Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria teams up with Prince Oscar and Princess Estelle on World Water Day

World Water Day is a United Nations day celebrated on March 22 each year to raise awareness of the lack of clean drinking water in many parts of the world. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden highlighted the day this year with two events. Ahead of World Water Day, the Crown Princess, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar met the organization Wateraid to talk about what life without clean water looks…
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Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria visits Strömsholm Castle

Sweden is a small kingdom that has very many castles. For several centuries, the Swedish nobility was strong and during Sweden’s time as an empire, many castles were built throughout Sweden, especially in the southern parts of the kingdom. Crown Princess Victoria has…
Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria hands out prestigious awards

The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities was founded by Queen Lovisa Ulrika in 1753. The Academy’s main purpose is to promote and fund research in the humanities and social sciences as well as cultural environmental care. On March 21st 2022, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended their annual celebration in Stockholm. The gathering and subsequent dinner were held…
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Norway

King Harald tests positive for Covid

King Harald of Norway has tested positive for coronavirus. The Norwegian Royal Court confirmed that the king, who is 85, has the virus on the morning of Tuesday March 22nd 2022. In a statement, it was stated that King Harald tested positive on March 22nd. The monarch…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon visits NATO exercise

Uncertain times in Europe create the need for more military exercises. One of NATO’s largest military exercises in Norway is currently underway. It has been named Cold Respons. Crown Prince Haakon visited this exercise on March 21st 2022 and was clear in his message…
Norway

Princess Astrid speaks of joy at being able to continue her late mother's work

Crown Princess Märtha’s Memorial Fund provides financial support for social and humanitarian measures in organizations and associations. The fund was established on 1 April 1929 under the name “Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Märtha’s Fund”. After the Crown Princess death on 5 April 1954, it was decided that the work of the fund should be continued under the name…
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Norway

Queen Sonja to visit Venice

As pandemic restrictions ease, royal visits overseas are beginning again and Norway’s Royal Court has just confirmed that Queen Sonja will open the exhibition “The Sámi Pavilion” during the international art exhibition in Venice on 21 April. The exhibition…
Norway

King Harald presents medals during last World Cup race of ski season

Skiing has always been important to the Norwegian royal family. It has been an important part of Norwegian cultural heritage for over 1,500 years. King Harald, like his father and grandfather, is very interested in skiing and often shows up to watch the Norwegian athletes both in Norway and abroad. King Harald was present this weekend during the World Cup in biathlon in Holmenkollen, just…
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