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Ingrid Alexandra’s 18th Birthday Gala

  June 17, 2022 at 4:07 am by

This Friday evening, many European crowned heads were in Oslo for the gala dinner offered by King Harald V of Norway and Queen Sonja in honor of the 18th birthday of their granddaughter Princess Ingrid Alexandra, second in the order of succession. On this evening marking his majority  she was surrounded by all her family. In addition to her paternal parents and grandparents, she had by her side her brothers … Continue reading

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Gala dinner for the 18th birthday of Princess Ingrid Alexandra

  June 16, 2022 at 11:45 pm by

The official birthday celebrations for Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway started this thurday. Altough the princess celebrated her 18th birthday in January, the official events have been postponed due to the COVID pandemic. The gala dinner was hosted by the Norwegian government in the new library in Oslo. The princess wore a strapless, ivory and polka-dot gown which was fashioned out of layers upon layers of tulle. She was accompanied … Continue reading

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Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Durek Verrett Are Engaged

  June 7, 2022 at 4:57 pm by

Norwegian princess Märtha Louise is engaged to American shaman Durek Verrett. The couple announced this on Tuesday. It is not yet known when the wedding will take place. Her parents, King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway, officially congratulated the couple via a message on the website of the Norwegian royal family. Crown Prince Haakon and his wife Mette-Marit also wish the couple good luck in the future. 50-year-old … Continue reading

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Norwegian Royals Celebrate National Day

  May 17, 2022 at 4:25 pm by

Today, Tuesday May 17, the Royal Family celebrated Norway’s National Day. The celebrations started in the morning when, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus, attended the children’s parade outside their private Skaugum estate. Their dogs, Molly Fiskebolle and Milly Kakao, were present as well. Later the Crown Prince Couple, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus joined King Harald, Queen Sonja on the … Continue reading

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Official Visit to Sweden: Last Day

  May 5, 2022 at 1:29 am by

The third and last day of the Norwegian Crown Prince Couple official visit to Sweden started early today, Wednesday May 4, when Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Prince Haakon took a train for Gothenburg, in southwestern Sweden. The Crown Prince Couple and Prince Haakon began their visit in Gothenburg by attending a symposium focused on renewable energy at the Lindholmen Science Park. Then Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Official Visit to Sweden: Day Two

  May 4, 2022 at 3:21 am by

The second day of the Norwegian Crown Prince Couple official visit to Sweden started today, Tuesday May 3, with the opening of a Norwegian-Swedish business seminar. Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Crown Prince Haakon attended the seminar that was focused “on digitization and the use of artificial intelligence in the development of green and circular solutions”. Then, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Crown Princess Couple and … Continue reading

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Starts Official Visit to Sweden.

  May 3, 2022 at 4:43 am by

On Monday May 2, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit began a three-day official visit to Sweden hosted by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Following the official welcoming at the Haga castle, the Crown Princess Couple and the Crown Prince Couple attended the opening of the business seminar “Norway and Sweden – stronger together than separately” at the Karolinska Institutet. Then they paid a visit to Kulturhuset, a library … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra Receives Congratulations from the Institutions

  January 21, 2022 at 2:52 pm by

Today, Friday January 21, was a big day for the birthday girl, Princess Ingrid Alexandra. This morning, for the first time, the Princess attended the Council of State at the Royal Palace at the presence of her grandfather, His Majesty King Harald, her father, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and members of the Government. Afterwards the Princess received congratulatory deputations from the Norwegian Institutions and the public sector during … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway Turns 18

  January 21, 2022 at 7:57 am by

Today, Friday January 21, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra celebrates her 18th birthday. The Princess, born at Rikshospitalet in Oslo on January 21, 2004, is the first child of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, and is second in line to the throne following her father and grandfather, King Harald. The Princess is currently studying at Elvebakken Upper Secondary School in Oslo. To mark this special birthday the … Continue reading

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra Visits the Norwegian Institutions

  January 20, 2022 at 7:55 am by

Today, Thursday January 21, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, on the eve of her 18th birthday, paid a visit to several Norwegian institutions. The first stop was the Storting, the Norwegian Parliament, where the Princess was welcomed by the President, Masud Gharahkhani. The Princess toured the Storting hall and met with the first Vice President, Svein Harberg and the Storting’s youngest representative, Maren Grøthe and she was informed about the work of … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to Norway: Last Day – Trondheim

