Norway

Princesses who married commoners: Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn

In connection with the imminent wedding of Princess Eugenie’s and Jack Brooksbank, we take a look at other princesses who have married commoners. Here is the story of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, who married the author and artist, Ari Behn in 2002. Ari Behn was born in Aarhus, Denmark. As a child, he lived in Denmark and England for a period before the family moved to northern Norway.
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon completes his trip to New York

Thursday evening, Crown Prince Haakon ended his four-day-long visit to New York. The Crown Prince was in New York from Monday until Thursday to participate in the General Assembly of the United Nations. Many European royals have travelled to participate in the markings under…
European Royals

Tsar Simeon of Bulgaria publishes new book

His Majesty Tsar Simeon of Bulgaria has this week published his latest book. The book is called “One Purpose, Bulgaria” and was released in a ceremony held at Vrana Palace in Bulgaria. “In the last 73 years, I have worked and devoted myself solely to the Bulgarian cause”, said His Majesty in an interview with the national press. Before thanking his supporters for the release of…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon begins his visit to New York

On Monday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway started his four-day-long visit to the USA. The Crown Prince will stay in New York until Thursday to participate in the General Assembly of the United Nations. The visit started with a meeting on the issue of…
Sweden

Swedish royals attend State Opening of Parliament

On Tuesday, large parts of the Swedish Royal Family attended the State Opening of Parliament in Stockholm. This falls only a few weeks after a dramatic election. On Monday, the parliament chose a new chairman and on Tuesday they voted to resign the prime minister and begin the process to give Sweden a new government. Nevertheless, before the process of negations can begin the Royal Family needed…
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Norway

Queen Sonja opens art exhibition in France

On Sunday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja began her two-day visit to France. Her Majesty Queen Sonja was present during the opening of the exhibition “Forces de la Nature” at the National Ceramics Museum in Sèvres. The display is a tribute to Norwegian creativity in modern…
Norway

Queen Sonja opens new exhibition in Queen Sonja’s Art Stable

After being closed for a few weeks, Queen Sonja’s Art Stable in Oslo is now open again with a brand new exhibition. It was Her Majesty The Queen who opened the brand new show on Thursday evening. During the summer, visitors could see the Norwegian national costumes which are privately owned by the members of the Royal Family. Now a new and more modern exhibition has taken over the old stable…
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