Norway

King Harald highlights Sami language and culture

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is currently on a two-day long visit to Norway’s most northern county, Finnmark. The first day of the visit went to the Sami areas of the county to highlight their language and culture. King Harald started the visit at Karasjok Primary School, where the principal Jan Gunnar Johansen welcomed him. The King was also welcomed with flowers given to him by the…
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King Harald attends football match at Old Trafford

On Sunday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway was on a private visit to the United Kingdom. His Majesty was in the city of Manchester where he attended the Manchester United and Liverpool football match at Old Trafford. He was a guest of honour at Manchester United…
Norway

Healthy Queen Sonja back at work for charity event

There has been a lot of attention on Her Majesty Queen Sonja in recent weeks. It all began about two weeks ago when the Queen had to cancel her performance at an art opening because she had fallen ill. A short time later, it was confirmed that the Queen had an infection in the upper respiratory tract. The Queen also had to cancel her participation last week at the very important and traditional…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja to receive state visit from Slovenia next month

By the invitation of His Majesty King Harald, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor will undertake a state visit to Norway at the beginning of November. This is the first time Slovenia’s president will visit Norway. The trip is a revisit after the King and the Queen’s state visit to Slovenia in 2011. The programme includes an official welcome ceremony at the Royal…
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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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