Norway

Crown Prince Haakon marks the fifth anniversary of the SIKT-conference

Yesterday, more than 500 former participants were invited to the SIKT five-year celebrations at the Royal Palace in Oslo on the special invitation of his Royal Highness the Crown Prince. Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette Marit and Queen Sonja were present during the celebrations. Following an introduction by HRH Crown Prince Haakon, Berkeley Professor Morten Hansen held a lecture on…
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Sweden

The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

With the christening of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, the third child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, later this morning, we are taking a look back at the christenings of her grandfather, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.  King Carl XVI Gustaf was born…
Norway

The Norwegian Royal Guards suffer under unusual heat wave

Southern Norway is now in an unusually warm period. A heat wave has hit the country and has lasted almost a month with temperatures of 30-32 degrees Celsius during the daytime. This is quite different from what the southern parts of Norway generally has – very low temperatures throughout the year. This heat wave has also affected the Norwegian Royal Guard. Now, measures have been taken to…
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European RoyalsGreece

Who is King Constantine II of Greece?

On the occasion of His Majesty King Constantine of Greece’s birthday today, we look back on the monarch’s life, his time on the throne, time in exile and return to Greece. King Constantine was born on 2 June 1940 in Athens. He was only one-year-old when Italy and…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon attended Entrepreneur's Market

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended on Wednesday the Entrepreneur’s Market in Oslo at the Lillo Estate and Farm. It is the second consecutive year in which the Entrepreneur’s Market is organised at Lillo Farm by the industry company, The AF Group. During the event, Crown Prince Haakon was accompanied by Oslo’s Mayor, Marianne Borgen, and Group Executive Vice…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon to continue as UNDP Ambassador

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway signed an agreement with the UN Development Programme, UNDP, where he is committed to continuing his efforts as a goodwill ambassador for their programme. The Crown Prince received UNDP’s leader, Achim Steiner, in an audience at the Royal Palace on Tuesday morning. Achim Steiner took over as head of UNDP after Helen Clark in 2017.
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