CoronavirusNorway

Queen Sonja's Art Stable postpones new exhibition

On Monday morning, it was announced that the new exhibition that should have been in the Queen Sonja’s Art Stable this spring has been postponed. The gallery has been closed for the last month to prepare for the new exhibition “Castle + Munch” and was scheduled to be opened in March. However, because of the current coronavirus epidemic, the opening of the exhibition has now been…
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CoronavirusThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima send message of support

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima have sent a message of support as the Netherlands takes more stringent measure to reduce the risks of the coronavirus. Just yesterday, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the closure of all schools, daycare centres, cafes, restaurants, coffee shops, sex clubs and sports clubs until 6 April at least. The message was posted the official Twitter and reads…
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CoronavirusNorway

King Harald addresses Norwegian people from quarantine

On short notice, Sunday evening, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway held a live televised speech to the Norwegian people regarding the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus. The speech was held at the Royal Lodge which lies just outside Oslo. This is where both King Harald and Queen Sonja have been in quarantine from Thursday of last week. Then, the Norwegian government decided to quarantine anyone…
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CoronavirusThe GloucestersThe Netherlands

Joint engagement between Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester cancelled

The Centenary Reception of the Anglo-Netherlands Society due to be attended by Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on Tuesday has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. An official statement on their website reads, “We have taken this decision with a heavy heart, but it reflects our collective, precautionary judgement, taking full…
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