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Old 06-17-2012, 01:48 PM
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Blog entry with pictures and a nice description of meeting the CP Couple
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Thanks for the answers. We haven't got royalty... I had to know what is the deeper reason for these visits, because it seems they have only fun and light jobs, watch different programmes... So nothing serious, but maybe the more important works are in the background. I can't imagine, how big is their authority in different decisions, Norway isn't a absolute monarchy, but the royalty aren't "marionette figures"?

The Royal Family in Norway has little real political power, but fills an important symbolic function as the Head of State and official representative of Norwegian society and industry. The monarchy also plays a crucial unifying role that becomes particularly evident in times of national crisis. This was clearly demonstrated during WWII, when King Haakon VII, who opposed the Nazi invasion of Norway in 1940, fled Norway to work against the occupation from exile in London.
Furthermore the RF represents a link to the national history and gives a sense of continuity.I believe their work contains just as many enjoyable parts (like visiting the different counties,attending lavish parties etc.) as serious,challenging meetings and discussions that require deep understanding,research and study.
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The Royal Family in Norway has little real political power, but fills an important symbolic function as the Head of State and official representative of Norwegian society and industry. The monarchy also plays a crucial unifying role that becomes particularly evident in times of national crisis. This was clearly demonstrated during WWII, when King Haakon VII, who opposed the Nazi invasion of Norway in 1940, fled Norway to work against the occupation from exile in London.
Furthermore the RF represents a link to the national history and gives a sense of continuity.I believe their work contains just as many enjoyable parts (like visiting the different counties,attending lavish parties etc.) as serious,challenging meetings and discussions that require deep understanding,research and study.
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large picture gallery from the whole county visit
Norway Royal visit to More & Romsdal - Images | Julian Parker

There are some really cute ones here of Prince Sverre Magnus and Princess Ingrid Alexandra hugging The Crown Prince & Princess as they leave the Royal Yacht "Norge" to visit Brattvag (click to enlarge).
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Gosh, what beautiful scenery and what beautiful pictures. I love this couple and their children and it´s so great to see them together doing a tour and meeting many obsviously delighted citizens.
Ingrid Alexandra and Sverre are gorgeous. And their parents dress them so well and fitting to each occasion.
Congratulations to Norway for their Royal Family.
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a blog entry of someone who was with the CP Couple on the hiking tour with nice pictures (click to enlarge) and a video
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I think this page has some new photos about this trip:
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This is sweet:
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