Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 3

On Thursday, King Harald and Queen Sonja completed their three-day visit to Nordland. After spending two days traveling in northern Norway, the royal visit ended in the Moskenes. The tour began on Tuesday when the King and Queen visited Sørfoll and Steigen. Wednesday the two royals were in Værøy and Røst. When the royal yacht “Norge” arrived at Moskenes, the King and Queen received…
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Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 2

King Harald and Queen Sonja continued their journey in Nordland. They started their visit on Tuesday, and yesterday the tour continued to Værøy and Røst. The royals arrived at Røst on the royal yacht “Norge”. This municipality has 365 islands but only 500…
Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 1

On Tuesday morning, King Harald and Queen Sonja started their annual county journey. This time the Norwegian regents travelled to Nordland. The visit will last three days and end on Thursday. First up was Straumen in Sørfold municipality and Vollmoen in Steigen…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon: "We let people steal our apples"

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Prince Daniel of Sweden attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum in Sweden today. After holding a speech for the assembly where the Crown Prince emphasised the importance of living more sustainably, Crown Prince Haakon shared some of his own experiences with living sustainably. Crown Prince Haakon was interviewed by the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet and explained…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon marks the fifth anniversary of the SIKT-conference

Yesterday, more than 500 former participants were invited to the SIKT five-year celebrations at the Royal Palace in Oslo on the special invitation of his Royal Highness the Crown Prince. Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette Marit and Queen Sonja were present during the celebrations. Following an introduction by HRH Crown Prince Haakon, Berkeley Professor Morten Hansen held a lecture on…
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Sweden

The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

With the christening of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, the third child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, later this morning, we are taking a look back at the christenings of her grandfather, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.  King Carl XVI Gustaf was born…
Norway

The Norwegian Royal Guards suffer under unusual heat wave

Southern Norway is now in an unusually warm period. A heat wave has hit the country and has lasted almost a month with temperatures of 30-32 degrees Celsius during the daytime. This is quite different from what the southern parts of Norway generally has – very low temperatures throughout the year. This heat wave has also affected the Norwegian Royal Guard. Now, measures have been taken to…
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