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King Harald attends award ceremony for Norway's royal guard

King Harald has given an audience at the Royal Palace on the occasion of this year’s presentation of “The Royal Guard`s Watch” and “Brigadier Leif Schanche’s Honour”. The chief of the Norwegian royal guards, Lieutenant Colonel Trond Forbregd, presented the awards to the guards in the presence of the King on June 18th 2021. Soldier Unnar L. Hauksson from Sogndal received The…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit highlight safety at sea

Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit have attended an event organized by the Norwegian Rescue Society. The royals got to try their hand at lifesaving at the harbour area in Oslo. The rescue company’s general secretary Rikke Lind informed Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit about what measures have been taken by the rescue company now that the summer holidays are…
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Queen Sonja to open commercial gallery in Oslo

A longer interview of Queen Sonja was published on Monday this week by state TV show NRK. The interview was done on the occasion that the Queen will open a commercial gallery in Oslo to strengthen the artists’ finances. The gallery will sell art and all proceeds will…
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Norway's royals meet survivors from the 2011 terror attack

Norway’s royal couple and Crown Prince Couple recently met many of those who survived the terrorist attack on Utøya in Norway in 2011. This year marks ten years since the terrorist attack on the young people on Utøya and on the government quarter in Oslo. The Royal Family has met several survivors after the July 22 attacks and has reacted strongly to survivors being exposed to hate…
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King Harald could lose mooring for his boats

King Harald of Norway may be deprived of three boat berths he has at his disposal in Oslo. A long-standing dispute between the Norwegian government and the Sea Centre at Killingen on Bygdøy outside Oslo could lead to the king and several others losing their berths. One…
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Princess Astrid of Norway highlights Handicap Association

Princess Astrid of Norway has highlighted the efforts of the Norwegian Handicap Association to improve the situation of disabled people. The older sister of King Harald spoke at the 90th-anniversary celebration of the association on Saturday, where she said that equal treatment for those with disabilities would not have been possible without the Handicap Association. The Princess said…
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