Norway

Queen Sonja hands out the Queen Sonja School Award 2019

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out “The Queen Sonja School Award” for 2019 on Monday. This year’s prize went to Stigeråsen school in the southern city of Skien. The Queen was welcomed by Principal Kim Aas, School Inspector Dorthe Naur and Student Council Leaders Jørgen Bjerkøen and Maram Alayoubi. Minister of Education Jan Tore Sanner was also present at the arrival of Her…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Astrid join efforts against landmines

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium met this week in Oslo to continue their fight against the use of landmines. It is 20 years since the Convention prohibiting the production, use, storage and export of anti-personnel mines came into force. On Monday, Crown Prince Haakon spoke at the opening of the fourth oversight conference. Crown…
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Romania

Call for Russian Ambassador's resignation following attack on Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania

Royal Central reported yesterday that Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown, was attacked by the Russian government. The Russian embassy in Romania issued a negative statement on the Romanian royals following Margareta’s warning on Russian aggression in Europe. This news has now made big headlines in international media and has become a political crisis in Romania. This event…
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Finding Queen Maud in Oslo

This year, it is 150 years since Norway’s Queen Maud was born. This is marked by Royal Central with several articles where we look at the life of the British princess who married a Danish prince and ended up as a Norwegian queen. In Oslo today, the city that Maud once…
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The lost tiara of Queen Maud

This year, it is 150 years since the Norwegian Queen Maud was born in London. Much has been written about the queen who was elected to be monarch together with her husband as a new Norwegian royal couple in an independent Norway in 1905. When Queen Maud came to Norway, she…
Norway

Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attend football match

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit were present during the women’s football cup final in Norway on Saturday. The final was played in the capital of Oslo at the Telenor Arena and was close match between the archrivals Lillestrøm and Vålerenga. They gave the royals a great game in the fight for the Norwegian championship. “We are all…
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