  November 13, 2021 at 6:34 am by

On Thursday November 11, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands spent their last day of the Norwegian state visit in Trondheim accompanied by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The Royal Couple and the Crown Prince Couple paid a visit to Powerhouse Brattørkaia, “Norway’s largest newly built plus house” that produce more clean and renewable energy over their life cycle than what is used for the … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to Norway – Day Two

  November 10, 2021 at 5:26 pm by

Today, Wednesday November 10, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started their second day in Norway by attending a seminar at the Deichman Bjørvika library. King Harald and Queen Sonja were present as well. The seminar, attended by young people from Norway and the Netherlands, was focused on the freedom of expression, combating cyberbullying and the consequences of online hate. Then the Royal Couple was received by Norwegian Prime … Continue reading

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Dutch King and Queen Begin State Visit to Norway

  November 10, 2021 at 2:01 am by

At the invitation of King Harald V, their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started today, Tuesday November 9, a three-day state visit to Norway. Upon their arrival in Oslo the Royal Couple was officially welcomed by King Harald, Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette-Marit with a welcoming ceremony held in the Palace Square outside the Royal Palace. King Willem-Alexander and King Harald inspected a guard of honour. Then, inside … Continue reading

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Royals postpone engagements due to Coronavirus

  March 14, 2020 at 6:34 pm by

The Queen, as well as the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, have postponed their upcoming engagements due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. The Queen was due to visit Cheshire and Camden on March 19 and March 26 respectively. There have been over 700 confirmed cases of the virus in the UK with 21 deaths. A newborn baby from London is the youngest confirmed sufferer of Coronavirus in … Continue reading

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Swedish and Norwegian Royals at World Skiing Championships

  February 10, 2019 at 6:44 pm by

On February 8 and 9, the Swedish and Norwegian royal families met up for the World Skiing Championships in Åre, Sweden. Queen Silvia and King Carl Gustaf joined Crown Princess Victoria and her family as well as Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit as the families watched the Alpine World Cup together. Norwegians Ragnhild Mowinckel won the bronze medal at the events, as well as Kajsa Vickhoff Lie. … Continue reading

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Catherine Stuns In Alexander McQueen During Dinner In Norway

  February 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge led the fashion stakes on Thursday evening during a black-tie dinner hosted at the Royal Palace of Olso by King Harald V of Norway in honour of the Cambridges’ official visit to the Scandinavian nation. ‘Grecian goddess’ was the term most frequently used by the media to describe Catherine’s appearance in a cream chiffon Alexander McQueen evening gown with a cape overlay and diamanté embellishment around … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Haakon Attends Armed Forces Leadership Training Course

  January 15, 2018 at 3:44 pm by

In Sessvollmoen, north of Oslo, Crown Prince Haakon on Monday attended the Armed Forces’ leadership training course at the Armed Forces Personnel and Protective Centre.  He was shown a number of field exercises participants go through over the two-week training period that assists the three branches of the Armed Forces – the Army, the Air Force and the Navy – select “the most qualified and most motivated” people for further leadership training, … Continue reading

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Princess Märtha Louise Hosts Patronage Audiences

  January 8, 2018 at 4:27 pm by

At the Royal Palace in Oslo on Monday, Princess Märtha Louise hosted audiences with representatives of her eight patronages. The focus of the Princess’s patronages is people with disabilities. Her patronages are: the Association for Muscular Disease, the National Association for the Hearing Impaired, the Norwegian Association for the Blind, the Norwegian Association for the Deaf, VIVIL Games, the Norwegian Epilepsy Association, the Norwegian Rheumatism Association, and Ridderrennet. During her audience with … Continue reading

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Mette-Marit Wows In Red At Sports Gala 2018

  January 6, 2018 at 8:15 pm by

The Crown Princess of Norway looked fabulous in a red chiffon frock on Saturday evening as she attended the Sports Gala 2018 at Hamar’s Olympic Amphitheatre alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. Mette-Marit’s frock featured a flowing skirt that came to her mid-calf and sheer sleeves, which she wore with a pair of red lace stilettos and large diamond cluster earrings. During the evening, the Crown Prince Couple took to … Continue reading

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New Year’s Speeches from Denmark and Norway

  December 31, 2017 at 8:32 pm by

Traditional New Year’s speeches from the monarchs of Denmark and Norway were released this evening, offering their respective peoples best wishes for the year to come and giving messages of moral support to the entire community. In Denmark, Queen Margrethe II spoke of how the country has weathered economic crises by utilising the broad talents of the entire population, saying that “Denmark needs different people with their individual abilities and talents, … Continue reading

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