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Crown Prince Haakon honoured fallen Norwegians from WW1

On Sunday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended a ceremony to honour fallen Norwegians from the First World War. The ceremony started at 11.00 with a music performance by the naval music corps before Stavern Men’s Choir sang the “Navy Hymn”. Then, Defence  Minister, Frank Bakke-Jensen held a short speech. Bakke-Jensen said: “His Royal Highness the Crown Prince…
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Queen Sonja hands out namesake Print Award in London

On Thursday evening, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out the Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 to Emma Nishimura in the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The artist Emma Nishimura was born in 1982 and lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Her work includes both traditional…
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King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon participate in the NATO exercise Trident Juncture

His Majesty King Harald and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise. The royals visited the area around Røros, an area in Norway with mountains and plains. On arrival, the King and Crown Prince received a broad introduction to the military exercise Trident Juncture, the largest NATO exercise in Norway since the 1980s and the Cold War. Following…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to be godmother of ship, “Crown Prince Haakon”

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway will be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship “Crown Prince Haakon.” This was announced on Friday by the Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, Ole Arve Misund to the Norwegian press. The ship will be baptised by godmother Princess Ingrid Alexandra in the city of Tromsø, in northern Norway, on 17 November. During the ceremony, the…
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Crown Prince Haakon attends the funeral of war hero, Joachim Rønneberg

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the funeral of one of Norway’s greatest war heroes from the Second World War, Joachim Rønneberg. The funeral was held in clear, sunny weather in Aalesund in the western part of Norway where Rønneberg came from. Joachim was 99-years-old and died of old age at his local retirement home on 21 October. He leaves behind a…
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