Norway

Queen Sonja cancels events due to illness

Queen Sonja of Norway has been forced to cancel an event due to an infection. On Tuesday evening, Queen Sonja should have opened an exhibition with her own works at Galleri Bi-Z in Kristiansand. The exhibition had been planned for three years. The Royal Court later confirmed the news and issued a short statement regarding Her Majesty`s health. “The queen has contracted an infection in the…
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Serbia

Crown Prince Alexander congratulates Serbian Jews

Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia has extended his congratulations to the Jewish community in Serbia and the Republic of Srpska on the occasion of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. The Crown Prince has also contacted leaders of the Jewish community in Serbia to congratulate…
Norway

Queen Sonja met volunteers for Norway’s TV-Charity Campaign

Queen Sonja spent Thursday at the Activity House at Tøyen in the capital of Oslo. Here she met volunteers who are getting ready for the upcoming charity TV campaign for the state television channel NRK. The Queen is a ‘high protector’ for this year’s TV campaign. Together with the Secretary General of CARE, Gry Larsen, and TV Action Leader, Vibecke Østby, Queen Sonja met…
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Norway

King Harald, Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon attend the State Opening of Parliament

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja were joined by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon on Wednesday as they performed the State Opening of the Norwegian Parliament, Stortinget, in the country’s capital, Oslo. This was King Harald’s 28th State Opening that he has presided over as King of Norway and was the 164th time that the Norwegian parliament has officially opened. Military…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon concludes UN trip to New York

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has had a hectic week in New York. He arrived on Sunday evening and has had a hectic programme through the week; Thursday was his last day before returning to Norway. On Monday, the Crown Prince attended events regarding climate change, and this continued on Tuesday with meetings with, among others, the King of Jordan and actor Alec Baldwin. On…
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