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Old 06-19-2012, 09:53 AM
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Crown Prince Haakon to sit on the committee of the Olympic Youth Games 2016

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Youth Olympics in 2016

HRH The Crown Prince has agreed to sit on the committee of the Olympic Youth Games in Lillehammer in 2016. The Committee will act as an advisory body to the Board for the Youth Olympics.

Tuesday afternoon's Crown Prince Haakon in Lillehammer, together with, among others, IOC President Jacques Rogge, on the occasion of the launch of the Youth Olympics in 2016.

The Crown Prince will meet the youth teams at Birkebeineren stadium. In the evening he participates in a formal opening dinner on Maihaugen which marks the start of work on the event.

The Committee will consist of members appointed by the Ministry of Culture, the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Lillehammer, as well as members appointed by the Board in Lillehammer Youth Olympics Organising Committee (LYOGOC), from municipalities, county councils, sports associations and sports bodies and government agencies and other organizations .

About Youth Olympics
Youth Olympic Games have so far been held twice, namely in Singapore in 2010 (summer) and in Innsbruck 2012 (winter). In two years the Youth Olympic Games (summer) held in Nanjing, China.

Youth Olympic Games 2016 will be a key part of a 10-year effort for Norwegian youth sports. There will be a unique partnership between sport and educational and cultural institutions.

Youth Olympics held over 10 days in all winter olympic sports. Participants will be aged 15 to 18 years.

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Crown Prince Haakon was also in the committee of the World Ski Championships in Oslo in 2010. Here he dedicated himself especially in recruiting and supervision of volunteers, including to ensure cultural diversity among the volunteers.

Similarly, His Majesty King Harald, Crown chairman of the committee during the World Ski Championships in Oslo in 1982. King also engaged actively in connection with the Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer in 1994. King Harald was honorary chairman of the organizing committee LOOC.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:42 AM
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Yesterday, November 13, Crown Prince Haakon attended the first meeting of the organization committee of the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer. Prior to the meeting Haakon tried out the new curling hall



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 **


** lehtikuva.fi gallery ** aftenposten.no: Kronprins curling! **


** kongehuset.no: Møte om Ungdoms-OL ** translation **
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:42 AM
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Has anyone really read that translation at the official Norway Royal Family site? That's a bit embrassing IMO for something translated so badly to be part of the Official site.

And Haakon? Before you try something in front of the cameras, you really need to practice somewhere. His form was pretty bad I'm sorry to say.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:58 AM
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Thanks iceflower for the links

Here is a long video from the Curling Hall
Kronprinsen lærte curling av Ottestad-gutter - Hamar Arbeiderblad
Imo he did quite well!

@Tiggersk8 The translation from the NRF website is not the official one but it has been done with Google Translator, hence the "bad" translation.
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The Youth Olympic Games will begin tomorrow and members of the NRF will attend quite some official events and watch the competitions

from the official events calendar:

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11.02.2016 - 14.02.2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attend the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games 11 - 14 February.

12.02.2016 2016 Youth Olympics: Reception
Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attend an official reception on the occasion of the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympics (15:00).

12.02.2016 2016 Youth Olympics: Opening Ceremony

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attend the opening ceremony of the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games (19:00).

14.02.2016 - 16.02.2016 2016 Youth Olympic Games
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince attends the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games 14 - 16 February.
There is a detailed press program which says where you can find them ;-)
http://www.kongehuset.no/binfil/down...php?tid=134563
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We can also expect CP Frederik of Denmark
H.K.H. Kronprinsen overværer 2nd Youth Olympic Games 2016 | Kongehuset - Forside
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thanks fairy tale.
Looking forward to it especially with Ingrid-Alexandra lighting the flame
kongehuset.no - Prinsessen tenner OL-ilden

Nice that Frederik will be there as well.

Today Haakon speaking about the upcoming games
http://36.media.tumblr.com/a36e5ee07...j2d5o1_500.jpg
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Today Haakon speaking about the upcoming games
http://36.media.tumblr.com/a36e5ee07...j2d5o1_500.jpg
Here are videos of the radio interview and an article about what he said, like about how it was for him to lit the flame.
p3.no » – Taco kvar fredag!
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(The translation is very bad unfortunately.)

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Here are videos of the radio interview and an article about what he said, like about how it was for him to lit the flame.
p3.no » – Taco kvar fredag!
Google Translation
(The translation is very bad unfortunately.)

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I've written about this interview and translated parts of it in this post:
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Thank you so much ROYAL NORWAY!!!

Today, Queen Sonja opened The Norwegian Olympic Museum. CP Mette-Marit was also in attendance, February 11, 2016.
kongehuset.no - Opptakt til OL-festen
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Article with Ingrid Alexandra and Haakon visiting the games today
Prinsessen er klar med OL-ilden - NRK Hedmark og Oppland - Lokale nyheter, TV og radio
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Ingrid Alexandra is lighting up the flame right now
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Ingrid Alexandra is lighting up the flame right now
It was lovely ceremony. Ingrid-Alexandra was very nice, a little bit nervous, but it is understandable.
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photos of IA at the ceremony
kongehuset.no - Prinsessen tente OL-ilden
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Those were some great photos of Ingrid Alexandra from the ceremony - she looks so grown up now!
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An article:
Prinsesse Ingrid Alexandra fulgte i sin fars fotspor - Ungdoms-OL 2016 - VG
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Thank you so much ROYAL NORWAY!!!

Today, Queen Sonja opened The Norwegian Olympic Museum. CP Mette-Marit was also in attendance, February 11, 2016.
kongehuset.no - Opptakt til OL-festen
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Three more photos
Picture 1 - Picture 2 - Picture 3

CP Haakon opened the Curling competition.
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​Stjernespekket åpning av curlinghallen
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King Harald and Queen Sonja greeted the volunteers on Friday afternoon.
Picture 1 - Picture 2

To heldige frivillige fikk møte kongeparet
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Many pictures of the Royal Family during the events
https://www.picturedesk.com/bild-dis...c-2732d03f1055

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The moment King Harald officially opened the Olympic Youth Games 2016 in Lillehammer.
https://twitter.com/youtholympics/st...69587838734336 (video)
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Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette- Marit , Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus ski together with young immigrants:
https://www.picturedesk.com/bild-dis...a-e7593cb88684

http://www.nrk.no/sorlandet/kronprin...ski-1.12802585
https://translate.google.com/transla...585&edit-text=

http://www.adressa.no/100Sport/ol/article690767.snd
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Thank you, fortimo!

Here is the article with photos from the NRF-website:
kongehuset.no - Skiskole med unge flyktninger
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https://twitter.com/Royaleurope/stat...33058123845632
https://twitter.com/Royaleurope/stat...27516294832129
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Mette-Marit said:
"It was all very special. First and foremost, I was mom of a 12 year old girl who would light the Olympic Flame. It meant that I was very proud, told the Crown Princess this morning."

Mette-Marit:Â*– Mest opptatt av at det skulle gÃ¥ bra med Ingrid - Ungdoms-OL 2016 - VG
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