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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Norway

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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Norway

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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Serbia

Crown Prince Alexander congratulates Serbian Jews

Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia has extended his congratulations to the Jewish community in Serbia and the Republic of Srpska on the occasion of the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. The Crown Prince has also contacted leaders of the Jewish community in Serbia to congratulate…
Norway

Queen Sonja met volunteers for Norway’s TV-Charity Campaign

Queen Sonja spent Thursday at the Activity House at Tøyen in the capital of Oslo. Here she met volunteers who are getting ready for the upcoming charity TV campaign for the state television channel NRK. The Queen is a ‘high protector’ for this year’s TV campaign. Together with the Secretary General of CARE, Gry Larsen, and TV Action Leader, Vibecke Østby, Queen Sonja met…
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