Norway

The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In Norway, there are several traditions on what to eat for dinner on Christmas Eve. The eastern part of the country eats…
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Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri welcomes Nancy Pelosi to Luxembourg

On Sunday, His Royal Highness Henri, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg welcomed the American Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D California) to Luxembourg. The US Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, met the monarch at the Grand Ducal Palace to commemorate the…
Norway

Queen Sonja visits women's prison in Oslo

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway visited on Thursday the high-security Bredtveit women’s prison and detention facility in Oslo. The prison is one of four prisons in Norway with only female prisoners. During Queen Sonja’s very first visit to Bredtveit, she got to meet the prison’s management, staff and some of the inmates. The visit began with a presentation of the prison and…
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Sweden

Princess Christina’s protest towards the Nobel Prize

Tuesday of this week was busy. Both the Swedish and the Norwegian royal families attended events related to the Nobel Prize. In Sweden, many prominent members of the Royal Family were present both at the award ceremony and the following grand gala dinner. During the…
Norway

Norwegian royals attend Presentation of Nobel Peace Prize 2019

On Tuesday, Their Majesties the King and Queen of Norway along with Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in Oslo for the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019. The winner this year was the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. In their statement, the Nobel Peace Prize committee wrote: “The Norwegian Nobel Committee has announced that the Nobel Peace Prize for…
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary opened new emergency centre

Earlier this week, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark opened a brand new emergency centre at the Regional Hospital in the Danish city of Viborg. The Crown Princess’ visit began at the hospital’s new main entrance and lobby, which is also newly…
Norway

Princess Astrid of Norway attends Christmas concert

On Saturday evening, Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner attended the annual Dissimilis’ Christmas Concert at Bærum Culture House just outside the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The Princess is the protector of Dissimilis and always attends their Christmas show. Bærum’s…
Norway

Crown Princess Mette Marit joins King Harald at football match in Oslo

His Majesty King Harald and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit were present at Ullevål Stadium on Sunday during the men’s cup final in football. The final was played between Viking and Haugesund. The two cheered on the football players from the most exclusive part of the VIP stand in Norway’s most famous football arena. Ullevål Stadium has a capacity of 27,000 people…
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