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Old 10-02-2020, 10:04 PM
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Too bad Princess Mette-Marit wasn't there, but probably because she had health problems, it would be risky.
She never attends this. Neither did Sonja when she was Crown Princess.

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Old 10-03-2020, 04:41 AM
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I think it is simply traditional. After all the queen consort has no constitutional role either.
There was quite a debate about the Queen attending or not back in 1991. The King virtually insisted on her attending, which some parlamentarians were not too happy about at the time, which I find odd because it is the origin job of every female or male consort to support the head of state at events such as these. I couldn´t think of any other monarchy which would have discussed this. And Queen Maud also attended when she was not abroad and could somehow make it.
So, no, this is not just about tradition.
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There was quite a debate about the Queen attending or not back in 1991. The King virtually insisted on her attending, which some parlamentarians were not too happy about at the time, which I find odd because it is the origin job of every female or male consort to support the head of state at events such as these. I couldn´t think of any other monarchy which would have discussed this. And Queen Maud also attended when she was not abroad and could somehow make it.
So, no, this is not just about tradition.



Probablythe Issue arrised because there was no Queen conosort forover 50 years and before that Queen Maud also rarely attended because at that time of the years she was often in the UK. So it has almost become a tradition that the onlythe King and Crown Prince attended.
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Old 10-10-2021, 01:05 PM
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What about the opening of parliament this year - no date set, yet?
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What about the opening of parliament this year - no date set, yet?
There have been elections recently. Perhaps first a new government has to be formed.
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What about the opening of parliament this year - no date set, yet?
According to the official calendar it will take place tomorrow, October 11.

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Opening of the Storting
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His Majesty The King will undertake the formal opening of the 166th session of the Storting. Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will also be in attendance (13:00)
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Old 10-11-2021, 07:13 AM
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Here's a gallery and a video of the opening today:


** tt.se gallery ** bt.no: Kongen har ankommet Stortinget ** rex gallery ** gtresnews gallery **


And a copy of the King's speech in English:


** regjeringen.no: The speech from the throne by His Majesty The King on the occasion of the opening of the 166th session of the Storting **
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It looks like a very short speech. How long does the King speak?
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More photos here:

https://www.kongehuset.no/nyhet.html...9253&sek=26939
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King Harald delivering the 'Throne Speach' and the 'State of the Realm' at state opening of Parliament on Monday 11. Septemper.
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