Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja continue their county tour

This week, King Harald and Queen Sonja are visiting western parts of their kingdom. This is the first time the queen has taken part in engagements after she had to cancel her participation during the State Visit from South Korea last week due to an infection in her leg. On Tuesday, the king and queen visited the two municipalities, Jondal and Odda. Five municipalities in Hordaland are to be…
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Norway

Queen Sonja back at work following foot infection

Yesterday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was back at work following the news last week that she had an infection in the leg. Together with her husband, His Majesty the King, they started their county tour to Hordaland in the western part of Norway. It was on Tuesday of…
Romania

Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown re-elected as head of the Romanian Red Cross

Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown, was elected for a second term as president of the Romanian Red Cross. Her Majesty received 82 votes out of a total of 82 voters. The Romanian Red Cross National Society gathered in the meeting of the Steering Committee and then in the General Assembly of the organisation. Her husband Prince Radu was also present. He will have a more active…
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Norway

State visit to Norway from South Korea – Day 2

On Tuesday June 11th 2019, the president of South Korea started his two-day long state visit to Norway. On June 13th, the visit in Oslo was concluded in the morning before the royals and the president-couple travelled on to Bergen to visit western Norway. The day was started…
Norway

State visit to Norway from South Korea - Day 1

A two-day state visit from South Korea to the Kingdom of Norway got underway on Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in and Ms Kim Jung–sook were met by Crown Prince Haakon at Oslo’s Grand Hotel. Together they departed for the Royal Palace where, following the short drive from the hotel, they arrived at a grand welcome ceremony. The King inspects his soldiers before the President arrives. Photo…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon inspects Royal Guard at Akershus Fortress

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway inspected the Royal Guard at Akershus Fortress on Friday morning. There were two significant changes in this year’s program for the annual inspection. First, the King was not present. Secondly, the inspection was held at the grand Akershus Fortress and not at the military camp at Huseby, where the Royal Guards have their headquarters. Sven…
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