten.no
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He doesn't take the private jet, but regualar flights to get there.
"He is a warm and wonderful person. The term 'King of the people' could not fit better", says Hans-Ulrik Wisløff.
- Varm og flott person - Altaposten.no
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Old 07-25-2012, 05:20 PM
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Munch in London: Speech at Tate Modern
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Old 08-14-2012, 10:32 AM
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Queen Sonja opened the coastal paths on the island Vannøy in Karlsøy municipality on August 10, 2012.
kongehuset.no - Åpnet kyststier i Troms
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On Sunday, August 12, Queen Sonja has been on a private trip to Finnmark and participated in a bicycle tour from Sørvær to Breivikbotn.
http://www.finnmarkdagblad.no/nyhete...cle6188938.ece
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Old 08-18-2012, 01:03 PM
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Today, King Harald attended the celebration of Norway’s 50th anniversary in Space, Andøya Rocket Range, August 18, 2012.
kongehuset.no - Femti år i rommet
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Also today, Queen Sonja attended the Oslo Chamber Music Festival, Oscarshall Summer Palace. Already yesterday she attended a concert at Oscarshall Summer Palace, Queen Sonja International Music Competition.
The Queen Sonja International Music Competition is held every two years since 1988 and attracts outstanding singing talent from around the world.
kongehuset.no - Nye stemmer på Oscarshall
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:27 AM
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On August 20 King Harald has opened a new school in Svolvær and visited the NESO Apprentice School.



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 **


** lofotposten.no gallery: Skoleåpning **


** lofotposten.no gallery:: Kongens besøk hos NESO **


** lofotposten.no videos: En flott skole **


** kongehuset.no: Ny skole i Svolvær ** translation **
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:29 PM
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King Harald and Queen Sonja attend the premiere of the film "Kon-Tiki" at the Opera House in Oslo tonight, August 23, 2012. The film tells the story about adventurer Thor Heyrdahl and his travel in 1947 from Ploynesia to South America on a fleet made of balsa tree.
Pictures: http://www.picturedesk.com/bild-disp...4tVGlraVwiIl19 (click to enlarge)
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Old 08-24-2012, 05:28 AM
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Here are some more pics of the film premiere yesterday


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 **


** side2.no: Skavlan tok pappafri og dro på Kon-Tiki-festen **


** svenskdam.se: Kunglig filmpremiär i Norge ** translation **


** kongehuset.no: Premiere på «Kon-Tiki» ** translation **
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:49 AM
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ah ah, the first pics made me smile. What is the first thing you notice in it? For me it was the tie of the guy far right. Everyone is dark colours, even Queen Sonja, and then his tie has that combination of colours
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Not trend setting , but indeed a nice and eye-catching idea


Today, August 28, King Harald attended the official opening of the energy fair ONS 2012 in Stavanger as well as the opening of two exhibitions at the Stavanger Art Museum: BMW ART CARS at ONS 2012 and Edvard Munch: "Gåten bak lerretet" (The riddle behind the canvas).



** kongehuset.no: Åpnet energimessen i Stavanger ** translation **


** aftenbladet.no video: Kom og bli med på en spasertur ** translation **


** an.no: Royal glede over optimisme i nord ** translation **


** nrk.no: Bedrifter får minister-skryt ** translation **
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King attended the 100th anniversary of military aviation in Norway, Oslo Town Hall, September 1, 2012.
kongehuset.no - Luftmakt i 100 år
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:09 AM
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Yesterday, King Harald presented the Kavli Prize 2012 for Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience in Oslo Concert Hall, September 4, 2012.
kongehuset.no - The 2012 Kavli Prize
In the evening King Harald attended the official banquet held in honour of the Kavli Prize laureates.
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King Harald has attended the official opening of the 125th Oslo Contemporary Art Exhibition today, September 8, 2012.



** kongehuset.no: Høstutstilling for 125. gang ** translation **
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This afternoon, September 21, King Harald has attended the opening of the exhibition "The longest journey, the Royal Family involuntary abroad through the war years 1940-45" at the Glomdals Museum in Elverum.



** kongehuset.no: Den lengste reisen ** translation **


** nrk.no video and article: Her er det ting som vekker minner ** translation **


** h-a.no: Kongen møtte krigsveteran ** translation **
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Old 09-24-2012, 04:25 PM
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Queen Sonja attended the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian Nurses Organisation at the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet today, September 24, 2012.
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(from https://www.sykepleierforbundet.no/v...erte-i-Operaen)

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Old 09-27-2012, 10:56 AM
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Queen Sonja officially opened the new Astrup Fearnley Museum at Tjuvholmen in Oslo today, September 27, 2012.
kongehuset.no - Astrup Fearnley-museet åpnet
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http://www.nrk.no/kultur-og-underholdning/1.8338158 (unfortunately the video can not be seen outside Norway :( )
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Here's an additional picture gallery of the opening today:



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** gettyimages/zimbio: Queen Sonja Of Norway Officially Opens The Astrup Fearnley Museum In Oslo **
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Queen Sonja has visited the archaeological excavations at Re today, October 1, 2012.



** Pic ** kongehuset.no: Slagene på Re ** translation **


** nrk.no: Dronning Sonja på slagmarken i Re ** translation **


** gettyimages/zimbio gallery: Queen Sonja Visits The Archaeological Excavations At Re **


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King Harald and Queen Sonja have received the President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj and his wife for an audience and afterwards hosted a luncheon in honour of the president at the Royal Palace today, October 8, 2012.



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** indre.no: President på Norges-besøk ** translation **
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