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Old 09-20-2013, 07:08 PM
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That was one month ago:

King Harald made a trip to the Eastern parts of Svalbard from August 19-22, 2013. He has long had a desire to visit this part of the archipelago to have a closer knowledge of the environmental challenges.
King Harald went on board the MS "Northern District" on August 19 and the ship sailed along the East coast of Svalbard. Along the way the ship included stops in King Karls Land, White Island, Ross Island and Kinnvika.
kongehuset.no - Kongen besøkte Svalbard
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The Norwegian Polar Institute wants to call a land area (an area of about 6,500 km2) of ​​Svalbard after him - Harald V Land. Naming follows a tradition of Svalbard. An area in the West of Spitsbergen was named after King Haakon VII in 1915, and Olav V Land is the name of the Eastern area on the same island.

http://www.nrk.no/nyheter/norge/1.11253482
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Old 09-21-2013, 11:07 AM
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Queen Sonja visited the 100% Norway exhibition at Dray Walk Gallery in London today, September 21, 2013.



** daylife gallery ** gettyimages gallery **


** kongehuset.no: Norsk design i London ** translation **
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Old 09-21-2013, 12:10 PM
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Thanks iceflower!! She looks very good!

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Old 09-22-2013, 06:07 AM
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here is a video NRK TV - Lørdagsrevyen - 21.09.2013

and a nice article with more pictures
http://www.khib.no/norsk/aktuelt/201...ga-paa-besoek/
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On September 20, King Harald granted - amongst others - representatives of the Norwegian Telethon 2013 audience. King Harald is patron of the campaign, its topic is dementia.
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another picture of the representatives outside the castle with the caption:
"TV campaign ambassadors Wenche, Stig Atle and Ann-Iren had a nice chat with the King, who is patron of the campaign. Stig Atle told a receptive King Harald of how it is to be diagnosed with dementia. What a great King, he concludes. Ann-Iren was a teenager when her mother had dementia and could tell the King about how important it is that the family gets support. All three stressed that transparency is incredibly important that dementia will become easier to cope with the disease."
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Duchess of Cornwall dresses to impress the locals in tartan as she visits Scotland to open cancer support centre | Mail Online
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Today, King Harald granted Mr Daví Kopenawa, leader of the Yanomami people, audience, September 27, 2013.
Daví Kopenawa has taken the long journey to Oslo at the invitation of the Rainforest Foundation. King Harald has been with the Yanomami people in April.
Fikk besøk av indianer | ranablad.no
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Old 09-29-2013, 11:05 AM
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a little video NRK TV - Dagsrevyen - 27.09.2013
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Today, King Harald attended the centenary of Det Norske Teatret (the Norwegian Theatre, October 6, 2013.
2000 i kø for gratisbilletter - osloby
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video NRK TV - Søndagsrevyen - 06.10.2013
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Yesterday, October 8, Queen Sonja attended the opening the newly refurnished training centre Quo Vadis? for immigrants in Oslo.


** lehtikuva.fi gallery **


** kongehuset.no: Nye lokaler etter 22 år ** translation **


And King Harald yesterday attended the celebrations for the town Notodden's 100th anniversary.


** telen.no gallery **


** nrk.no: «Hurra for Harald, Kongen vår!» ** translation **


** kongehuset.no: Feiret Notoddens 100-årsjubileum ** translation **
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On September 20, King Harald granted - amongst others - representatives of the Norwegian Telethon 2013 audience. King Harald is patron of the campaign, its topic is dementia.
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article about it (the telethon is named "No time to lose"), King Harald is talking about dementia
- Da må de fortelle meg at det er på tide å legge inn årene - VG Nett om Kongehuset
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King Harald has met people with dementia and their carers and talks about this experience.
He also said: "There is a new term I've learned: Rest Health. It's about taking care of what is left, rather than focusing on what's gone. Those with dementia can still enjoy a walk in the mountains, to get a drive, listen to music or having a conversation. Perhaps they remember nothing of it afterwards, but they have certainly enjoyed the days and hours in which something happens they thrive. I do not know what he who I met will remember of our meeting, but my impression was that while we talked, he was entirely with, at the time, and that he had enjoyed the moment."
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The King's observations show great insight and compassion.
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Today, King Harald attended the 50th anniversary of the Youths of Oslo Motor Centre, October 17, 2013.
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more from the NRF-website kongehuset.no - Besøkte motorjubilant
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and another article with video Kongen av motorsport - NRK
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On September 20, King Harald granted - amongst others - representatives of the Norwegian Telethon 2013 audience. King Harald is patron of the campaign, its topic is dementia.
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The caption says: "The King is pleased that the NRK telethon was very successful, and that the Norwegian people have contributed more than 220 million kroner [which is about 27 million Euro/37 million US Dollar] for the National Health Association and their work with dementia case. As patron of this year's campaign wants King like to thank all of you who gave and above all shaker carriers effort."
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Yesterday, Queen Sonja was officially commissioned in Ullensvang to open the 'Dronningruta' - a panoramic route that carries the Queen's name. It was coincidence that she met participants of 'No Limits' on the tour.

article with video Rørt Dronning Sonja møtte «Ingen Grenser»-deltagerne på tur - VG Nett om Kongehuset
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Christian Fjeldal said: "I was really starstruck. First, I was not sure it was her. Five minutes later, I realized the who it was. It was both a strange and comical situations. It was very interesting to meet her" and "The Queen said that we were tough who took this challenge. She was about to cry when she said it. She was very moved and had tears in his eyes. It was both pleasant and nice that queen herself was so touched by us. It gave us the inspiration to continue on."

more pictures Ingen grenser for Sonjas entusiasme… | Kongebloggen - Kjell Arne Totland
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Yesterday, King Harald attended the centenary of the Norwegian Wrestling Federation, October 25, 2013.
kongehuset.no - Norges bryteforbund 100 år
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Wow.


It's been AGES since I haven't posted here.
Still a fan of Harald and Sonja, of course. More than ever. And forever.
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