Norway

Crown Prince Haakon learns more about food waste

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has for many years had climate change and environmental issues as a major focus of his work. This week, the Norwegian Crown Prince paid an official visit to two places in Vestfold in Norway, which put climate issues high on the agenda. His Royal Highness visited the waste company Vesar and the factory’s experience center “The magical factory”.
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe starts a Jubilee week by celebrating others

Denmark is gearing up for more celebrations for its queen as Margrethe II prepares for the latest festivities for her Golden Jubilee. But the week that will end with a party for Margrethe, it began with the Danish queen celebrating others. Margrethe II presented the Rungstedlund Prize at the Karen Blixen Museum. The Queen of Denmark was welcomed with flowers and a large crowd. The…
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Norway

Queen Sonja finds herself back in her old classroom

This week, Queen Sonja was able to help mark a special anniversary for her. On September 6th 2022, the Queen of Norway was present at the 100-year commemoration for Slemdal school, where she herself attended class. The queen was shown around the school grounds by…
Norway

King Harald hands out the Kavli Award

The Kavli Award is three research prizes awarded every other year in Oslo by the American Kavli Foundation and the Norwegian Academy of Sciences. King Harald of Norway has handed out the Kavli Award for 2020 and 2022. This happened, firstly, in an awards ceremony which was held in the Oslo Concert Hall. A reception and dinner followed, attended by His Majesty, the winner, and other guests in…
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Norway

King Harald on his future son-in-law, Durek Verret: “This is a culture collision”

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have until now been silent about controversial statements made by their future son-in-law, Durek Verrett. Among them is that he recovered from coronavirus with the help of a medallion. He sells the same medallion on his website for more than 200 US dollars. Now, King Harald and Queen Sonja have spoken about this for the first time. Speaking to the press…
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