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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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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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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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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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Royals in Denmark and Norway Mark 500 Years Since The Reformation

  October 31, 2017 at 8:28 pm by

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation was celebrated in Denmark and Norway today, with members of each respective country’s royal family in attendance. At Christiansborg Palace, the Danish Parliament, the Danish Royal Family attended the government’s official commemoration of the anniversary, where Queen Margrethe II delivered a speech, saying that “the Denmark we know today can not be imagined without the Reformation.”  A concert was hosted in the evening at the DR … Continue reading

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Guestlist for the Cremation Ceremony of King Rama IX

  October 26, 2017 at 2:29 am by

The cremation ceremony of king Rama IX of Thailand will be attended by members of 16 royal families. The royal guests started to arrive yesterday. Sixteen royal houses will be represented. The foreign royal guestlist is as follows: Belgium: Queen Mathilde Bahrein: Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa  (Prime Minister of Bahrain) Bhutan: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wanchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema Denmark: Crown Prince Frederik Japan: Prince and Princess … Continue reading

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King of Norway Opens 162nd Session of Stortinget

  October 9, 2017 at 3:51 pm by

The King of Norway has opened the 162nd session of the Stortinget, the Norwegian parliament, on Monday October 9th. In his one and only visit to the Stortinget for the year, King Harald delivered the government’s aims for the coming year from the throne before declaring the session open. He spoke of the government’s aim to “develop a society that is sustainable in economic, social and environmental terms”, while also discussing … Continue reading

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A Family of Surfers: Norwegian Crown Princely Family Attend Eurosurf 2017 Opening

  October 7, 2017 at 2:39 pm by

Crown Prince Haakon was joined by his family on Saturday for the opening day of competition of the Eurosurf 2017 tournament, which is taking placed in Borestranda, outside Stavanger, in the south of Norway. The Prince is on the organising committee for this year’s event. He toured the competition site, met with Norwegian athletes taking part; before Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus arrived in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Statue of Queen Sonja Unveiled in Park of Royal Palace

  July 4, 2017 at 6:27 pm by

One of Queen Sonja’s 80th birthday gifts was unveiled today in the park of the Royal Palace of Oslo: she received a bronze statue of herself from the Norwegian Tourist Association. It depicts the Queen, an avid hiker and nature person, sitting on a rock with her hiking backpack open next to her. It was designed and sculpted by Kirsten Kokkin, who said she envisioned Queen Sonja “overcoming a challenge, and reflecting … Continue reading

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Pavlos and Olympia’s Milestone Birthdays Celebrated With ‘Revolution’ Bash

  July 2, 2017 at 7:19 am by

Last night, Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece and his eldest child, Princess Maria Olympia, were joined by scores of friends and family for a joint milestone birthday celebration at a sprawling manor in Gloucestershire. Prince Pavlos turned fifty in May, while Olympia will celebrate her twenty-first birthday on July 25. Among the guests attending the ‘revolution’ themed bash were Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess … Continue reading

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A Royal Guard Inspection At Huseby Leir

  June 9, 2017 at 3:36 pm by

In the drizzling rain, King Harald V inspected the Hans Majestet Kongens Garde at their Oslo barracks, Huseby Leir, on Friday. He was accompanied by Crown Prince Haakon. The King went on to present annual awards to two guards. The Guard’s Watch, given to the ‘best guard of the year’, was awarded to Leading Private Siri Karine Borge Thøgersen, who is the first female to receive the honour since its inception in 1934. Lieutenant Even … Continue reading

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Haakon and Mette-Marit Open Blue Cross Children’s Station

  May 29, 2017 at 3:29 pm by

On Monday, the Crown Prince and Princess of Norway were in the Sagene district of Oslo where they presided over the official opening of the Blue Cross’s first Children’s Station in the capital. Haakon and Mette-Marit were given a tour of the centre, which is open as a meeting place for children and families who are suffering because of “vulnerable life situations” like mental health issues, drug addiction, or poverty. … Continue reading

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Gratulerer Med Dagen Norge! Norway Celebrates National Day

  May 17, 2017 at 3:23 pm by

The Norwegian Royal Family has helped the country celebrate National Day with traditional festivities at Skaugum and in Oslo. Crown Prince Haakon (who has already started to grow his beard back!) and Crown Princess Mette-Marit with their two children, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus kicked off the day on the steps of their home in Asker, watching the Asker Municipality children’s parade go past. The family – joined … Continue reading

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