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Old 01-22-2009, 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by HRHofNothing View Post
Cute Video. But I have a question.

Looking at pictures and video like this you wonder what is the point of Royalty? This looks like any other family enjoying a picnic outside their somewhat small-ish cabin. Should'nt pictures of the Crown Prince of Norway and his family be, I don't know, more REGAL?
Well, this is why I like them so much. Norwegian are very down to earth / no fuss people so images like these go right to our hearts.

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Old 01-22-2009, 06:19 AM
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Old 01-22-2009, 06:29 AM
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I’m very glad they don’t release pictures and videos on such an occasion that are very stiff and formal. I much more enjoy seeing them like this. The point of royalty isn’t to have a royal family that act and look regal.

Eating outside, or being outside in that kind of weather is very common up here. We have a saying that translates to: it’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing, and many of us kind of live by that saying. They were all approximately dressed and kept warm also by being active. Spending the day like we see the Crown Prince family do here is admired and very common within the Norwegian society.

Marius is a lot older than Ingrid and Magnus, and in any case I don’t think this video is enough to judge by. Both Mette-Marit and Haakon are seen interacting with all the children, and I can’t see how the children are treated differently. The focus is more on Ingrid, but she is the heir and it’s her birthday so that is natural. But I love how they include the whole family in these yearly birthday videos.
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:05 AM
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Thanks for the lovely pictures and video. It´s nice to see a family like theirs, enjoying themselves normally in those awesome surroundings. Even though they are royals, that doesn´t mean they have to be always shown in regal occasions. What a fantastic relationship CP Haakon has with Marius!
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:34 AM
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra Celebrates 5th Birthday
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My god! I must have to go the Norway. I never saw anything as beatiful as those images of their contryside. Such breathtaking.
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Old 01-23-2009, 03:08 PM
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the pictures are lovely. it's great how the norwegians always manage to look relaxed and down to earth, even in official pics! they all look great. i can't believe ingrid and sverre are so grown up already!
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the countryside is breathtaking! Just amazing!
It's beautiful; I agree.

Some more photos from Ingrid's birthday - The Norweigan Royals: Princess Ingrid Alexandra turns 5
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Old 02-02-2009, 06:06 AM
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I can't believe Ingrid-Alexandra is 5 i remember reading the reports when she was born.
Time flies doesn't it

Norway looks as beautiful as ever, so does the royal family. Espec the Birthday Gilrl.

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Old 02-08-2009, 09:36 AM
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The countryside and the family are beautiful! Great pictures, thank you very much!
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Old 02-08-2009, 11:07 PM
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Adorable family! Haakon and M-M are by far my favourite royals. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:16 PM
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Miss Alexandra is so grown... She looks like her mother that is so cute!! :)

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra's 6th bday

Today, 21 January 2009, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned six years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released eight new photos of the Princess.

The pictures were taken earlier this week by photographer Jo Michael at the Crown Prince and Crown Princess' estate Skaugum.

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Old 01-20-2010, 10:31 PM
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Already six years old - time flies. These are lovely pictures of Ingrid Alexandra! She resembles her mother and her brother Marius quite much IMO, aside from the hair colour.
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Happy Birthday Princess Ingrid! What stunning photo too!
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Old 01-21-2010, 01:18 AM
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Oh I can't believe Ingrid Alexandra is six already. It seems as if I was just reading about her birth! She looks like her mother.
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Old 01-21-2010, 02:44 AM
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Old 01-21-2010, 05:57 AM
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Great photos, thanks a lot!
She looks like her grandfather Harald.
It is strange but I can see a bit o CP Victoria in her. Well maybe its because I have great simpathy to them

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