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Oslo's Royal Palace to be closed this summer

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Royal Palace in Oslo will not be open for guided tours this summer. In a statement, representatives from the palace apologised and said that they hoped to welcome people back in the summer of 2021. The Royal Palace in Oslo is ordinarily open to the public in the summer. Ticket sales always start on March 1st for tours of the same year. Everyone…
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Why was Queen Elizabeth II’s first state visit to Norway?

This year brings another special anniversary for the Queen’s long and historic reign. This summer marks 65 years since Queen Elizabeth’s first State Visit. It took place in June 1955 and saw the new Monarch travel to the the Kingdom of Norway. So, why was Norway the first nation that the Queen visited after her coronation? The first reason was that the British and Norwegian Royal…
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Crown Prince Haakon opened Oslo's new public library

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway opened Oslo’s newest and largest public library on Thursday. The day of the opening was not random as Crown Prince Haakon opened the library exactly 87 years after his great-grandfather King Haakon VII opened the old…
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Princess Martha Louise's daughter talks about impact of Ari Behn's death

Maud Angelica Behn, daughter of Princess Martha Louise and Ari Behn is also the granddaughter of King Harald and Queen Sonja. She impressed many with her moving speech at her father’s funeral in January this year. Ari Behn took his own life on Christmas Day 2019. For the first time since the death, Princess Martha Louise and her daughters have talked about the hard time with the Norwegian…
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Crown Prince Haakon opens Oslo's new Climate House

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has opened a brand new exhibition house on climate and climate change in Oslo. The exhibition house is owned and operated in co-operation between the University of Oslo and Oslo Natural History Museum. The formal opening was accomplished by…
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Crown Prince Haakon gives final push to Norway’s campaign for seat on UN Security Council

Crown Prince Haakon has taken a high profile role in the Norwegian fight for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. This week, he finds out if the campaign has been successful. In recent days, the Crown Prince of Norway has continued his work on the issue. Last week His Royal Highness attended a digital reception for UN ambassadors on the occasion of the campaign for Norway’s…
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