Crown Prince Haakon approves changes in the government in extraordinary Council of State

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has, as Crown Prince Regent on behalf of his father, held an extraordinary Council of State today. The extraordinary Council of State was announced to the public only one hour before it was held at the Royal Palace in Oslo and was very unexpected. The extraordinary Council of State was held because Prime Minister Erna Solberg wanted to make some…
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The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United…

Grand Duke Henri welcomes Nancy Pelosi to Luxembourg

On Sunday, His Royal Highness Henri, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg welcomed the American Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D California) to Luxembourg. The US Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, met the monarch at the Grand Ducal Palace to commemorate the Battle of the Bulge. Speaker Pelosi led a joint Democrat and Republican congressional delegation that took part in the…
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Queen Sonja visits women's prison in Oslo

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway visited on Thursday the high-security Bredtveit women’s prison and detention facility in Oslo. The prison is one of four prisons in Norway with only female prisoners. During Queen Sonja’s very first visit to Bredtveit, she got…

Princess Christina’s protest towards the Nobel Prize

Tuesday of this week was busy. Both the Swedish and the Norwegian royal families attended events related to the Nobel Prize. In Sweden, many prominent members of the Royal Family were present both at the award ceremony and the following grand gala dinner. During the…

Serbia’s Crown Prince Couple Donated Car to Centre for People with Disabilities

Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia visited a home for people with disabilities in the Serbian city of Stamnica earlier this week. The main objective for the visit was to deliver a van for transporting disabled people, a vehicle given as a donation from the Crown Princess`s foundation. The donation, worth 13.500 Euros, was provided with the help of the Lifeline…
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Crown Princess Mary opened new emergency centre

Earlier this week, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark opened a brand new emergency centre at the Regional Hospital in the Danish city of Viborg. The Crown Princess’ visit began at the hospital’s new main entrance and lobby, which is also newly…

Princess Astrid of Norway attends Christmas concert

On Saturday evening, Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner attended the annual Dissimilis’ Christmas Concert at Bærum Culture House just outside the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The Princess is the protector of Dissimilis and always attends their Christmas show. Bærum’s Deputy Mayor, Siw Wikan and Secretary-General, Benjamin Zahl Bergem welcomed the Princess when she arrived at the Culture…
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