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Comfort, strength and hope: the royal messages of Christmas 2020

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on as December gets under way. And amidst the many royal traditions associated with the festive season, the Christmas speech given by monarchs around Europe remains a high point for many. While always filled with seasonal greetings, they are also a chance to share reflections and often include rare personal messages and royal contemplations of the year…
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Sweden

Prince Daniel inspires youth in eastern Sweden

Over the past several years, the Prince Daniel Fellowship has become an essential player in Sweden, focusing on young people. On 29 November, Prince Daniel of Sweden, together with inspirers from the Prince Daniel Fellowship, visited the city of Botkyrka to talk about…
Norway

King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon visit Armed Forces Museum

King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon have visited Akershus Fortress in Oslo to tour a new exhibition marking 30 years since King Harald became King of Norway at the Armed Forces Museum. King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon were welcomed to the Armed Forces Museum by Norway’s Chief of Defence, Eirik Kristoffersen, Commander Arne Opperud at Akershus Fortress and Museum Director Erling…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon prepares for major US visit

The Crown Prince of Norway is set to visit the United States for a major visit in the coming day. Crown Prince Haakon’s trip, from December 5th to 9th 2021, was announced by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in November and it’s understood that it will…
Norway

Queen Sonja attends a lecture on the history of cross country skiing - Norway's national sport

Cross-country skiing is Norway’s national sport. Indeed, it is a well-used saying that most Norwegians are born with skis on their feet. Last Thursday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja was present at a history of skiing evening at the Ski Museum in Oslo. Author Thor Gotaas delivered a lecture on the brothers Marius and Stein Eriksen and their significance in Norwegian skiing and alpine…
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Luxembourg

Luxembourg's royals visit art exhibition

The Luxembourgish Grand Ducal Family closed the week by revisiting the exhibition “Viv(r)e la matière” (“Live the material”).  The exhibition spreads through the four floors of the 19Liberté building, which Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stéphanie officially opened back in 2016 and currently houses private banking facilities, as well as exhibition spaces. The exhibition…
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